Matt began performing stand-up comedy in 1999 when he was a sophomore at Brown University, where he founded the Brown Stand-up Comics. In 2001 he was selected as one of the "five funniest college students in America" by HBO.com and performed at the US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado. He has also been a staff writer for the Late Show with David Letterman, the Jeselnik Offensive, Ellen, and VH1's Best Week Ever. He has appeared at the US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, CO and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, OR. He has also written for the game shows Cash Cab, Stump the Schwab, The Chase, and the World Series of Pop Culture. He has written for the Spike Guys Choice Awards and was a consultant on the 2014 MTV Movie Awards. He has won two Daytime Emmy Awards.