Interview: Matthew Hawkins

Comedian and impressionist Matthew Hawkins joined us for our review of Alec Baldwin's record-setting season 42 episode of SNL. During our discussion, Matthew related his fascinating story of moving to New York to pursue comedy full-time and his experience of getting a main-stage audition for SNL. From bribing security guards at the afterparty, to receiving sage advice from Jimmy Fallon, Matthew's account will be riveting for SNL fans and essential listening for aspiring SNL hopefuls.

Enjoy the full, unabridged audio of Matthew's story above, and then check out his full podcast episode.


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Matthew Hawkins is a comedian and impressionist hailing from Toronto, Ontario. Connect with Matt on Twitter: @theMimicHawkins