London born Matt Kirshen's precision wit has earned him an impressive
reputation on the international comedy circuit. Most recently his
appearances on @Midnight, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Late Late Show with
Craig Ferguson, Paul Provenza’s Green Room, and as a finalist on NBC's
Last Comic Standing has earned him a whole new host of fans in the
United States and a surprising number of other countries worldwide.
He has also recorded a half-hour special for the World Stands Up, Comedy
Central, and has acclaimed festival appearances at Montreal, Edinburgh,
Kilkenny, Glastonbury, Reading, Leeds, Bermuda, and Amsterdam.
His debut CD, "I Guess We'll Never Know" was named in Punchline
Magazine's top 10 albums of 2009 and his hit appearance at the 2008 Just
For Laughs festival in Montreal resulted in no fewer than 4 of his gags
appearing in the Montreal Gazette's round up of their best jokes of the
Matt has appeared in and written for numerous television shows and Radio series, including the critically acclaimed series Bigipedia which ran for 2 seasons on the BBC.
More recently, his comedy and science podcast Probably Science has gained him fans in the science world, and has led to appearances on Neil deGrasse Tyson's StarTalk, and the Science channel's How To Build Everything, which he also co-wrote.
His youthful looks disguise a veteran comic with over a decade of
experience, and a wealth of smart, funny and relatable material, making
him a firm favorite with all types of audiences. While it's his prime-time
NBC appearances that most American comedy fans will recognize him from,
they are often surprised at the breadth and scope of his material,
described by one reviewer as "intelligent, but with the emphasis firmly
on the funny"
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