Ep. 170 The Expressionist: Social Anxiety, Finding Joy, and Doing Good with Matthew Lillard

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Today we are talking with Matthew Lillard, successful and talented actor, passionate giver, creator of Beadle & Grimm’s Pandemonium Warehouse (Oh, what!?  Oh, yes!), and one of our new favorite humans. Matthew is kind, hilarious, thoughtful, and insightful. We nearly fell over when Matthew arrived and admitted that he had no idea why he was here!   He was serious. “Why do you want to talk to me?”, he asked. “I’m over 30, I’m a DAD!”. He was confused, but ready to go, open and willing to dive into a conversation. We cover important topics like social anxiety, the dating world today, and body dysmorphia. Matthew also shares what truly brings him joy, and how he believes that being a creative is achievable for everyone, they just need to go out there regardless of the fear and chase their dreams. We also talk about what it’s like to raise young women in today’s society + what Matthew has learned from his daughters, and Matthew’s passion for the social cause , HIVE Be Good.

We also talk about…

  • Why we have a podcast + want Matthew to have one too

  • Matthew’s take on dating apps

  • How Matthew met his wife

  • His experiences at Comic Con events

  • How a love for Dungeons and Dragons sparked a company

  • Deciding he wanted to be an actor

  • Having a learning disability

  • Matthew’s ask for Almost 30 Nation


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