Author Archives: The Gremlin

My 15-Minutes Is Long Past Its Expiration

No new updates for a while.  Typical.  I don’t really do anything that is entertaining enough to promote anymore.  Ahhh, the tragic rise and fall of the reality television icon. Nevertheless…on to new endeavors!  If the “Creative” section of this site

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Obligatory update

So, it turns out that I never update this site. But I just did. Mostly in the section of the site dedicated to my creative playtime activities…but some other random updates strewn around as well. Okay, I guess I’ll talk

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3-D Makeup Samples (updated 8/31/2014)

This is a collection of 3-D makeup techniques that I have done, including silicone, wax, and/or latex buildup. Continue reading

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“Alice In Wonderland” Lawn Cutouts

My daughter recently had an “Alice In Wonderland” themed birthday party.  Being the best dad on the planet and knowing my propensity for useless talents, I decided to try my hand at making lawn decorations to spice up the ambiance

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Official “SHARKNADO 2″ Podcast!

Join Matt Hoffman and Rob Cesternino as they try to piece together some semblance of a plot to “Sharknado 2″. This podcast is quite mentally stimulating and is meant for only the most intellectually elite…and also for fans of shark-related weather systems or celebrity cameos. Let’s do this! Continue reading

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2-D Makeup Samples (updated 7/9/2014)

All work here was done only with paints, creams, and eye shadows.

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The $25.00 PyRHAPmid: A Big Brother Pre-Season Game Show

Rob Cesternino is both the host and the mastermind behind the first ever $25.00 PyRHAPmid! Watch Matt and fellow Big Brother alumni Ian Terry partner up with a couple of superfans to help them win Big Brother Live Feed access for the entire summer! Continue reading

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Rock Creature (facial appliance)

This project was sculpted off of a generic male headform using Monster Clay. I didn’t make any preliminary concept sketches, as I only had a general idea of where I was going with the sculpt. Continue reading

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Official SHARKNADO Podcast!

Just when you thought it was safe to go in the water… or drive a car… or be in your house – Here comes the Syfy original film, “Sharknado”! Matt is joined by friend and podcaster-extraordinaire Rob Cesternino to discuss the summer film which is taking the world BY STORM!!! Continue reading

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Reality Gamemasters is LIVE!

The premiere of Reality Gamemasters is here, where you can see how well I fare amongst reality television’s most strategic masterminds at an intense game of Risk! Watch the episodes and get more info at RealityGamemasters.com or from this YouTube

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Baby Demon (full-head)

This is my first attempt at making a full-head mask (clay sculpted, cast in latex, and painted with acrylics). I applied many of the same principles that were used in my previous half-head mask post. Continue reading

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Spring 2013 Update

I decided to get somewhat motivated and post some updates.  For starters, you can check out a great Celebrity Apprentice podcast that I did with Rob Cesternino.  Also, I’ve posted a lot more art/makeup pieces in the Creative Gallery. Until

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Suite Nothings: Matt Hoffman & Rob Cesternino on a Recent Episode of “Celebrity Apprentice”

Matt joins friend and podcaster-extraordinaire Rob Cesternino to discuss the latest episode of “Celebrity Apprentice”. Matt also takes questions from the audience. Continue reading

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Old-Age Makeup

Old-age makeup is arguably one of the most difficult types to effectively pull off, due to its unique use of highlight and shadow. This is an entirely 2-D old-age paint job that I tried on myself. Continue reading

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Here Comes The Bride

My appearance as Reverend Hoff on the season finale of My Fair Wedding will be airing on this Saturday, December 15th at 9PM EST/8PM CST on the WE Network.  More over-hyping of this landmark event can be found HERE.

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Reverend Hoff

[UPDATED] Matt’s former Big Brother castmates Brendon Villegas and Rachel Reilly got married this past weekend in Los Angeles, and Matt presided over the ceremony as the officiating minister! The wedding was taped for television and will be airing as the season finale of My Fair Wedding on the WE network on December 15th at 9PM EST. For some teasers on the details of the event, check out some of the press links inside. Continue reading

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Post-Hoff-O-Ween Update!

Hoff-O-Ween has come and gone with wild success!  Check out the Hoff-O-Ween website for exclusive pictures from the event! Also, I recently did a brief interview where I went on tangents ranging from politics to the British to domestic violence

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Night of the Living Podcast interview – Live from HorrorHound Weekend in Indianapolis!

Matt recently made a quick impromptu appearance on Night Of The Living Podcast’s 300th episode, broadcast live from Horror Hound Weekend in Indianapolis. In this brief 19-minute interview, Matt gives his take on a plethora of the most diverse and unrelated topics that you can imagine! Continue reading

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Top That! – Matt & Rob Tackle “Teen Witch”!

The Matt Hoffman / Rob Cesternino moviecast magic is back! Following their classic “Hangover 2″ and “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” ones, you won’t want to miss the latest “TEEN WITCH” moviecast! Also discussed are some exclusive HOFF-O-WEEN 2012 teasers! Continue reading

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Hoff-O-Ween Tips!

In honor of the Hoff-O-Ween season rapidly approaching, I’ve made a couple recent posts  to give you some ideas for cool, cheap effects!  You can check them out HERE and HERE. Also, if you’ll be at The Vegas Bash this

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D.I.Y. Chemical Burn Effect

This effect came about quite by accident, but it’s one of the simplest effects I’ve ever done. Continue reading

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I Now Pronounce You “Brenchel”

My good friends and former Big Brother castmates Brendon and Rachel were married this past weekend, and I was fortunate enough to be the officiant.  CLICK HERE for more details on the ceremony and how you can see everything that went

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Foam Skull Head

Check out this post to see how to create a cool mummified skull head for less than $5.00! Continue reading

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WonkaCast and more!

Another fantastic Rob Cesternino/Matt Hoffman podcast is in the books. This time, the witty duo discuss the 1971 classic “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”, as well as answer some questions about the upcoming season of “Big Brother”. So much time, and so little to do…check it out! Continue reading

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SuperPass Ranting

It’s Big Brother time again!  This season I’ll have a show on SuperPass where I do what I do best…rant, ramble, bitch, and take cheap jabs at every cast member to masquerade my deep-seated jealousy. Make sure to SIGN UP

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Custom Zombie Dentures

I attempted to make these custom dentures so that I’d never have to buy another one of those horrible mass-produced costume dentures again. Continue reading

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Melting Mutant Face (half-head)

This is my first ever attempt at mask-making. Half-head mask, clay sculpted, cast in latex, and painted with acrylics. Continue reading

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Draw Something

This is a collection of drawings that I have done using my fingers on either a phone or a tablet with the game Draw Something…

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Shooting Blanks reunion!

My old band Shooting Blanks will be doing a one-night-only reunion show in Chicago.  Best part?…it’s FREE!  Full details on www.shootingblanks.net.  Also, please like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for exclusive contests and prizes!

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Pet Projects

Due to my lack of ever writing anything “blog-worthy”, I have morphed what used to be the written blog section of my website into a general creative blowout.  CHECK IT OUT – I hope to update it regularly with both

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