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.
From the producers of Never Not Funny, "Playing Games with Jimmy Pardo" is a funny and fast-paced pop culture trivia game show hosted by comedian and veteran game show host Jimmy Pardo (National Lampoon's Funny Money, Race to Escape). Joined by a different celebrity guest co-host every week, Jimmy welcomes three call-in contestants and puts them through their paces, testing their knowledge of movies, TV, music and headlines from the last five decades. The one who makes it to the final round will compete against our celebrity guest to win a fabulous grand prize, but the real prize is all the laughs delivered along the way!
Never Not Funny is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by comedian and TV personality Jimmy Pardo and producer Matt Belknap. Since 2006, the show has offered comedy fans the unique opportunity to eavesdrop on freewheeling conversations between Pardo and his sometimes famous, always funny friends. Unscripted. Unedited. Unstoppable. It's Never Not Funny.
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…Listen
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…Listen
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…Listen
Dave Anthony and Matt Belknap are two major figures in the world of podcasting. Dave co-hosts Walking The Room, the "comic's comic" of podcasting. Matt co-hosts Never Not Funny, one of the longest running podcasts around. They know full well what it's…Listen
We're back this week with Matt Belknap. While he discussed the origins of AST and Never Not Funny last week, we learn this week about the growth of podcasting since his involvement. The ever divisive issue of podcast monetization comes up and Matt and Jeff discuss…Listen