Recent Reviews


Kirkus Review writes of "Butterflies Lost Within The Crooked Moonlight," "Nagin’s verse is a torrent, and readers will thrill as it carries them off." Read the full review here, see print version here.

Reader's Favorite writes: "You can feel the frenetic energy...Nagin delivers in stark and jarring completeness." Read the full review here.  

Bill Garry found "Butterflies Lost Within The Crooked Moonlight" to be the work of a "conflicted, incongruous -- and brilliant -- mind". Read the full review at Bill Garry's Reviews.

Jim Bennett gives "Butterflies Lost Within The Crooked Moonlight" 5 stars, comparing the book to Auden and Frost!!! Read it here

"Butterflies Lost Within The Crooked Moonlight" has been deemed "a must read" by Katie Lewington. Read the review here

Louis Cecile gave "Butterflies Lost Within The Crooked Moonlight" 4 stars, writing "There is a confidence that shines from the poet that is evident from the beginning of this collection." Read the full review here.

Lisa's Writopia declares that the collection "digs deep into the emotional realm" and "you should find at least a handful [of] poems that speak to you." Read the full review here


Richard Propes of the of The Independent Film Critic called "Inside Job" "Weirdly wonderful" and more! Read the full review here.

Bill Garry of Discover Hollywood Magazine reviewed the short film that I wrote and directed, "Inside Job," calling it "'The Wolf off Wall Street' on crack." Read the full review here.

Kirk Fernwood of One Film Fan called "Inside Job" "freakily engaging." Read the full review here.

Zachary Flint of The Great Movie Debates felt "Inside Job" was "very humorous ... [and] worth watching." Read the full review here


Alexis Yoo of Stagebuddy called Woolly Mammoth Panic Attack "uproarious...a stellar success." Read the full review here.

Lee Levitt of The Jewish Chronicle gave the show four stars and called it "brilliantly irreverent" and "sublimely funny." Read the full review here

Recent Press

Eliza Gale's Interviews:
Matt Nagin, December 2013

Woolly Mammoth Panic Attack Q&A,  July 2013

Policy Mic:
Policy Mic Pundit Is Taking Comedy Festival Stages By Storm, July 2013 


Matt Nagin’s Panic Attack, Spring 2013

Bad Slava: 
Stand-Up Comedy 101, June 2009

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