Matthew McConaughey to start stand-up comedy career

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Matthew McConaughey wants to try his hand at stand-up comedy.

The ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ star has admitted he was planning on embarking on a stand-up tour this year before the coronavirus pandemic caused the shutdown of venues and placed restrictions on travel and large gatherings.

Matthew was inspired to try out a career as a funnyman as he loves the “no-filter communication” provided by comedy, and although he can’t hit the road just yet, his stand-up tour is still on the cards for the future.

Speaking during an appearance on ‘The Russell Howard Hour’, he said: “I haven’t shared this with many people but stand up is a no-filter communication.

“What I do as an actor, which is why I’m interested in doing stand up, is my raw expression goes through four filters before it gets to the

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Matthew McConaughey owes pretty much his entire career to this drunken golf story | This is the Loop

It’s hard to remember a time when Matthew McConaughey wasn’t a walking, talking, living, breathing legend. But, according to rumor and heresay, there was such a time. 1992, to be exact, when McConaughey was just one of a bajillion prospective film students at the University of Texas. In a year’s time, he would be a cult hero thanks to his turn as Wooderson in ‘Dazed & Confused’, but it was a role he might never have gotten if it weren’t for one (very) drunken golf story.

The scene, as it’s laid out in Melissa Maerz’s new book ‘Alright, Alright, Alright: The Oral History of Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused’, is this: Don Phillips, Hollywood casting agent (and legendary drinker), bellies up to the bar at the Hyatt Austin. It’s the summer of ‘92. Phillips is in town filling a few final roles for a film he calls “this generation’s ‘Fast

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Silo Pharma, Inc. Launches Scientific Advisory Board with Appointment of Dr. Matthew Johnson of John Hopkins University

Industry Recognized Expert in Psychedelics and Related Safety Guidelines

NEW YORK, Nov. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Silo Pharma, Inc. (OTCQB: SILO) a developmental stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the use of psilocybin as a therapeutic, today announced it has formed a Scientific Advisory Board for evaluating opportunities to advance strategies related to the use of psychedelic and psilocybin drug therapies. The company appointed addiction medicine and drug dependence researcher Dr. Matthew W. Johnson, Ph.D. as a member of the advisory board.

“Psilocybin research is one of the most intriguing and fastest growing areas of biotechnology, as it is believed that psychedelics hold the potential to address some of the largest and most challenging diseases such as depression, CNS related disorders, anxiety, PTSD, and Parkinson’s,” said Eric Weisblum, CEO of Silo Pharma. “The establishment of our Scientific Advisory Board reflects our commitment to pursuing multiple, strategic opportunities for privately-funded research.

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Matthew McConaughey shares his thoughts on his children following his career path

“Look, I want them to do whatever it is they’re fashioned to do,” he said.

Matthew McConaughey is one proud papa.

After his 12-year-old son Levi made a rare appearance on the personal Instagram of his mother, Camila Alves McConaughey, fans couldn’t help but notice how similar the two looked.

And, during an interview with Entertainment Tonight on Monday, the 50-year-old actor could help but gush about his eldest child.

“Levi is the most considerate person I’ve ever met,” McConaughey said. “He’s extremely considerate, and a very, very sensitive young man and really cares — really caring kid. And he, like me, has a very much perfectionist bone in him.”

“He’s a great salesman, he’s a great debater, he’s a great storyteller, he’s becoming a really good storyteller,” he gushed. “He’s becoming

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Matthew McConaughey on why he went to film school instead of becoming a lawyer, and his trick for getting out of a career rut

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  • Matthew McConaughey, an Academy Award-winning actor and author of Greenlights recently appeared on the “5 Questions with Dan Schawbel” podcast.
  • McConaughey kept a diary for 35 years to get through hard times and remind himself of habits that led to positive life outcomes.
  • He explained that his father’s death forced him to take risks and discover his own identity.
  • Dan Schawbel is a bestselling author, speaker, entrepreneur, and host of the “5 Questions with Dan Schawbel” podcast, where he interviews world-class humans by asking them just five questions in under 10 minutes.
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You might know Matthew McConaughey as an Academy Award–winning actor who has appeared in over 40 feature films that have grossed over $1 billion. But he’s also a deeper thinker, family man, and professor — and, after decades of keeping

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Matthew Stafford faces ‘good buddy’ Matt Ryan in first game back in Georgia since college

ALLEN PARK — While most remain fixated on Matthew Stafford’s relationship with Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw as the World Series unfolds, the Detroit Lions quarterback will face one of his best friends in Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan this weekend.

This matchup also represents Stafford’s first game back in Georgia since he was leading the Bulldogs more than a decade ago. The Lions quarterback spoke with reporters via Zoom on Wednesday, detailing his “unique and special” relationship with Ryan. The two have vacationed together, won a church league basketball championship in Atlanta and their wives remain close friends. Stafford chalked the pair’s bond up to similar life experiences as NFL quarterbacks with intimate ties to the state of Georgia.

“They’ve been awesome. From a male perspective, there’s only 32 other guys, 31 other guys that kind of do what I do and what he does,” Stafford said. “Not too many of

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Zovio Announces Matthew Hillman as Executive Vice President of University Partnerships

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CHANDLER, Ariz., Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Zovio (Nasdaq: ZVO), an education technology services company, announced that Matthew Hillman has joined the company in the newly created position of Executive Vice President of University Partnerships.

Hillman is responsible for providing industry-leading service to Zovio’s existing and new university partnerships. This includes ensuring the superior delivery of services as Ashford University transitions to The University of Arizona Global Campus later this year.

“By appointing Matt Hillman to lead our new University Partnerships team, Zovio is continuing to execute on its go-forward strategy,” shared Zovio Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer Andrew Clark. “Higher education is at the forefront of adapting to the increasingly virtual world that COVID-19 has accelerated. Zovio has proven experience delivering online, data-driven education services that meet

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Meet Howard County Education Board Candidate: Matthew Molyett

ELLICOTT CITY, MD — When voters cast their ballots in the Nov. 3 elections, they will be asked to select individuals to serve on the Howard County’s board of education.

Patch asked each candidate to answer questions to help provide voters with information about who they are and their stances on various issues. We are printing their responses in full, unedited except for spelling or punctuation. Below are the responses from candidate Matthew Molyett.

Age (as of Election Day)


Town/City of Residence

Ellicott City

Office Sought

County School Board

Party Affiliation

Nonpartisan office – registered Democrat


Spouse – Mel Molyett
Children – 7th grade, 3rd grade, Kindergarten

Does anyone in your family work in politics or government?

Not in my immediate family


Master of Science – Cybersecurity


Technical Leader – Malware Research @ Cisco Talos.
Information Security and Technology as a field (12 years)

Campaign website

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