Kevin Nealon

Aired:  07/22/09 Views: 46,222

Kevin Nealon discusses some of the prophetic storylines from "Weeds" that have happened in real life, like fires and autoerotic asphyxiation. (6:50)

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> Jon: WELCOME BACK.

MY GUEST TONIGHT A COMEDIAN

WHOSE UPCOMING FILM IS ALIENS IN

THE ATTIC.

ALSO ONE OF THE STARS OF

SHOWTIME'S "WEEDS."

>> YOU CERTAINLY ARE.

>> IS THE MANAGER AROUND.

>> DOUG WILSON, TOP DOG, GRAND

PUBA.

WHAT DO YOU NEED?

>> A JOB.

>> HANK ON A SECOND.

HEY, YOU ARE FIRED.

>> WHAT?

>> FIRED.

>> WHAT DID YOU DO?

>> FIRED.

>> NOTHING, YOU NEED TO GET

LAID.

>> IF YOU NEED (bleep) CAN I

HOOK YOU UP.

MY COUSIN RACH YALE BROKE UP

WITH HER BOYFRIEND.

>> SHE DOES LOOK ANYTHING LIKE

YOU?

>> KIND OF.

>> GET OUT OF HERE.

>> Jon: PLEASE BELL COME BACK

TO THE SHOW KEVIN NEALON.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> WOW.

>> Jon: A LOT OF CURSING IN

THAT CLIP.

>> I'VE BEEN HEARING POTTY MOUTH

ALL NIGHT BACKSTAGE.

NOT JUST A CLIP BUT YOU MY

FRIEND HAVE REALLY SKRAEUPD THE

BOTTOM.

>> Jon: CAN I TELL YOU WHY I

DO IT?

>> IT'S EASIER.

YOU ARE REALLY LAYING INTO THE

MICHAEL JACKSON COVERAGE.

>>

>> Jon: AND ONLY TWO WEEKS

AFTER IT SORT OF ENDED.

>> I WOKE THIS MORNING AND IT

SAID BREAKING NEWS.

YOU THOUGHT IT WOULD BE

SOMETHING ABOUT IRAQ OR

SOMETHING THEY FOUND OUT WHERE

HIS BODY WAS.

>> Jon: STILL.

THAT'S TWO WEEKS AFTER GMA HAD

THE SCOOP THAT HIS BODY WAS IN A

CEMETERY.

[ LAUGHTER ]

SO WHERE IS IT?

>> I GUESS FOREST LAWN.

I DIDN'T WATCH BECAUSE I'VE HAD

ENOUGH OF IT.

>> Jon: IT WAS BREAKING NEWS,

KEVIN.

>> IT WAS BREAKING NEWS.

IT HAS TO BE MORE THAN BREAKING

NEWS.

IT HAS TO BE SHATTERING NEWS.

ITS THAT BE BEYOND AWESOME NEWS.

>> Jon: THEY'VE LOST YOU.

A NEWS ORGANIZATION HAS TO PUT

UP A FLASHING HOLY (bleep)

WITH A SIREN GOING OFF IN THE

WHOLE THING.

>> AND THE PEOPLE RUNNING BEHIND

LIKE --

>> Jon: I WANT TO SEE LOU

DOBBS WITH HIS BEARD ON FIRE

JUST RUNNING.

[ LAUGHTER ]

DOUSE ME, DOBS.

DOUSE ME.

[ LAUGHTER ]

>> SO THEY'VE BLOWN IT FOR ME.

NO MORE BREAK NEWS.

>> Jon: HOW HAS L.A. BEEN?

IS THE TOWN STILL IN THE GRIPS

OF THE DEATH AND THE

CONTROVERSIES OR IS IT -- ARE

WE -- HAS THE TOWN MOVED ON?

>> THEY'VE MOVED ON.

THEY ARE LOOKING FOR THE NEXT

CELEBRITY DEATH.

[ LAUGHTER ]

AND IT WILL HAPPEN.

IT WILL HAPPEN.

>> Jon: THAT WILL BE BREAKING

NEWS, I WOULD IMAGINE.

DEMANDS.

>> WE'LL SEE HOW MUCH STUFF WE

CAN BREAK.

>> Jon: YOU ARE ON A PROGRAM.

OBVIOUSLY YOU HAVE A CHILD OF

YOUR OWN T-FPLZ A PROGRAM THAT

PROMOTES PROM MISS CUEITY AND

DRUG USE.

IS THERE A MESSAGE YOU WOULD

LIKE TO SEND TO THE KIDS OUT

THERE RIGHT NOW THAT MAY BE

WATCHING TONIGHT.

THEY LOOK UP TO KEVIN NEALON,

LITERALLY, FIGURE ACTIVELY.

THEY SAY HERE SAY GUY, I RESPECT

HEM.

I LOVE HIS COMEDY.

HERE HE IS PROMOTING THIS

HEDONISTIC ABYSS.

>> I'M GIVING THEM A CHOICE.

I'M SHOWING THEM THE RIGHT

CHOICE.

>> Jon: DRUGS OR SEX, WHAT IS

THE OPTION?

>> THE OPTION IS THIS YOU JUST

SAY NO OR YOU JUST SAY YEAH,

I'LL TAKE IT.

[ LAUGHTER ]

>> Jon: SO IN YOUR MIND WHAT

THE KIDS ARE LOOKING AT HERE IS

A YES OR NO CHOICE.

>> IT'S THAT CLEAR CUT.

IN BETWEEN THAT IS BREAKING

NEWS.

[ LAUGHTER ]

YOU KNOW WHAT I'M SAYING?

YOU KNOW WHERE I'M COMING FROM?

[ LAUGHTER ]

>> Jon: IS WHAT YOU ARE DOING

ON THE SHOW "WEEDS."

BECAUSE I KNOW HOW HOLLYWOOD

PROPAGANDA WORKS.

ARE YOU TRYING TO INDOCTRINATE

CHILDREN WITH THE MARIJUANA

LIFESTYLE?

IS THAT THE GOAL OF THE SHOW?

WHAT IS THE ACTIVISM BEHIND IT?

>> WHAT I'M TRYING TO DO IS --

I'M TRYING TO -- AND THAT'S

BASICALLY WHAT.

[ APPLAUSE

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

-- WHAT I'M TRYING TO GET

ACROSS.

THE THING ABOUT WEEDS IT'S VERY

PROPHETIC.

IT'S INTERESTING THAT A LOT OF

THE THINGS WE'VE DONE THAT SHOW

HAVE ACTUALLY HAPPENED IN REAL

LIFE.

A COUPLE SEASONS AGO THE TOWN IN

THE SHOW BURNED DOWN.

WE WERE FILMING IN VALENCIA AND

IT BURNED OUT.

>> Jon: WEIRD.

>> COINCIDENTAL.

>> NUMBER TWO THE DRUG WARS AT

THE BORDER, EL PASO.

IT'S THE WHOLE THING WE WERE

DOING, TIJUANA.

COULD HAPPEN.

>> Jon: WAIT, WAIT, WAIT.

[ LAUGHTER ]

YOU ARE SAYING YOU GUYS HAVE

DRUGS ON YOUR SHOW AND THERE'S A

DRUG WAR.

>> I'M SAYING THAT OUR SHOW

MOVED DOWN TO THE MEXICAN BORDER

AND NOW -- INVOLVED IN A DRUG

CARTEL, DRUG LORDS, DRUG WARS.

>> Jon: NOW IT'S A BIG THING.

>> THAT HAPPENS A YEAR AGO ALL

THE ARMY TRUCKS MOVING IN.

TWO.

THREE.

AUTO-EROTICA ASIXATION.

[ LAUGHTER ]

>> Jon: LET ME -- IF I MAY.

WARMER.

>> GETTING THERE.

BREAKING.

WE DID THAT ON OUR SHOW.

MY CHARACTER WAS INVOLVED IN

SOMETHING LIKE THAT.

HAPPENED IN REAL LIFE.

I WON'T NAME NAMES.

BUT IT HAPPENED.

LET ME TELL YOU SOMETHING.

IT'S A VERY DANGEROUS SPORT CALL

IT.

[ LAUGHTER ]

I WOULD NEVER -- I WOULD NEVER

DO THAT MYSELF UNLESS SOMEBODY

WAS ACTUALLY BREAKING INTO MY

HOUSE AND STRANGLING ME THEN IT

WOULD BE CONVENIENT AT THAT

POINT AND I WOULD HAVE NOTHING

TO TO LOSE.

>> Jon: IF I HAVE ANY TAKE

AWAY FROM THIS INTERVIEW AND WE

DON'T HAVE A SUM UP A MORAL

MESSABLE.

IT'S NOT SO MUCH DON'T DO DRUGS.

YOU ARE SAYING TO THE KIDS OF

AMERICA IF YOU ARE GOING TO

(bleep) OFF FOR GOD'S SAKES

GET SOME AIR.

>> WHAT YOU ARE SAYING BASICALLY

IS I'M ALL FOR THAT YOU KNOW

WHAT I'M SAYING?

>> Jon:

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