This week, Matt welcomes podcaster and writer Evan Ross Katz to the program! This interview – among other things – also celebrates Matt joining Evan as the new producer of his podcast, Shut Up Evan (And yes, the first two episodes of the season are available wherever you get your podcasts.) Matt chats with Evan about the origins of Evan’s podcast, his early writing career and love of fashion, his passion for reality TV, and his recent deep dive into the Survivor TV series. They make plenty of time to cover his deep and limitless love of Sarah Michelle Gellar as well.
In this episode, Matt is joined by the delightful, fun, and charming Jason Ritter for: a chat about the phenomenon that is Gravity Falls, Jason’s role in Frozen 2, their mutual love of gaming new and old, and Jason’s work on Drunk History and Another Period. They also show some love for previous guest (and sister) Carly Ritter as well as discuss a deep dive into their quarantine music picks.
On this week’s episode, Matt is joined by actor, editor, writer, and all around creative force of nature, Kathleen Choe! Kathleen talks with Matt about her origins in film editing and acting, her recurring roleon the Netflix series Maniac, as well as her appearances on Show Me a Hero, Quantico, Younger, Broad City, Mysteries of Laura, Forever, and Delivery Man. They also chat about staying motivated in a time of quarantine and the importance of having a multitude of diverse skills in the current creative landscape.
This week Matt welcomes actor, writer, singer and internet nerd, Lisa Foiles, to the show. Lisa has a brand new fantasy/fiction book called “Ash Ridley and the Phoenix” out right now. Lisa chats with Matt about the origins of her new book, the process of writing it, getting it published, and the difficulties along the way. They also talk about her cat nemesis Kevin, creating on YouTube, returning to song writing, growing up a child actor and finding your focus to grow what you love.
On the podcast this week, Matt is joined by nerd, rapper, dancer, actor and Nintendo lover, Super Smack. Together the two of them discuss Super Smack’s performance origins, his latest EP, “Neon Red,” song writing, collaborations, and his earliest gaming memories. They also discuss Smack’s roots in musical theater, his presence and plans for YouTube, tour life, his music videos and upcoming projects.
This week Matt is joined by drag artist, burlesque performer, actor, and nightlife phenom Theydy Bedbug. They chat with Matt about how they got their start, as well as what attracted them to nightlife. They discuss crafting their acts and where they draw inspiration from. The two also speak about the competitive drag scene, winning awards and growing as a performer.
This week Matt welcomes producer, burlesque performer, actor, singer and incredible human, Heart Crimson! Heart joins Matt to chat about their annual burlesque show Burlexes. From production to casting to performing and more, we get a retrospective of the show. They also talk about what the future of the show holds and how Heart plans to continue to grow it. You can see this year’s Burlexes on September 14th at WOW Cafe Theater in NYC. Ticket details coming soon so stay tuned!
In his latest chat, Matt sits down with actor, voice actor, improviser and podcaster Scott Thomas. The two chat about the origins of The Infinity Podcast, as well as how Scott met his co-hosts Rachel “Quirky” Schenk and Patrick Willems. Scott also talks about his journey as an actor, from training to doing VO and motion capture for his character in Red Dead Redemption 2. Matt and Scott also chat about, punk music, Marvel movies, and wrestling.