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Matt Silverman


Matt Silverman is the director of video and producer of 2 Girls 1 Podcast at the Daily Dot. He has been making internet shows and viral videos for nearly a decade, and has directed top talent including John Oliver, Kevin Bacon, Kate McKinnon, Alton Brown, and the Sesame Street Muppets. Silverman is also the creator of FREE DAD VIDEOS, a comedy and music channel with his young children.

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Inside vore’s misunderstood, thriving fetish community

A conversation with a key genre moderator.

On Jun 14, 2021 by Matt Silverman

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Live action role-playing’s quest for diversity in a male-dominated community

Chatting with Garden of Destinies LARP.

On May 24, 2021 by Matt Silverman

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The Satanic Temple is about so much more than trolling the religious right

Inclusivity, justice, science, and fun!

On May 17, 2021 by Matt Silverman

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How this speedrunner achieved the fastest ‘Super Mario Bros.’ time ever

Gotta go fast.

On May 3, 2021 by Matt Silverman

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Inside the mind of Ken M, the internet’s legendary comments troll

The man. The myth. The legend.

On Apr 26, 2021 by Matt Silverman

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The #FreeBritney movement is about more than just a pop star’s money

For the activists behind @FreeBritneyLA, the saga continues.

On Apr 12, 2021 by Matt Silverman

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Why the creator of Nyan Cat could have made millions, but didn’t

Nyan Cat turns 10 and the rise of NFT art.

On Mar 29, 2021 by Matt Silverman

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The silliness of The Doge might save us all in the end

Wow. Much value.

On Mar 22, 2021 by Matt Silverman

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Thousands of TikTokers have nostalgia for a TV show that never existed

The most meta fandom of all time.

On Mar 15, 2021 by Matt Silverman

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How ‘Blaseball’ superfans help create the game they love

Sports + Geeks = Blaseball Mania.

On Mar 8, 2021 by Matt Silverman

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Consensus-based reality: How blockchain communities could change the world

Where’s the tipping point for distributed currency?

On Mar 1, 2021 by Matt Silverman

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Why disinformation spreads so quickly in online communities

People have bias. Algorithms have bias.

On Feb 22, 2021 by Matt Silverman

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The_Donald: How Trump’s online fan community compromised our national security

A deep dive into a banned community that did not go quietly.

On Feb 15, 2021 by Matt Silverman

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Before Reddit, 4chan, Twitter, and YouTube, there was Something Awful

If the internet makes you stupid, we don’t want to be smart.

On Feb 1, 2021 by Matt Silverman

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Save money, waste less, and help thy neighbor in your local ‘Buy Nothing’ group

Why buy from Amazon when your neighbors are giving it away?

On Jan 25, 2021 by Matt Silverman

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