Metal and comedy -- two very disparate forms of entertainment -- found a common companion in superfan comedian Jim Breuer. Once and always known as Goat Boy on Saturday Night Live and the hippy stoner Brian who summoned Jerry Garcia's ghost in Half Baked, Breuer's obsession with music is part of what defines him past those two rightfully immortal characters.
Breuer is also a real, no-bullshit family guy who takes care of his aging father and even documented the experience in a film, More Than Me. He believes in prayer, but with no dogma attached. He has three daughters with whom he listens to Raffi. Breuer's keeping busy past standup with a slot on SiriusXM's Raw Dog Comedy channel. He recently wrote a book with a mouthful of a title, I'm Not High (but I've Got a Lot of Crazy Stories About Life as a Goat Boy, a Dad, and a Spiritual Warrior).
Recently, we had a pretty awesome conversation with Breuer -- one of those interviews that doesn't bore you when you're typing it up. In fact, upon a second listen, it's like you feel as if you've actually learned something about the world and the artist. Here's a peek into the complex life of Jim Breuer.