Matt Ruby

Comedian – Filmmaker – Creator and Producer of Vooza

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I'm a standup comedian and the creator of Vooza, a video comic strip about the tech world (aka "The Spinal Tap of startups"). I've been featured on MTV,, The Huffington Post, NY Magazine, Time Out NY ("Joke of the Year" nominee), ComedySmack (Winner of Best Web Short of the Year), Gawker, and lots of other places. I've also appeared across the country at comedy venues and festivals including SXSW, Bridgetown, NY Comedy Contest, SF Comedy Contest, Boston Comedy Festival, and the New Orleans Comedy and Arts Festival. Sandpaper Suit is the name of my comedy blog. It was nominated for Best Comedy Website by The ECNY awards.

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I'm a co-producer of Hot Soup, a standup show in NYC. Past guests include Aziz Ansari, Sarah Silverman, Jim Gaffigan, and more. Also, Mark Normand and I cohost We're All Friends Here, a comedy chat show with boundary issues that's a podcast too. View my upcoming shows.

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About Vooza

I'm the creator, producer, and star of Vooza, a video comic strip about the startup world. We've made over 100 episodes which have been viewed millions of times. Forbes Magazine called it “viral video done right” and “comedic genius.” Vooza has also been mentioned in the New York Times, Vice, and Wired. Viewers have said it's “Ricky Gervais meets Silicon Valley” and “like Portlandia for startups.”

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Vooza Episodes



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