Matt Sky

Activism Editor

Matt Sky is a journalist, commentator, tech expert, comedic personality and performance artist. He has interviewed some of the most influential newsmakers in the world such as former President Jimmy Carter, Arianna Huffington, Russell Simmons and Larry King. He has appeared as a commentator on HuffPo Live, Sirius XM and has been a guest on a number of radio programs and podcasts. Matt’s areas of expertise include technology, public policy, foreign policy and philanthropy.

Matt Sky can be seen hosting Sky vs. Sky on AND Magazine, which encourages vibrant, lively debate and open dialogue on a variety of contemporary political and social issues.

As of March 6, 2017, Matt's 66 articles like "Larry King Exclusive" have totaled 7.8M views and shares.

Matt's 66 most recent articles:

JAN 27 2015
AND Magazine
Columns

The Goodness in Humanity

Looking back at 9-11 and the humanity lost, and gained...
"He used the briefcase for several more years until his wife insisted he get a new one..."

JAN 18 2015
AND Magazine
Columns

Why We Need to Chill Out

how our Global panic is creating a self-fulfilling prophecy
"Has the world ever been a perfect pretty place filled with sunshine and puppy dogs?"

MAY 28 2014
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Larry King Exclusive

Matt Sky and Larry King discuss the future of journalism
"As a living legend, Larry King has mastered the art of the modern TV interview."

MAY 12 2014
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Arianna Huffington

On redefining success and her new book, Thrive
"Re-evaluating our definition of success can lead to a more fulfilling, less stressful life."

MAR 09 2014
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Jimmy Carter

Matt Sky with the former President on river blindness
"Success will mean that the countries' precious health resources can be freed and reallocated..."

JAN 07 2014
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Russell Simmons and Yoga

Russell Simmons on Jivamukti Yoga, activism, and life
"He has used his success and notoriety to spearhead a variety of philanthropic efforts."

JAN 06 2014
AND Magazine
Culture

Sidewalk Vendor Overkill

When is too much way too much?
"When sidewalk vendors span the entire sidewalk, it's more than a blight, it ruin's the area."

JUN 18 2013
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Dr. Paul Emerson

The Carter Center's powerful fight against trachoma.
"Trachoma is the world's leading cause of preventable blindness."

FEB 07 2013
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Ed Koch Remembered

Neil Barsky's film captures the iconic New York City Mayor
"Neil Barsky gained incredible access to the mayor, and his personal life."

JAN 31 2013
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Jeff Kreisler

Jeff and Matt Discuss Cheating, Politics, and Comedy
"As a gifted writer and comedian, Jeff Kreisler's work has a great deal of depth and thoughtfulness."

JAN 10 2013
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

David Osit

David talks about his latest film, Building Babel
"David shares what it was like being at the center of it all, and what drives him as a filmmaker."

DEC 21 2012
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Tina Dupuy

Understanding Gun Control
"Whatever the issue may be, Tina Dupuy provides refreshing, well-informed insights."

OCT 18 2012
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Matt and Ed Tyll on Mitt

Matt Sky and Ed Tyll discuss Romney and The Oct 16th Debate
"Ed Tyll brings his distinct, lively, unapologetic insights for an exciting discussion."

JUL 29 2012
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Courtney Gross

A Glimpse Into The Unique World of New York City Politics
"Courtney Gross provides objective, informative reports that are hard to find elsewhere"

JUL 29 2012
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Dean Obeidallah

A Discussion on Islam in America, Comedy, and World Politics
"Dean Obeidallah is a highly original, thought-provoking, award-winning comedian"

JUL 05 2012
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Ed Tyll

Talk Radio Powerhouse
"Ed Tyll is a genuine, passionate, and unapologetic voice in this country."

JUN 30 2012
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Camille Rivera

Camille And Matt Discuss Rights for Working Class Families
"The current full-time minimum wage salary in NY is only a little over $15,000."

JUN 21 2012
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

David Pakman

David And Matt Discuss New Media, 2012, And Healthcare
"David brings a powerful, unique perspective to the political talk radio landscape."

JUN 18 2012
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Adam Kokesh

An American activist
"An outspoken opponent of the U.S. military intervention in Iraq"

JUN 08 2012
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

John Fugelsang

John and Matt Discuss The 2012 Elections, and Scott Walker
"Razor sharp, hilarious, and unapologetic, Fugelsang stands out in the world political punditry."

JUN 07 2012
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Alyona Minkovski

Alyona, and Matt Sky discuss alternative media in America
"Alyona was one of the first to interview Julian Assange and discuss WikiLeaks"

JUN 06 2012
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Captain Ray Lewis

Matt, and Captain Ray Lewis talk police, OWS, and banks
"Captain Ray Lewis has stood up for what he believes in, and has served as an inspiration to people."

JUN 05 2012
AND Magazine
The Independent

Obama and Clooney.

Hollywood, same-sex marriages, Clooney, Liberal money...
"He must make it clear he made this decision for average Americans, not to impress Hollywood elites."

JUN 05 2012
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Simone Reyes

Simone Reyes talks animal rights, veganism, and activism
"Simone Reyes carries herself compassionately, and dedicated to the causes she cares about."

JUN 04 2012
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Professor Mark D. Naison

Mark and Matt discuss education, and how to make it better.
"Mark Naison represents what a truly passionate educator can be."

JUN 03 2012
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Ted Alexandro Occupies

The popular comedian talks activism, politics, and OWS.
"Ted Alexandro represents a true performer with a purpose."

JUN 02 2012
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Maysoon Zayid and Molly

Maysoon & Molly Knefel talk Occupy, Police, and the Mideast
"Molly Knefel is an accomplished comedian and political writer."

JUN 01 2012
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Dan Piraro and Angry Bob

Sky, Piraro, and Bob discuss the politics of health
"Bizarro has won him countless awards and accolades from the industry"

MAY 28 2012
AND Magazine
Sky vs Sky

Michael Musto and Jordan

Matt Sky, Jordan Carlos, and Michael Musto cover it all.
"Michael Musto is a legendary columnist for the Village Voice."

APR 23 2012
AND Magazine
Culture

Do you need the new ipad?

Apple and Many Others Would Have Believe You Do
"iPads are still toys essentially. These are not computer replacements."

MAR 15 2012
AND Magazine
Culture

Krazy for Kindle

How electronic books have created a new reading era
"The old paper book is so outdated in every respect."

MAR 15 2012
AND Magazine
Culture

Rush Ain't Goin' Nowhere

My surprise at people's surprise over Rush Limbaugh
"The worst thing for Rush Limbaugh's career would be to start saying rational, compassionate things."

FEB 29 2012
AND Magazine
The Left

Republicants

Why the Republican model can't move this nation forward.
"If "corporations are people," they should start acting like them and show some humanity."

JAN 25 2012
AND Magazine
Columns

what's with this economy?

An exclusive with economist Tim Worstall about the basics.
"Regulation. Currently 30% of the US working population requires a licence to do their job."

NOV 22 2011
AND Magazine
Culture

Why I now Support Occupy

The Occupy Movement has legs.
"At dinner tables across the country, and world, we are now discussing real issues."

NOV 17 2011
AND Magazine
The Left

Obama: The Punching Bag

Are we being a little hard on our President?
"If America has treated you well, what's wrong with tipping the dealer?"

NOV 12 2011
AND Magazine
The Independent

What's My Name?

Herman Cain's memory seems a bit dodgy for the Presidency.
"It won't matter who you do or don't remember if you can't remind Americans why we should trust you."

NOV 08 2011
AND Magazine
Columns

Steve Kirsch

The Wealthy 1% Aren't All Evil Fanged Monsters After All.
"Multimillionaire on the complexities of evading tax and the politics of philanthropy"

OCT 06 2011
AND Magazine
The Independent

Who's Occupying What now?

Are the "occupation" protests, just rebels without a cause?
"Live anti-capitalism protest coverage brought to you by Pfizer!"

SEP 10 2011
AND Magazine
The Left

Democratic Tea

Where's the Democratic Tea Party anyway?
"It's time for Democrats to find their own little Tea Party within."

SEP 09 2011
AND Magazine
Entertainment

The Mind of Jackie Mason

Legendary comedian. Legendarily divisive. Always intriguing.
"To me, Jackie Mason is the George Carlin or Don Rickles without the wink."

SEP 06 2011
AND Magazine
Entertainment

Celebrities are overrated

Do we need to know that Brad Pitt ate an ice cream cone?
"So, next time you see a celeb, don't scream, don't point, don't ask for an autograph."

SEP 02 2011
AND Magazine
The Left

Born of Two Faiths

How Living in a Multifaith Household Shaped My Worldview
"The cynics never create the great ideas, it's always the dreamers."

SEP 01 2011
AND Magazine
Culture

Who's Running Washington?

Campaining is top priority. Running the country is second.
"I'm not sure broken is the right term, but it's Washington definitely needs of a reboot."

SEP 01 2011
AND Magazine
Culture

Is it still ground zero?

When Does Ground Zero Become The World Trade Center Again?
"Why are they building a huge, towering office building there, at what is supposed to be sacred?"

AUG 31 2011
AND Magazine
Culture

BoyCOTT BOYCOTTS

The Wasted Efforts of Boycotting Anything You Don't Like
"For Facebook, don't create a Boycott Facebook group on Facebook!"

AUG 31 2011
AND Magazine
Culture

Conspiracies and ron paul

Why do conspiracy theorists love Ron Paul?
"Suddenly his message is actually on cue with the current Republican message."

AUG 31 2011
AND Magazine
Culture

Why America Must Adapt

America Must Embrace New Ideas to Survive in This New World
"We are still the country people look to for the great ideas, and new ways of tackling challenges."

AUG 28 2011
AND Magazine
Culture

HurRicane of bad coverage

Reckless news coverage favored sensationalism over safety.
"Next time, tell us what we can do to help ourselves BEFORE, and maybe some lives could be saved."

AUG 25 2011
AND Magazine
Columns

The Muslims ARe Coming!

An Interview with Dean Obeidallah and His New Comedy Tour
"Where's the comedy lounge at the UN headquarters anyway?"

AUG 20 2011
AND Magazine
The Left

Braindead Independents

Are "Independents" really the mavericks they claim to be?
"The candidate that wins is the one that convinces folks in Iowa that they love their corn the most."

AUG 17 2011
AND Magazine
Columns

Smart Phone idiocy

The dumbness of today's Smart Phones
"How useful are these things really, and if they are useful will they live up their full potential?"

AUG 17 2011
AND Magazine
Culture

Why Perry Has no Chance

Mitt Romney's Got the nomination and here's why.
"Remember when Trump was at the top of the polls?"

AUG 17 2011
AND Magazine
The Left

Can we still say "Yes?"

Does Obama's "Yes we can" still work in a country of "No?"
"You got rid of the tea, but what are you going to drink now?"

AUG 16 2011
AND Magazine
The Left

Is the mailman Obsolete?

Congress considering cutting 120,000 jobs and benefits
"So lay off the mailman, fine, but maybe layoff a few in congress while we're at it."

AUG 16 2011
AND Magazine
Entertainment

My CRUSH: WARREN BUFFETt

Buffet's latest NY Times Op-Ed Piece makes sense of it all.
"If Americans could just wake up and see what Mr. Buffet sees, imagine the country we could live in."

AUG 16 2011
AND Magazine
The Left

what if they're right?

What if the Tea Party and their crazy theories are true?
"Kenya is now the 51st state, yet the rest of the states have no voting power."

AUG 16 2011
AND Magazine
Culture

Information Overload

how much do we really need to know?
"There's some picture of a dog eating spaghetti. What is happening to my life?"

AUG 12 2011
AND Magazine
Sporting Reactions

Derek Jeter & fan idiocy

Remember Christian Lopez? You probably don't. here's why.
"Where is that 3000th hit ball now? Probably dusty and under Jeter's bed somewhere."

AUG 12 2011
AND Magazine
The Left

America Isn'T That Crazy

the london Riots remind us that "crazy" is relative.
"When people say America is crazy, we're not necessarily the bad kind of crazy."

AUG 10 2011
AND Magazine
The Left

Leave glenn Beck Alone

Without his rants and raves on Fox, it's time to let it go.
"Without his validation from FoxNews, we can rest and allow free speech to be free speech."

AUG 10 2011
AND Magazine
The Right

The ghost of Bin Laden

Irresponsible reporting infers Bin-Laden Gets revenge.
"NATO Copter shootdown"

AUG 07 2011
AND Magazine
The Independent

LA: Closet Conservatives

Los Angeles is filled with conservatives posing as Liberals
"Fabricating the illusion that you truly care about something."

AUG 05 2011
AND Magazine
The Left

Park51: A New Hope

As the developers face a new year, they face a new america
"The possibility of a mosque at Ground Zero shocked, scared and offended people..."

AUG 05 2011
AND Magazine
Columns

Hosni Mubarak on trial

Is the globe on a witch hunt following Saddam?
"Perhaps, the best thing for the world, is to look beyond the dictator and his trial."

AUG 05 2011
AND Magazine
Culture

Who Needs The FAA?

FAA left behind as congress goes on vacation
"We don't want to attack our economic and debt situation with a sledgehammer. We need a scalpel."

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