An interview with Matt Kazam (MattKazam.com), star of “40 is Not The New 20” show at the Riviera! Matt is a veteran comic with 25 years experience who can be seen performing at all the Nation’s top comedy clubs, casinos and theaters. Matt has performed stand-up comedy over 6,000 times in 45 states and 7 countries. Matt has also performed over 1,000 corporate and private events. He has an amazing ability to work any crowd, anywhere, any venue.
Stand-up comedy has been a dream for Matt his whole life. Growing up in New York City, he started performing shows for family and friends at the age of three, but it wasn’t until graduating college at George Mason University with a Degree in Finance, that Matt finally took the plunge as a full time stand up comedian.
He has made numerous television appearances on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing”, Fox’s “Big Red Couch”, Comedy Central’s “Stand-Up Stand-Up”, VH-1’s “Fools For Love”, TLC’s “Two For Vegas”, The Discovery Channel’s “Lux List”, WGN’s “The Bob & Tom Show” and has served as the opening act for such notable comedians as Chris Rock, Pauly Shore, Kevin James, Robin Williams, DL Hughley and Drew Carey. Matt has also expanded his performing venues to include the Internet. He has appeared with Tommy Davidson on the Rascal’s Comedy Club Webcast “Live Caught On TheNet”. In addition, Matt has a comedy special entitled “Stand-Up and Sit-Down with Matt Kazam” currently airing on XM Satellite Radio. In addition to these television projects Matt was a writer for the 2008 “Fox Reality TV Awards” on the Fox Reality Channel. In early 2013 watch for Matt Kazam’s first one hour network comedy special “Mac N Cheese”.