On the one-hundred and thirty-ninth Box Angeles host Matt Iseman (American Ninja Warrior, Home & Family) stops by Studio 309. He discusses playing baseball at Princeton, a brief stint as a doctor, pivoting from comedy to hosting, and more!
The BA #139 Breakdown
– Box rants the judges of America’s Got Talent.
– Drinking and rituals.
– Growing up in Denver and playing sports, excelling in baseball.
– Attending Princeton and studying to be a doctor.
– Med school at Columbia in NYC and starting residency in Denver.
– Starting stand up and deciding to move to Los Angeles.
– Living in Venice, doing open mics and getting an agent for commercials / VO.
– Taking classes at the Groundlings and getting a manager from a show.
– Pivoting into hosting, flirting with a big agency and performing for troops.
– Matt describes what he does in three words.
– Matt answers why show business, why Hollywood and his favorite part of LA.
– Matt discusses what content he consumes and who he’d like to work with.
– Matt’s favorite thing he has done (& least) and how he defines success.
– Choose your own adventure sign-off.
STUDIO BEER – Reel Brewery, Belgian Wit
An aspiring actor, Mike ‘Box’ Elder finds the AGT judging panel ironic. Follow him @boxangeles.