Raised a proud Razorback in Little Rock, Arkansas, Matt Besser attended Amherst College where he learned how to collect CDs. After graduating, Matt toured the Midwest doing stand-up, while taking improvisation direction from Del Close at Chicago’s Improv Olympic Theater. In Chicago in 1991, he became a founding member of the sketch group Upright Citizens Brigade. After the UCB tv show, Matt teamed up with Method Man & Redman to create and perform in a hidden camera show on MTV called Stung. He was a co-creator and star of Crossballs which ran 23 episodes on Comedy Central; This Show Will Get You High on Comedy Central; and also created and starred in The Very Funny Show for TBS.com.