Artist Spotlight: Matt Ziemak

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Who are you and what do you do?

I am Matt Ziemak, and I am a standup comedian.

Why does it matter?

It doesn’t.

When did you realize performing was what you wanted to do?

No clue.  I loved standup forever and wanted to try it.

Do you remember what it was like in the beginning?

It’s still in the beginning.

What is your dream performance?

Right now; to perform on Conan.

Which living person do you most admire?

Michelle Obama.

Which living person do you most despise?

My neighbor Erick.

What is the quality do you most like in a man?

Soft hands.

What is the quality do you most like in a woman?

Rough hands.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

This show.

What is your favorite word?


What is your least favorite word?

I love all words.

What turns you on creatively, spiritually, or emotionally?

All three at once, marijuana.

What turns you off?


What is your favorite curse word?


What sound or noise do you love?


What sound or noise do you hate?

Love and support.

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?


What profession would you not like to do?

President of the United States.

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?

Stand up was a dumb choice.

Matt will be performing at the next VaudVil Variety Show on March 11 at Geronimo Plaza @ Main Gate Square.  You can also find him at different open mics around Tucson.  Matt co-hosts the monthly comedy show Brew Ha-Ha Comedy Showcase on the first Wednesday of the month at Borderlands Brewing Company.

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