Matt Chapman

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'''Matthew Chapman''' (born [[$11.01|November 1]], 1976) is the younger of [[The Brothers Chaps]]. He and his brother [[Mike Chapman|Mike]] are the principal creators of the [[Homestar Runner (body of work)|Homestar Runner]] body of work. Matt is the voice actor for almost all of the characters on the site. He is married to [[Jackie Chapman]], who had a brief cameo in [[Peasant's Quest Movie Trailer]]. They currently have one child, a daughter named Ida.
 
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==General Information==
 
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=== Food of Significant Interest ===
 
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*Egg salad sandwiches (with bits of bacon). [http://members.shaw.ca/kevinscott/Homestar/page4.html]
 
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*When they were young children, Mike fed Matt cupcakes with toothpaste in them. [http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,59261,00.html] Matt retaliated by feeding Mike [[marzipan|vinegar toast]].
 
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*Matt has a new-found enthusiasm for [[Wikipedia:Poutine|poutine]]. [http://www.thesheaf.com/newspub/comments.cgi?view=1062]
 
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*He also likes Onion Straws. He describes them as "Dismantled Awesome Blossoms." [http://www.theinkhole.com/homestar1.htm]
 
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=== Careers ===
 
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* Matt used to work for [http://www.earthlink.net Earthlink], an Internet company. [http://www.legionstudios.com/interviews/views/homestar/homestar.html]
 
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* Matt also did voices for Preschool Protocops and some voices for webtoons and radio commercials for [[Mellow Mushroom]]. [http://www.retrocrush.com/homestar/index2.html]
 
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* The first day after Matt quit his job (as the sales of Homestar Runner merchandise were so high), he got jury duty. "It sucked. My first day of self-employment and I got put on a jury," he said. [http://www.legionstudios.com/interviews/views/homestar/homestar2.html]
 
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=== Film and Television ===
 
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*The Brothers Chaps' friend, David Gordon Green, made a movie called ''[[IMDb:tt0299458|All The Real Girls]]''. Matt ended up being in it, but is only seen making a passing comment to another person in the background at one point. Mike and [[Craig Zobel]] were also involved in the production of the movie.
 
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*He has composed [[Songs#Songs_by_Matt_Chapman_from_Sealab_2021|music for Sealab 2021]].
 
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*He and [[Craig Zobel]] have been selected to write a stop motion animated feature for the The Jim Henson Co. called [[IMDb:tt1034052|''Monster Safari'']].
 
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=== Favorite Music ===
 
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*Matt's top 5 favorite records of all time (in no particular order):
 
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**[[Wikipedia:Vince Guaraldi|Vince Guaraldi Trio]] — ''[[Wikipedia:A Charlie Brown Christmas (album)|A Charlie Brown Christmas]]''
 
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**[[Wikipedia:The Minutemen (band)|The Minutemen]] —  ''[[Wikipedia:Double Nickels on the Dime|Double Nickels on the Dime]]''
 
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**[[Wikipedia:Neil Young|Neil Young]] — ''[[Wikipedia:Rust Never Sleeps|Rust Never Sleeps]]''
 
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**[[Wikipedia:De La Soul|De La Soul]] — ''[[Wikipedia:De La Soul Is Dead|De La Soul Is Dead]]''
 
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**[[Wikipedia:Sebadoh|Sebadoh]] — ''[http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000035FO/ Bubble & Scrape]''
 
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=== Misc. ===
 
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*Matt can be seen as an audience member in an episode of ''[[IMDb:tt0163507|Whose Line Is It Anyway?]]''.
 
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*Jackie helped write "[[Tis True, Pom Pom, Tis True]]".
 
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*Matt and Jackie owned a cat named [[Mabel]] who was first featured in [[website]]. Mabel died in 2007 and was memorialized in [[hygiene]]. [[Image:Matt's Beard.jpg|thumb|Matt a beard guy now. Get it?]]
 
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== See Also ==
 
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*[[The Brothers Chaps' Fansite Acknowledgments]]
 
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*[[HRWiki:Matt's 2006 birthday card|Matt's 2006 birthday card]]
 
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== External Links ==
 
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''Videos and interviews are available at [[Interviews and Public Appearances]].''
 
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*<!--[http://www.lsureveille.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2003/11/06/3fa9e1d30b7dd LSU Reveille Online, 6 Nov 2003] old link-->[http://media.www.lsureveille.com/media/storage/paper868/news/2003/11/06/Entertainment/Home-Sweet.Homestar-2047711.shtml LSU Reveille Online, 6 Nov 2003]
 
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*[http://www.thedailyeasternnews.com/news/2004/04/23/TheVerge/holy-Crap-669677.shtml Daily Eastern News, 23 Apr 2004]
 
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*[http://members.shaw.ca/kevinscott/Homestar/index.html Kevin Scott interviews the brothers, 20 May 2003]
 
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*[http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,59261,00.html Wired Interview, 23 Jun 2003]
 
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<!-- *[http://www.thesheaf.com/newspub/comments.cgi?view=1062 The Sheaf (includes poutine mention) 12 May 2004] Not there, cannot find in archive -->
 
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*[http://www.retrocrush.com/homestar/index2.html Retrocrush interview, date unknown (17 Jun 2004?)]
 
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*[[IMDb:nm1480095|Matt Chapman's IMDb page]]
 
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*[http://2005.sxsw.com/interactive/conference/panels/?action=bio&id=Z157891 SXSW Personal Profile with photograph]
 
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<!-- *[http://www.flashforwardconference.com/speakers?name=matt_chapman Flashforward Conference Speaker Biography] Bio is no longer there -->
 
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*[http://www.fsufilms.com/filmmakers/peopledetail.cfm?peopleid=818 FSU Films page]
 
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**[http://www.fsufilms.com/films/moviedetail.cfm?movieid=129 Perchance] BFA Thesis film Matt wrote and directed in 1998
 
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The above like appear to be dead as fsu redesigns its webpage.  Hopefully after the redesign we can find them again.-->
 
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[[Category:Chapman family members|Chapman, Matt]]
 

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