About Jason Matthews

Jason Matthews is the head writer for TheJay.com. The site has been nominated for two Weblog Awards (Best Culture Blog, 2006 & 2007), and has been featured on more than 100 websites, including the IMDB, Defamer, College Humor, USA Today’s Pop Candy (Written by Whitney Matheson), Entertainment Weekly’s PopWatch, BestWeekEver.tv, Gorilla Mask and eBaum’s World.

Jason is also an accomplished playwright. He is currently the Writer-in-Residence at the Ruskin Group Theatre, where through their showcase “Café Plays”, he has written and produced forty-five one-act plays, and premiered his full-length debut comedy ‘Four Night Stand’ to a sold out six-week run in Spring 2010.

In addition to his work online and in theatre, Jason was the host of PopLoad on NowLive.com from January – May 2007, and was the Editor-in-Chief of the popular Santa Barbara-based arts magazine CampusPOINT from June 2000 – June 2002. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Film Studies from UC Santa Barbara, and an intense love for Ben Affleck and Keanu Reeves.

Find Jason Matthews on Twitter @ www.Twitter.com/jasonamatthews

TheJay.com Honors and Awards:

The 2007 Weblog Awards The 2006 Weblog Awardscenter''


  1. [...] So take a look around The Jay today and treat yourself to a good belly laugh or three. Any L.A.-based writer who reveals that he lives in the very valley of our beloved namesake – with pride - gets a lot of respect from us. [...]

  2. [...] jayfan under Fan Gushing  I was surfing the net for Jason Statham news and stumbled upon this cool post by a guy named Jason Matthews whose website is TheJay.com.   He put so eloquently into words what [...]

    (The Jay Note: The link is supposed to go to here: http://www.thejay.com/2006/08/31/the-case-for-jason-statham-the-new-last-action-hero/)

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