Matt Wilson

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Asheville, North Carolina, USA
Wake Forest University, University Of Maryland
Comic Books, Movies, Snack Foods
  • Matt is a full-time senior editor on the Alb Media video scripting team.
  • He was a longtime columnist and correspondent for, and has written for publications including The Huffington Post, Cracked, McSweeney's, and National Lampoon.
  • His published books include "The Supervillan Handbook," "The Supervillain Field Manual," and "Supreme Villainy," as well as the graphic novels "Everything Will Be Okay" and "Copernicus Jones: Robot Detective."


Matt has held numerous reporting, writing, and editing jobs over the years. While freelancing with humor columns for Cracked, McSweeney's, and more, he was also a political reporter at the Chattanooga Times Free Press. He co-authored the book "Write More Good" along with the other writers of the @FakeAPStylebook Twitter account. He followed that up with his first solo humor book, "The Supervillain Handbook," released by Skyhorse Publishing in 2012. The sequels, "The Supervillain Field Manual" and "Supreme Villainy," were published in 2013 and 2017. His newest book, the graphic novel "Everything Will Be Okay," was released by Caliber Comics in 2020.


Matt has a bachelor's degree in sociology and journalism from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He has a master's degree in journalism from the University of Maryland College Park.
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  • Films To Watch If You Love The Legend Of Korra

    Whether you're in the mood for some more woman-led animated adventure, want to check back in with The Legend of Korra's voice cast, or are looking for a little extra mystical martial arts action, we've got you covered. Here are some movies to check out on Netflix if you loved Korra.
  • Biggest Unanswered Questions In The Rise Of Skywalker

    Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker is the last chapter in the Skywalker Saga, the blockbuster bow wrapping up loose ends in a franchise that has spanned 42 years. And it does resolve a lot of longstanding questions. But it also raises just as many questions as it answers.
  • The Ending Of It: Chapter Two Explained

    How well does this sequel conclude Stephen King's classic story while tying up all the loose ends from the first installment? Let's roll up our sleeves, wade into the sewers and dig into the details of how the saga ends. This is the ending of It: Chapter Two explained.
  • Easter Eggs You Missed In X-Men: Dark Phoenix

    Like most superhero movies, Dark Phoenix is loaded with references to the comics — and like many franchise-concluding installments, there are also plenty of callbacks to everything leading up to the events of the film. If you missed a few, don't worry — we've got you covered right here.
  • Avengers: Endgame Easter Eggs You Missed

    As the MCU has built its own continuity, many of the callbacks and references have become about the movies themselves, not just their source material. As the grand finale to more than a decade's worth of storytelling, Avengers: Endgame is piled with connections to the movies that preceded it.
  • Will Thanos Die In Endgame?

    Thanos and death are inexorably linked, but the question of whether he'll meet his demise in Avengers: Endgame isn't as clear as it may seem. There are plenty of reasons we could see his nihilistic life come to an end in Endgame, but there are also some good arguments that we probably won't.