Matthew Kletter

#GayLife

Experiencing life through the lens of a nerdy gay man from central New Jersey.
#GayLife

Description

From a running joke at the office to now a podcast, #GayLife combines a little bit of everything. Host Matthew Kletter covers a variety of topics, from politics to technology to quirky hashtags trending on Twitter. A liberating podcast with no-frills and no boundaries. No topic is off limits. A little nerdy, a little funny, A LOT GAY. Have a listen and join in on the conversation using - you guessed it - #GayLife.

Link: media.zencast.fm/gaylife

Episodes

Fire and Fury

Jan 13, 2018 00:27:51

Description:

Happy New Year! In Episode 12, Matthew Kletter expresses joy that the holidays are over. New year, same President. Author Michael Wolff released a scathing book that heavily slams the functions and operations inside The West Wing. Matthew discusses the obvious lies that Trump's team continue to spin as facts. Matthew also dissects an interview with Trump advisor Stephen Miller and CNN's Jake Tapper.

In Episode 13, Matthew will focus on Trump's racism and the battle for legalized marijuana.

Music: Alright Now (feat. Justine Suissa) by Above & Beyond from their upcoming album Common Ground. Available on iTunes and Apple Music.

Matthew Kletter Online:

http://www.matthewkletter.com http://www.twitter.com/matthewkletter

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Dec 25, 2017 00:00:00

Description:

Matthew is taking the rest of 2017 to enjoy time with family and friends for the holidays. Have no fear, new episodes of #GayLife will be coming in 2018.

In the meantime, you can follow Matthew Kletter all across social media including Twitter, Instagram, and SnapChat using the handle @MatthewKletter.

Sexual Harassment: The Bad, The Worse, and The Double Standard

Dec 3, 2017 00:37:27

Description:

This episode contains strong language and discussion of topics that some might find sensitive. Listener discretion is advised.

In this episode, Matthew Kletter discusses why shopping on Thanksgiving/Black Friday is stupid, as well as why gift giving should be about memories and experiences, rather than materialistic items. Matthew takes a serious and firm tone on the most recent sexual assault allegations plaguing Hollywood and Washington, D.C. Matthew explores gray areas of sexual harrassment including why people still choose to support politicians like Roy Moore and Donald Trump. Matthew emphasizes the importance of keeping conversations surrounding sensitive topics open and pointing out hypocrisies and double standards we all face. The episode ends, the a breif acknowledgement of Mike Flynn's guilty plea and where it may take us next.

Matthew Kletter Online:

http://www.matthewkletter.com http://www.twitter.com/matthewkletter

This episode of #GayLife is brought to you by Audible. Get a FREE audiobook download and a 30-day free trial at www.audibletrial.com/gaylife.

Smoke and Mirrors

Nov 9, 2017 00:31:50

Description:

Episode X ("Ten") has arrived (and so has Apple's iPhone X!). After a month off, Matthew Kletter is back and discusses mental health issues, the most recent tragedies in America, gun control, lying politicians, the new iPhone X, and more. Matthew explains how news organizations need to allow for facts to inspire more heated debates. It's another exciting half-hour of politics and gayness!

Matthew Kletter Online:

http://www.matthewkletter.com http://www.twitter.com/matthewkletter

This episode of #GayLife is brought to you by Audible. Get a FREE audiobook download and a 30-day free trial at www.audibletrial.com/gaylife.

#VegasStrong

Oct 5, 2017 00:27:27

Description:

In this episode, Matthew Kletter takes a more serious tone and reflects upon the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting that occured on October 1, 2017. Politically, as a liberal, Matthew discusses his stance on The 2nd Amendment, his frustration with lawmakers, and a person's constitutional right to gun ownership. He also emphasizes the importance of open diaglogue and polite, respectful debate. The tragedy in Las Vegas brings up an important question - If the time isn't now to discuss gun violence in America, when will it be the "right time"?

Matthew Kletter Online:

http://www.matthewkletter.com http://www.twitter.com/matthewkletter

Music - An acoustic/piano mix of Satellite / Stealing Time by Above and Beyond. Original song available on iTunes and Spotify.

Want to do your part and donate to the victims of the Las Vegas shooting? Visit: https://www.gofundme.com/dr2ks2-las-vegas-victims-fund

What Happened?!

Sep 18, 2017 00:26:00

Description:

THIS EPISODE CONTAINS SOME MATURE DISCUSSION AND ADULT THEMES. LISTENER DISCRETION IS ADVISED.

In this episode, Matthew celebrates the release of Madonna's live album, Rebel Heart Tour by sharing a joke by The Queen of Pop. Matthew also discusses the plethora of political books coming out lately, including Hillary Clinton's book, What Happened. Matthew also dives into how he is re-discovering his literacy.

In technology news, Apple announced three new devices: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the iPhone X (pronounced "ten" not "ex"...). Are you going to be upgrading this year?

As always join in on the coversation on Twitter using #GayLife. Stay fabulous!

Links:

http://www.matthewkletter.com http://www.twitter.com/matthewkletter

This episode of #GayLife is brought to you by Audible. Get a FREE audiobook download and a 30-day free trial at www.audibletrial.com/gaylife.

Let's Get Personal

Sep 7, 2017 00:36:43

Description:

In this episode, I strip away all the glitz and glam of an edited podcast episode. For the first time ever, in this episode recorded in one take and uninterrupted, I also turned on the camera...I do not normally record video of myself recording a podcast episode but this episode, I felt the need to change things up - to get more personal.

Topics discussed in this episode include the latest hurricanes that are devastating America as well as my own experience being within the eye of a storm. I also discuss my past and I have learned through social and political discussions/experiences.

The video footage of the recording of this episode is available on YouTube: www.youtube.com/MatthewKletter

Links:

http://www.matthewkletter.com http://www.twitter.com/matthewkletter

This episode of #GayLife is brought to you by Audible. Get a FREE audiobook download and a 30-day free trial at www.audibletrial.com/gaylife.

Reclaiming My Time!

Aug 3, 2017 00:33:00

Description:

THIS EPISODE CONTAINS SOME MATURE DISCUSSION AND ADULT THEMES. LISTENER DISCRETION IS ADVISED.

This episode, Matthew Kletter covers LGBT rights including the ridiculous transgender military ban, immigration, Maxine Waters' meme worthy moment, a surprising NSFW gay porn meme and an abstract recall on some sparkly smartphone cases.

Links:

http://www.matthewkletter.com http://www.twitter.com/matthewkletter

This episode of #GayLife is brought to you by Audible. Get a FREE audiobook download and a 30-day free trial at www.audibletrial.com/gaylife.

Return To Sender / Make America Gay Again!

Jul 23, 2017 00:27:22

Description:

It's time to Make America Gay Again!

The Trump administration needs to realize that e-mails are unsecure.

The Donald Trump Jr. e-mail scandal sparked some basic principal in Matthew's head...Young liberals need a voice in the media. The White House continues to lie and we are only hearing opinions from people of an older generation. Matthew discusses the lack of the appearance of milennials on networks such as CNN and MSNBC. It's not just about politics this episode, Matthew furthers the Episode 5 conversation with topics including World Emoji Day and how Electronic Dance Music can be relaxing. Matthew does not hold back and takes an opportunity to throw shade at Tomi Lahren. Freedom of speech, right? Stay fancy!

Links:

http://www.matthewkletter.com http://www.twitter.com/matthewkletter The clip of Bitch I'm Madonna by Madonna from the studio album Rebel Heart was used under fair use for context of content discussed. No copyright infrigment intended. Available for purchase on iTunes.

This episode of #GayLife is brought to you by Audible. Get a FREE audiobook download and a 30-day free trial at www.audibletrial.com/gaylife.

Gay Pride = American Pride

Jul 5, 2017 00:31:31

Description:

I am so happy to be back and coming to you from my BRAND NEW 27-inch Retina 5K iMac. This episode we discuss Pride Month and how it has merged into human rights movements. Matthew cannot stop talking politics (for good reason...) He also reviews Katy Perry's new album, Witness and takes a trip down memory lane discussing his latest video game obsession.

Links:

http://www.matthewkletter.com http://www.twitter.com/matthewkletter

This episode of #GayLife is brought to you by Audible. Get a FREE audiobook download and a 30-day free trial at www.audibletrial.com/gaylife.

"Fake News" Is Real News / Controversy Sparks Conversation...SPEAK UP!

May 31, 2017 00:23:53

Description:

This episode, Matthew Kletter covers everything from Jared Kushner's alleged ties to Russia to the Manchester bombing and Kathy Griffin's Twitter photo controversy. Trump calls James Comey a "nut job". Pride month is on it's way. Matthew Kletter does not enjoy rain unless he is trying to sleep and other fun facts!

Links:

http://www.matthewkletter.com http://www.twitter.com/matthewkletter

This episode of #GayLife is brought to you by Audible. Get a FREE audiobook download and a 30-day free trial at www.audibletrial.com/gaylife.

Success: The Good, The Bad, and The Gay Pornstar

May 12, 2017 00:28:31

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THIS EPISODE CONTAINS SOME MATURE DISCUSSION AND ADULT THEMES. LISTENER DISCRETION IS ADVISED.

Hello, hello, hello! Welcome back to #GayLife!

In this episode, we dive deep and get philosophical. It's all about success and what it means to be successful. Matthew Kletter talks about the dictionary definition of "success" (with some help from a virtual assistant) versus how society defines success.

Matthew also talks about the gay porn industry and how a person's moral standards get in the way of realizing that pornstars are just trying be activists too...Sex sells! #Woof

Going viral - Matthew Kletter discusses a controversial video that made it's way all over the Internet...What the hell were we thinking?

Links:

http://www.matthewkletter.com http://www.twitter.com/matthewkletter

A special thanks to Jesse Jackman, for his contribution to this weeks episode. You can follow him on Twitter, @JesseJackmanXXX (NSFW).

Clip of Sunshine Blue - Denis Kenzo & Sveta B. © 2016 Armada Music B.V. Available for purchase on iTunes and Beatport.

This episode of #GayLife is brought to you by Audible. Get a FREE audiobook download and a 30-day free trial at www.audibletrial.com/gaylife.

The Story Behind The Hashtag and Why I Hate Donald Trump

Apr 27, 2017 00:27:00

Description:

This week, Matthew Kletter talks about the story behind the #GayLife movement, his opinions on Donald Trump, and a recently trending hashtag, #BadBookPrequels.

For the latest updates, you can follow Matthew Kletter on major social media platforms, including Twitter and Facebook, @MatthewKletter and at www.MatthewKletter.com