Author Archives: Jason Matthews

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

Jake Gyllenhaal Becomes His Movie Title

Love and Other Drugs James L. Brooks could take a movie title naming lesson or two from the Jakester. Bangarang! [ | | | 403 forbidden ]

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Four Night Stand

Wondering why I haven’t been blogging lately? It’s not cause the celebrities have been on their best behavior (ahem, CHRIS KLEIN!) I’ve been busy producing my debut feature-length play, Four Night Stand! No, it’s not about the microscopically short box … Continue reading

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A Disaster of Biblical Celebrity Proportions

Ah, a new day! Got a good night’s rest, blogged about Idol, got frustrated over LOST, I am ready to take on this Wednesday. Time to fire up the old lap top, and see what’s going on in the world… … Continue reading

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The 10 Actors Who NEED To Have Academy Awards

Certain actors just NEED to have Oscars. Be it due to their talent, charisma, the roles they play or their longevity, there comes a point in certain actor’s careers when it seems insane they don’t have an Oscar. Like Morgan … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 Academy Awards, Celebrity, Hilary Swank, Matt Damon, Morgan Freeman, Oscars, The Coreys, Tom Cruise | 37 Comments

The Jay’s 40 Best Movies of the Decade

This is a list of the 40 movies of the last ten years that affected me the most. They aren’t the “best” movies by any stretch of the imagination (Even the stubborn narcissist in me can’t call movies 22, 23 … Continue reading

Posted in Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Film, Harry Potter, Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Garner, Keanu Reeves, Kirsten Dunst, Life and Times of The Jay, Matt Damon, Quentin Tarantino, Rachel McAdams, Steven Spielberg, Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, Vince Vaughn, Zach Braff | Leave a comment

The REAL Truth About The End of TheJay.com

Everything I said in my April Fool’s post, up until the end, was completely true. I don’t have the time anymore, I’ve lost interest in celebrity shenanigans, I have other projects I want to focus on, and I don’t want … Continue reading

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The End of TheJay.com

It’s time. It just is. I’ve been writing this blog for close to three and a half years; in that time I wrote more than 400 (suspect to hilarious) posts and was read by more than a million people. I … Continue reading

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