Want to know what happens when you climb a hundred foot sheer rock wall with no ropes or find yourself scuba diving with a reef shark you'd hoped would have stuck to his side of the ocean? Join Matt as he steps outside of his Hollywood life and says "yes" to a life of challenging and physically and mentally stimulating adventure!
While the bars, clubs, and casinos make Vegas a Mecca for bachelor parties, here are some heart pumping alternatives to make your two day getaway a more memorable one. Published 10:34 a.m. November 17, 2011 - Comments
After traveling a distance of more than 7000 miles, with the help of facebook, Matt Payne connects with the family that rescued his grandfather in the Philippine jungles nearly 70 years ago. Published 11:48 p.m. September 28, 2011 - Comments
Matt Payne has lived and worked as both a television writer and producer in Los Angeles for nearly ten years. Matt grew up in Oklahoma City and began his career with a degree in Film and Video Studies from the ...Read More
Covering the world of soccer, including the World Cup, Major League Soccer, D.C. United and the English Premier League and other interesting sporting events.
D.C. United (1-8-2, 5 points) plays the Portland Timbers at RFK Stadium on Saturday hoping to earn its second win of the season.
D.C. United will play famed Mexican club Guadalajara Chivas in a friendly match on Friday, July 12 at RFK Stadium at 8 p.m.
Manchester City and the New York Yankees, will be the co-owners of Major League Soccer’s 20th team.
After 26 years coaching one of the biggest sporting clubs in the world and winning 38 trophies, Alex Ferguson is stepping down.
Happiness is attainable. Morning to night. I love to teach, deal with folks that have an issue and really wish to tackle it and write.
Television commentary, reviews, news and nonstop DVR catch-up.
Musings of a bilingual, agnostic, combat veteran and jewelry maker.
Find up-to-date information on the D.C. and Baltimore live music scenes and read interviews with artists and reviews of the latest releases and concerts.
Matt Payne has lived and worked as both a television writer and producer in Los Angeles for nearly ten years. Matt grew up in Oklahoma City and began his career with a degree in Film and Video Studies from the University of Oklahoma. Since then, he has worked as part of writing staffs for such hits as 24 andWithout A Trace. Most recently Matt wrote and produced episodes of CBS’s The Defenders starring Jim Belushi and Jerry O’Connell and Memphis Beat, starring Jason Lee, which is set to air on TNT in August of 2011.
In addition to a successful television-writing career, Matt has developed features with major production companies and continues to work as a freelance script analyst for Relativity Media, the production company behind such hits as The Fighter, Zombieland, and Catfish where he has provided script feed back on nearly a thousand features.
When he is not writing and producing television, Matt works as contributor to the Washington Times Communities Travel section, where he has writing skills have taken him from the top of the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpar to the jungles of the Philippine Islands. New York City’s finest restaurants to the earthquake ravaged Port au Prince Haiti.
Matt was the winner of the 2004 Comedy writing award for Scriptapolooza, a finalist for the Warner Brothers Television Writer’s workshop, and is an active participant in Los Angeles’s Young Storytellers Program.
Early in his career, Matt spent two years working as an assistant the Endeavor, which is now part of WME, the second largest talent agency in the world, working closely with such talent as Christian Bale and Michael Douglass.
Matt is a member of the Writer’s Guild of America and the Screen Actor’s Guild.