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Matt Bellassai from Buzzfeed's "Whine About It"

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BOTH SHOWS SOLD OUT.
If additional seats become available they will be placed on sale to everyone (on a first come, first served basis) Friday, April 15th at 11:30am online or at the Box Office.

The goal of all Wisconsin Union Theater events - programmed by the student-run WUD Performing Arts Committee - is to provide access to the performing arts for UW students. However, we are thrilled that this second show will allow us to whine about it with even larger audiences.

SHOW INFO:
Youtube star and internet comedian Matt Bellassai is well-known for his Buzzfeed web series, “Whine About It.” His weekly episodes are comprised of downing a bottle of wine at his desk while discussing, and complaining about, various topics. He has amassed 3.5 million views on his weekly videos.

Students are welcome to submit questions for Matt Bellassai to address via the Wisconsin Union Theater’s Facebook page. Bellassai is well-known for his Buzzfeed web series “Whine About It,” and now you can see him at the Wisconsin Union Theater! His weekly episodes are comprised of downing a bottle of wine at his desk while discussing, and complaining about, various topics. He has amassed 3.5 million views on his weekly videos in which he gets his topics from co-workers. He has complained about what kind of people he can’t stand to holidays he hates and will have you in hysterics each episode.

Bellassai was hired by Buzzfeed in 2012 as an editorial fellow after receiving his bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University. He was then hired full time and took on a blog that he named “Literally Matt.” He has themed days that included Whine Wednesday and Tipsy Tuesday, which ultimately led to the success of his web series.

He gets his topic ideas from co-workers and talks about anything from the kind of people he can’t stand to holidays he hates.

He won a People’s Choice Award in 2016 for Favorite Social Media Star.

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