And I remember the way he talked about the business: He was not owed anything or could count on anything. I was making, like, 0 a week writing a column and bartending, and it cost somewhere between 0 and 0 to fly to Chicago. And at the end, he goes to see about a girl, and I was like, “You know what? He's got that cute little retroussé nose and a big bony head, and I thought his head needed something stronger.I like her, but I don't know if I'd go to see about a girl.” We broke up within 12 hours. So we put the bump on, and he suddenly became like Marlon Brando—he was sexy, he walked different.He has a real sense of what it takes to make a good movie.Having the best part in a bad movie doesn't help you. I remember Ben and I having a realization early on.It'll mask one of your lesser performances, but it also detracts from your best performances. Matt is very media-savvy and manipulative in that way. which made Ben's more commercial choices easier to put down for some folks.
[He's] that kind of great man with tremendous integrity.” [Brad] was a producer on [Marty] said to me early on [in production], “I don't know Boston.This is your town.” So I would show up with stuff that I'd write and give it to Bill [Monahan, the screenwriter]. " The first time I rehearsed with Jack Nicholson, he went over to get some coffee, and he turned around [and said], “You know, I never would have made it this long if I wasn’t a great fucking writer.” my editor, Thelma Schoonmaker, used a term to describe Matt's presence on-screen that's stayed with me: He's seated as an actor.)OMG, that freakin' accent that Garcia used to sound like Guillermo was hysterical. Jimmy Kimmel auditioning for Just seeing Kimmel waddle around in a penguin costume made my night. Except this is going to last way longer than one second," there should be a special place in hosting heaven for Matt, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Oh, and how can we leave out Jimmy's parents replacing their son's picture with Matt's and declaring, "You're the son we always wanted." Love it.Not to mention his fake auditions with Emily Blunt, a stuffed giraffe, and Greg Kinnear. Matt Damon.__With lines like, "Is it weird for a person with actual talent to host this show? OK, wait, one more, because who on earth foresaw Demi Moore showing up?!Ok, so it wasn't as long of a wait as the Cubs winning the World Series, but after 10 years (or 1,205 shows) of Jimmy Kimmel apologizing to Matt Damon for running out of time, our dream late-night guest/host pairing finally came to fruition-and it was nothing like what we thought it would be. Having not seen Matt and Ben together for a while, there was some serious nostalgia factor going on with the two of them showing up for this epic moment.2. Um, hello there, Sarah Silverman A gagged-and-tied up Kimmel could only sit and watch as Sarah Silverman described in detail what it was really like to date Jimmy.