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Matt Billon

Matt Billon has been cracking jokes for a living for only three years now.

But in that time the 24-year-old Canadian comic has earned a solid reputation for his witty, creative and unassumingly clever material.
Whether it's taking aim - with a pellet gun, no less - at insensitive siblings or bemoaning the fact he can never meet a girl who remembers her own phone number, Billon draws humour from his own life, no matter how embarrassing or incriminating.

He's honed his cool-headed, deadpan delivery on the stages of Yuk Yuk's clubs across Canada. And with upcoming performances on CBC Radio's Madly Off in All Directions and the Comedy Network special, Yuk Yuk's Comedy Stampede, more and more comedy fans will get a taste of Matt's unique and hilarious perspective on life.

Recently, Matt signed on with Los Angeles agency Paradigm Talent after making waves at this year's Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, where he placed second in the popular Homegrown Talent Competition.

His spot-on performance led to five other successful Just for Laughs shows, including Comedy Night in Canada and the 'best of' showcase, Talk of the Fest. The latter was attended by a slew of TV industry executives, who were impressed by his laid-back, soft-spoken style.

He credits bouncing around from town to town after his parents divorced in forming that style.
Born in Prince George, B.C., Matt has spent time in Alaska, Spokane and hippie haven Nelson, B.C. before (sort of) settling in Calgary, Alta., where he began his career performing at weekly amateur nights at Yuk Yuk's.

Though he admires such comics as David Cross, Mitch Hedberg, Steven Wright and George Carlin, Matt says he was never influenced by anyone in the comedy field, but rather his late father, Earl.

"I try to emulate my dad's storytelling technique," says Matt.
"He was very funny, always telling a story or a joke. He had such a great sense of humour."