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Matt Stone

Matt Stone

Birthday: 26 May 1971, Houston, Texas, USA
Birth Name: Matthew Richard Stone
Height: 185 cm

Matt Stone was born on May 26, 1971 in Houston, Texas, USA as Matthew Richard Stone. He is a writer and producer, known for South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999), South Park (1997) and Tea ...Show more

Matt Stone
We were the only ones interested in comedy. Everybody else wanted to be Martin Scorsese. We were the only ones interested in comedy. Everybody else wanted to be Martin Scorsese.
In our show, there's usually a comeuppance. Or, if not, it's an anti-ending. And you're supposed to Show more In our show, there's usually a comeuppance. Or, if not, it's an anti-ending. And you're supposed to get that. Hide
I went to a couple Academy Awards parties and I was definitely like, 'Whoa, no one will talk to me.' I went to a couple Academy Awards parties and I was definitely like, 'Whoa, no one will talk to me.'
At this point, we've ripped on everyone. At this point, we've ripped on everyone.
Once you get yourselves into things that are working on a deeper level, you just have to keep going. Show more Once you get yourselves into things that are working on a deeper level, you just have to keep going. When you reach that deeper level, you can't go back. Hide
I think the neoatheists have set atheism back a few decades. And I'm a self-described atheist. I think the neoatheists have set atheism back a few decades. And I'm a self-described atheist.
We are entertainers. We're trying to entertain people. We are entertainers. We're trying to entertain people.
I just hate that Lucas... and it is not just Lucas, because everybody does it, where, boom, they get Show more I just hate that Lucas... and it is not just Lucas, because everybody does it, where, boom, they get it out, and then there's a special edition for a movie that doesn't deserve a special edition. Hide
With religion I was always like, 'Does it matter if it's true if it makes you happy?' With religion I was always like, 'Does it matter if it's true if it makes you happy?'
We don't feel pressure of, 'Let's make this really raunchy.' It's more about making a good story, wh Show more We don't feel pressure of, 'Let's make this really raunchy.' It's more about making a good story, which is 10 times harder. The raunchy stuff's really easy for us. Hide
We're kind of like the smoking section in high school. We're immature, keep to ourselves. We're kind of like the smoking section in high school. We're immature, keep to ourselves.
It is like football with coaches, like, 'We're only going to think about the next game.' It is reall Show more It is like football with coaches, like, 'We're only going to think about the next game.' It is really true, all you think is, 'Okay, we have to make a good next episode.' Hide
There are good characters and bad characters. There are good characters and bad characters.
Even celebrities, most people have a sense of humor. Most of the people we meet who we've done on th Show more Even celebrities, most people have a sense of humor. Most of the people we meet who we've done on the show, like it. Hide
I would never want the show to be a Democrat show or Republican show, because for us the show's more Show more I would never want the show to be a Democrat show or Republican show, because for us the show's more important than that. It isn't for everybody else in the world, but it is for us. Hide
We've been around long enough and have been to enough award shows to know that it is easy to lose to Show more We've been around long enough and have been to enough award shows to know that it is easy to lose to Phil Collins at any time. Hide
The culture is just so coarse that you have to take it to that level and people will be like, 'Whoa! Show more The culture is just so coarse that you have to take it to that level and people will be like, 'Whoa!' And then you can make people think about stuff. It's kind of like shock therapy. Hide
I'm a producer... I am a Hollywood producer. That is so weird. And it's not lame. But it's just like Show more I'm a producer... I am a Hollywood producer. That is so weird. And it's not lame. But it's just like, how did that happen? Hide
I'm concerned about people being happy. I'm concerned about people being happy.
You can make fun of everything. You can make fun of everything.
There's something uniquely aggravating about the smugness of liberal Hollywood. There's something uniquely aggravating about the smugness of liberal Hollywood.
We've rewritten entire scenes and had them animated twelve hours before the show goes on the air. It Show more We've rewritten entire scenes and had them animated twelve hours before the show goes on the air. It's not fun. Hide
I definitely think we get a lot of respect for what we do, but I definitely think that some people d Show more I definitely think we get a lot of respect for what we do, but I definitely think that some people don't like us, which is fine. Hide
So a lot of our shows where even we think we've taken a very deliberate stand, liberals say, 'That's Show more So a lot of our shows where even we think we've taken a very deliberate stand, liberals say, 'That's awesome, you took on the conservatives' same show and conservatives say 'That's awesome, you took on liberals.' Hide
It's the business of movies, it's the fights that go along with the level of budget, and more than a Show more It's the business of movies, it's the fights that go along with the level of budget, and more than anything, it's the creative constipation of having to live with one idea for two or three years. It's just not that fun. Hide
I've been to China and Russia, and I don't know anything about Chinese or Soviet relations. I've been to China and Russia, and I don't know anything about Chinese or Soviet relations.
Sometimes I wish I could get fired. Sometimes I wish I could get fired.
That decision to commit your life to certain principles and a certain narrative, if I wrote a paper Show more That decision to commit your life to certain principles and a certain narrative, if I wrote a paper on that, I know I'd find inconsistencies. Hide
I just get my news from the Internet. I just get my news from the Internet.
And there's a visceral fun in watching Team America and making it, like taking a puppet and throwing Show more And there's a visceral fun in watching Team America and making it, like taking a puppet and throwing it against the wall. Because it's not CG, there's something funny about it. Hide
I may have my personal political thing, but we never wanted it to stain the show. I may have my personal political thing, but we never wanted it to stain the show.
Ripping on Republicans is not that fun for us only because everyone else does it. Ripping on Republicans is not that fun for us only because everyone else does it.
Do goofy stories make people nice? What if, in their goofiness, these stories somehow inspire that i Show more Do goofy stories make people nice? What if, in their goofiness, these stories somehow inspire that in the right way. Is that a social good? Hide
I would vote for a Mormon. I would vote for a Mormon.
The pride of the hipster food movement is sort of annoying, but it fascinates me. The pride of the hipster food movement is sort of annoying, but it fascinates me.
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