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Hoot & a Half with Matt King

69 EpisodesProduced by Matt KingWebsite

Matt King hosts a weekly conversation with someone we all love. With co-host Mike Sheffer, each week Hoot & a Half invites a different guest to share a thoughtful and funny conversation about the people we all love. Internet friends, musicians, actors, you name it. Sit back, relax, enjoy a Hoot and … read more

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68. Jason Nash on What's Next!

July 29th, 2022


Jason Nash returns to discuss his new website, - where he has his new podcast, YouTube videos, merch and more!  

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July 11th, 2022


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67. Remi & Alisha! (Pretty Basic Podcast)

July 7th, 2022


Alisha Marie and Remi Cruz of the Pretty Basic podcast make their duo debut!   In this episode, we talk about, Near-death experiences, paying a Psychic $10,000, and questions they’ve never been asked before! 

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66. Patricia Flach & Tristan Watson!

June 22nd, 2022


Patricia Flach and Tristan Watson make their duo debut! Their recently launched show: Grits to Glam is a hilarious weekly conversation between two best friends. Enjoy this episode of Hoot & a Half!  

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65. Taylor Hudson!

June 9th, 2022


Taylor Hudson on Hoot & a Half! We're so excited to chat with Taylor about her background, college, first job, dating, and more! Leave a nice …

64. Remi Cruz! (Pretty Basic Podcast / RemLife)

May 27th, 2022


Remi Cruz / RemLife (Pretty Basic with Alisha Marie) joins us for a hilarious conversation about dating, witnessing the Will Smith slap IRL, music festivals, and more!

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63. Carly Incontro and Erin Gilfoy!

May 13th, 2022


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62. Zane Hijazi is back!

April 28th, 2022


Zane Hijazi from Zane and Heath Unfiltered returns for a hilarious podcast conversation with Matt King about conspiracy theories, bleaching his hair, his workout routine, and more!

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61. Meeting George Clooney, Harry Styles, Getting Arrested, and more!

April 14th, 2022


Matt and Mike chat about George Clooney, Harry Styles and his new music video, getting arrested, and more!

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60. Brooke and Connor on TikTok Fame, Turn-Ons, and more!

March 31st, 2022


Brooke and Connor from TMG Studios "Brooke and Connor Make a Podcast" stop by for a hilarious conversation with Matt and Mike!  

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59. Alisha Marie on Dating, Conspiracy Theories, and more!

March 16th, 2022


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58. Joining the cast of Euphoria

March 4th, 2022


Matt King chats about if he would join the cast of Euphoria, the truth about Beanie Babies, college Jeopardy, and more! 

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57. Josh Peck & Joe Vulpis return!

February 18th, 2022


Male Models JOSH PECK and Joe Vulpis on A-List Hollywood Parties, Daily Routines, Josh’s New Book and more!  
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56. My girlfriend Patricia is back! :)

February 4th, 2022


Patricia Flash joins us again to talk about spending our first New Years together, we play the newlywed game, vacations, and more! 

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55. The Trillionaire Mindset!

January 21st, 2022


Cody Ko and Noel Miller’s Tiny Meat Gang Studios, Trillionaire Mindset Podcast hosts Ben Cahn and Emil Derosa join just to talk about life, finance, and more!   

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54. Sarah Baska!

December 22nd, 2021


The lovely and hilarious Sarah Baska joins us for an amazing discussion about her life, first job, family, and more!

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53. Scotty Sire & Jac Anderson!

December 16th, 2021


Scotty Sire and Jac Anderson (Jacquelyn Noel) join us as a couple to talk about Scotty's return to live music, morning routines, and more!     

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51. The Truth about their Relationship (SHOCKING!)

November 13th, 2021


Todd Smith and Brett Bassock reveal their new show: The Good Boys! Premiering November 16th!

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50. The Truth About that Vlog Bit…

November 3rd, 2021


In this audio-exclusive episode, we talk about LinkedIn, all the Halloween parties, and Matt's brother Kevin joins for a brotherly conversation. Enjoy the 50th episode of Hoot & a Half!

49. Erin Gilfoy!

October 29th, 2021


Erin Gilfoy's first appearance on Hoot & a Half! We discuss Halloween traditions, spooky searches, Christmas spirit, her wedding, and much more!

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48. Getting beat up by Jeff Wittek, Italy Wedding, and Wealthiest Fictional Characters

October 22nd, 2021


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Talking about our trip to Italy, getting beat up by Jeff's goons, the wealthiest fictional characters, and more! 

47. Jason Nash is Back!

September 30th, 2021


Jason Nash on VIEWS, the Europe trip, meeting fans, and more! Download the Current app, sign up in less than two minutes, and enter code HOOT for a chance to win!

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46. Brittany Broski!

September 23rd, 2021


Brittany Broski's first appearance on Hoot & a Half! We talk about Harry Potter, ghost hunting, high school theatre, and more! Thanks to HBO Max …

45. fibulaa (Connor Wood) on the Best Day of His Life, Halloween Spooky Villages, and More!

September 13th, 2021


fibulaa aka Connor Wood joins us for a hilarious conversation about his first drink, halloween spooky villages, and more! leave a nice comment :)

44. Halloween Spooky Village (Matt King and Mike)

September 6th, 2021


Special BONUS episode for our audio listeners! Matt and Mike talk about Matt's Halloween tiny village, movie recommendations, and more! Enjoy this episode of Hoot & a Half. New guests next week!

43. Nick Viall on The Bachelor Secrets, Hidden Talent, and more!

August 25th, 2021


Nick Viall (The Bachelor) joins us for a hilarious and insightful conversation.

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42. Josh Peck Returns!

August 12th, 2021


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41. Olivia O'Brien

July 29th, 2021


Olivia O’Brien discusses reaching one billion streams on Spotify, Olivia Rodrigo,  the story of her new album, and more! 

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40. Claudia Sulewski!

July 22nd, 2021


Claudia Sulewski on her biggest insecurity, Upcoming Major Movie Role, being IN the marvel universe, how she defines herself, and more!

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39. Jac Anderson

June 25th, 2021


Jac Anderson on her secret talent, sorority life, Disney, and more!

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38. Elle Mills!

June 18th, 2021


We chat with the lovely and fabulous Elle Mills! 


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37. Connor Franta!

June 11th, 2021


Connor Franta talks about his new book House Fires, his Europe trip with Matt, and much more! 

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36. This was *not* supposed to happen...

June 7th, 2021


"Calling out" the guests who cancelled us, high school stories, and a special appearance! 

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35. Patricia Flach (My Girlfriend!)

May 25th, 2021


Patricia Flach shares the story of how she met Matt, her family restaurant (Hamburger Heaven), first meeting Mike, and more!

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34. Heath and Mariah being the cutest couple for 47 minutes

May 16th, 2021


Heath Hussar and Mariah Amato are the first couple to appear no Hoot & a Half! They talk about their first date, favorite things about each other, and so much more! 
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33. Carly Incontro is back!

May 7th, 2021


Carly Incontro talks about filming in person with Erin again, buying her first house, being a cat person, and more!

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32. Joe and Ilya Come Clean About Everything

April 26th, 2021


Joe and Ilya discuss the truth about their relationship, their podcast, the most romantic thing they've done, and more! 

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31. Mike Sheffer and Matt King are back!

April 17th, 2021


Matt King answer lightning-round questions, we discuss music, summer, and what we're excited about! We also we open your mail from our PO Box!  

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30. Adam Melchor

April 9th, 2021


We're back! Adam Melchor shares his songwriting secrets, studying opera in college, and performs two of his hit songs!

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29. Matt King Returns Again!

February 16th, 2021


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Matt King talks about his return to Unfiltered, answers Fan Q&A, and shares plans for the future.

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28. Scotty Sire Returns!

February 9th, 2021


Scotty Sire from the vlog squad joins Hoot & a Half for a fun conversation about mental health, relationship advice, careers, and more!

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27. Heath Hussar

February 1st, 2021


Heath Hussar shares what’s next for his career, celebrity encounters, dealing with social media, and more!

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26. Ella Priya

January 23rd, 2021


Ella Priya shares how she got her job with David Dobrik, her international lifestyle, dating disasters, and much more!  thanks for watching - leave a nice comment :) subscribe!​ Big thanks to our …

25. Jason Nash (Dr. Phil)

January 16th, 2021


Dr. Phil (Jason Nash) gives the guys some hilarious and insightful life advice.

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24. Todd Smith Returns!

December 24th, 2020


Todd Smith joins us for our season 1 finale, and love is in the air. He shares his favorite things about Natalie, we share our favorite things about Todd, and so much more. We'll be back in January with brand new …

23. Joe Vulpis Returns!

December 17th, 2020


Joe Vulpis, aka UghItsJoe, aka the President of YouTube, joins for one of the funniest episodes of Hoot & a Half. He spills the beans about his …

22. Matt King & Mike Sheffer Return Again!

December 10th, 2020


Matt and Mike have a one on one conversation about *real* experiences with ghosts, the truth about pizza parties, and dive DEEP on relationship advice. thanks for watching - leave a nice comment, and we'll read it! :) …

21. Ilya Fedorovich Returns!

December 1st, 2020


Ilya Fedorovich returns for our spiciest conversation yet. We talk about the holiday season, Ilya's newest tattoo, his method for getting out of …

20. Natalie Noel

November 24th, 2020


Natalie Noel shares her holiday traditions, thoughts on Matt's Christmas Village, what really happened with Halsey, her senior prank, and more! …

19. Nick Antonyan

November 18th, 2020


Nick Antonyan talks about his SNL Audition, we play "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader," and Jeff crashes the set.  Enjoy the 19th episode of Hoot & a Half!

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18. Jeff Wittek Returns!

November 11th, 2020


Jeff Wittek talks about his fan, his dream guest on the barbershop, how to punch someone, and more.  Enjoy the 18th episode of Hoot & a Half!

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17. Mariah Amato

October 28th, 2020


Mariah Amato talks about her dance career, unfiltered, growing up, family and more!  Bonus: Watch this episode on video, at the Hoot & a Half YouTube channel. Enjoy the 17th episode of Hoot & a Half!


16. Zane Hijazi

October 21st, 2020


Zane Hijazi joins us to talk about Unfiltered, his first job, getting detention, and more! Enjoy the 16th episode of Hoot & a Half! 

15. Jason Nash Returns!

October 13th, 2020


Jason Nash joins us for our FIRST video episode! We talk about Jason's characters, high school superlatives, and get surprised by another special …

14. Matt King & Mike Sheffer Return!

September 15th, 2020


We're back! Matt and Mike chat with each other about the difference between dogs and cats, horoscopes, scary movies, swagger-jacking, Christmas vs. Hanukkah, and more! Plus a very special announcement. Enjoy this …

13. Suzy Antonyan

September 8th, 2020


Suzy Antonyan (Vlog Squad, YouTube) is the definition of a Hoot & a Half, on this week’s hilarious episode! She chats with Matt and Mike about her family, her hidden talent, meeting her heroes, and more! Enjoy this …

12. Ilya Fedorovich

September 1st, 2020


Ilya Fedorovich (Vlog Squad) discusses his true feeling about drinking, his background as a businessperson, single life, and more! Enjoy this episode of Hoot & a Half.

11. Todd Smith

August 25th, 2020


Todd Smith (Vlog Squad, YouTuber, Author, "I'll Give You a Dollar if You Consider this Art") sits down over some glasses of wine to discuss winning …

10. Joe Vulpis

August 18th, 2020


Joe Vulpis (Videographer, Vlog Squad, Editor) is an American internet personality and foodie. Joe chats with the guys about his days growing up in …

09. Will Darbyshire

August 6th, 2020


Will Darbyshire (filmmaker, author ‘This Modern Love’, YouTuber) chats with the guys about Disneyland, rock climbing, magic, buried treasure, and more! Enjoy the ninth episode of Hoot & a Half.

08. Matt King & Mike Sheffer

July 30th, 2020


Matt and Mike interview each other! We discuss our middle school and high school experiences, friendship, how we met, music, and more. Enjoy this …

07. Scotty Sire

July 23rd, 2020


Scotty Sire (Vlog Squad, YouTube) is a digital creator, recording artist, and entreprenuer. Scott chats up about his days growing up in Orange County, how he met Todd, where his talent for singing came from, and his …

06. Natalie Mariduena

July 16th, 2020


Natalie Noel (Vlog Squad, Instagram, businesswoman) shares engaging behind the scenes stories of how she got to where she is today, her favorite and least favorite parts of the job,  relives heartwarming behind the …

05. Casey Neistat

July 2nd, 2020


Casey Neistat is a YouTube personality, filmmaker, vlogger and entrepreneur. Casey and the guys discuss his living transition to Venice from NYC, books he’s reading, the last time he got into a fight, and much more. And …

04. Jeff Wittek

June 18th, 2020


Jeff Wittek (Vlog Squad, YouTube) is a YouTuber and internet personality. Jeff chats up with Matt and Mike about growing up in Staten Island, his barber hustle days in Miami, time spent in jail, and how he got to where …

03. Carly Incontro

June 11th, 2020


Carly Incontro (Vlog Squad, YouTube, Tik Tok) is a funny and brilliant content creator. She's regularly featured in David Dobrik's vlogs, and also is …

02. Jason Nash

May 28th, 2020


Jason Nash (Youtube, Views w/ David Dobrik, FML) is an American comedian, writer, and internet personality. Jason chats about his days growing up in Boston, working at SNL, doing stand-up comedy and the joys of being a …

01. Josh Peck

May 21st, 2020


In our premiere episode, we sit down with Josh Peck (Drake & Josh, Snow Day, The Wackness) an American actor, comedian, and YouTube personality. We chat about his very first stage appearance, his experience at …

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