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Where the Hell is Matt?

Apologies if everyone has seen this but I just came across it today and thought people here would enjoy. And since Matt is living in Seattle it's somewhat local. Anyway I don't think the video requires much introduction so consider spending 3 and a half minutes watching it if you haven't seen it.

Matt is a 30-year-old deadbeat from Connecticut who used to think that all he ever wanted to do in life was make and play videogames. He achieved this goal pretty early and enjoyed it for a while, but eventually realized there might be other stuff he was missing out on. In February of 2003, he quit his job in Brisbane, Australia and used the money he'd saved to wander around the planet until it ran out. He made this site so he could keep his family and friends updated about where he is.

A few months into his trip, a travel buddy gave Matt the idea of dancing everywhere he went and recording it on his camera. This turned out to be a very good idea. Now Matt is quasi-famous as "That guy who dances on the internet. No, not that guy. The other one. No, not him either. I'll send you the link. It's funny."

that's excellent 22.Jan.2007 01:21


This is not really related but I came across this video clip the other day and I wanted to share it but haven't had time to write something up. It's just a reminder that US culture used to be very different in terms of the values expressed. A lot of people have remarked that they don't feel like they're living in the same country they grew up in. Well, watch this clip from The Andy Griffith Show and compare it to the government's actions of present-day US. Yes, the US government at the time was still doing some really evil stuff, but the people, the citizenry, were promoting a set of values that is not as common today. It's quite interesting.


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GreenPartyMike Minnesota

Where is Matt, some guy who is doing what to better our world?

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So why is this on Indy media? Portland Indy media no less, one of the better Indy Media sites?