Matt Belknap is a producer, entrepreneur, and barber. He began Aspecialthing, the premier comedy message board, which later brought about AST Records. You might recognize him from the very popular podcast Never Not Funny hosted by Jimmy Pardo. He also produces Doug Loves Movies, Bear Down Podcast, and The Smartest Man in the World.
November 28, 2016
Matt Belknap (Never Not Funny) grew up listening to hip hop artists like Run-D.M.C. and Public Enemy, but he wasn’t initially convinced that he would like a hip hop musical. Then he listened to the Hamilton cast album from start to finish on a family car trip. He hasn’t really listened to any other music since, he says. He joins Travon and Mike to explain what won him over and why he’s planning a one-month “Hamilton fast.” Plus, their three-way “Aaron Burr, Sir” sing-along is one for the books.
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November 26, 2013
The sweet dulcet tones of Never Not Funny’s Matt Belknap are all over today’s Sklarbro County! Matt takes us through how ASpecialThing, an online message board he created originally for Tenacious D fans became a hub for comedy fans to connect with each other, how his role on Jimmy Pardo’s podcast Never Not Funny has evolved over the years, and gives us the info on the 5th Annual Pardcast-a-thon. As always, Daniel Van Kirk is here to bring us crazy stories that involve a grocery store melee between groups of women, a man who installs a middle finger statue after buying the house next to his ex-wife, and a drunk man who wakes up to find himself inside a body bag at a morgue. Later, Steven Seagal drops by to respond to Jean-Claude Van Damme’s viral epic split stunt. Make sure to check out Daniel Van Kirk’s NFL column over at cover32.com and don’t forget that you can now get your tickets for the Sklar Bros one-hour special tapings at the Majestic Theatre in Madison, WI. Also, the brand new Sklarbro County shirt is available in the Earwolf store just in time for the holidays!
August 31, 2012
Our good friend Matt Belknap sits down to chat with us on this week’s Totally Laime! Matt describes to us how to play Candyland with kids, how he felt like an outcast taking the short bus to school as a child, and growing up in a haunted house. Plus, Andy & Elizabeth have their own stories about dealing with creeps. Enjoy!
September 7, 2011
In the immortal words of Boyz II Men: “It’s so hard to say goodbye to yesterday.” Our third place contestant is “yesterday” for the sake of this metaphor. Who will get the bronze metal? Our Aussie friends down in The Little Dum Dum Club? Our crazy sketch guys and gal at Left Handed Radio? Elizabeth and her husband Psychic Andy of Totally Laime? Listen in and find out!