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Having a sense of humor is important and President Obama, even if you arent a fan, GOT THINGS DONE!

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I have saved all my life and now getting zero interest on my money. Just read where savers lost
$640 billion in lost interest. Sure made some money in the market but we all know that could turn to crap at any time like the last bubble when all lost a bundle. Also we can't get into the emergency room at our local hospitals with it over crowed with immigrants legal and otherwise.
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Hope you had a kickass #FidoFRIDAY!
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What oohh nooo😙😙
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Jazzy #musicbomb! Havin' a hOppenin' #ThrowbackThursday and #ThirstyThursday? ..hashtag mucho lol
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WESTEROS Beats: Breaking Down Season 6 Premiere of #GameOfThrones
..of course spoilers. HBO must be thrilled :*
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NOTHING TO SEE HERE... ! #Rappavision
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I just love Jeff Garlin! 
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Sunday is for #Foodporn ..and memories of it from pizza nom to #NYC 
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Will there be an indoor rollercoaster or what? #Apple h/t @anthonyquintano 
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I think I saw this on The Flash. It's a Particle Accelerator. Apple's hoping to make metahumans.
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Hello GOOGLE #Travel App.. h/t @mattnavarra
Google Trips will reportedly be a new all-in-one app for all your travel needs, including transport tips, restaurants, things to do and more.
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Google has an awesome travel app: Google Now
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Thoughts on #SocialMedia --> Marketing Invasion and Can we escape it?
Welcome to a brand, spanking new piece of content. It’s not about using dem buzzwords here BRAH (that doesn’t count, com…
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KARAOKE memoriesssssss rocking your #TBT Stream! 
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Where the fuck is +Brian McDonald​ these days anyway! 
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Snapchat lets you easily talk with friends, view Live Stories from around the world, and explore news in Discover. Life's more fun when you live in the moment!
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  • University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
    Theatre, 1996 - 2000
  • University of Oxford
    Theatre, 1999 - 1999
  • Plainview Old Bethpage JFK High School
    1992 - 1996
  • William Esper School
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I Amuse You. Host of Hangout Conversations, Conversations+, & The PLUStainment Show. Comedian. Crashing the Hangout & Taking +names. #rappatag #hangoutsonair #awesomesauce
Welcome to my Google+ Profile! Feel free to call me Matt, Matthew or Rappa! I'm a comedic host interested in entertaining and being creative. 

Head of social media @TechTimes / @T-Lounge 

Owner of @Section10Media

Journalist focusing on Tech, Social Media, Humor & Entertainment:

Things I Love (or what circles you could put me in!) :
Digital Media
Hangouts On Air
Video Games
H.I.R.L. (Hangout In Real Life)
New York Giants
Random Fun
Television :
House of Cards | Orange is the New Black | Orphan Black | The Leftovers
The Walking Dead | Breaking Bad | Homeland
Game of Thrones | Curb Your Enthusiasm | Seinfeld
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia | Real Time
Daily Show | Colbert Report | Conan | Letterman
(Recommend Past or Present TV for me to watch!)

Quick Who Am I :
Connected, knowledgeable, affable, quick-witted and generous.  Those traits have made Matthew Rappaport The Ultimate Host.  He is one of a few people of note who hosts Hangouts On Air on Google+/YouTube. Rappaport is known for leading The Huffington Post Google+, Hangouts, Youtube & Tumblr presence as well as his marathon shows with the most interesting people in the world.  He's done time on many a film and TV set, enough to get his SAG card. Which is convenient because he has a BFA in Musical Theater/Theater and studied in Oxford. Rappaport directed one feature, along with major involvement in shorts and web series.  The man acts for fun but makes a living as a host and social media crackerjack.  He can explain it to you and make it work for you, not against you. A native New Yorker, he travels to wherever he is needed, all around from Nashville to Vegas  & beyond!

I interview & find out about awesome people in Google+ Hangouts to bring you fun, funny, stories and +more! +Hangout Conversations since September 2011

Google+ Hangout On Airs to check out:

Hangout Vlogs:

Easter Egg: hi, I'm ON AIR!

My Weekly Hangout Shows [both on hiatus from weekly and special hangout events TBA]

New episodes air LIVE ON Google+ & YOUTUBE  - Every Thursday @8:15pm ET / 5:15pm PT

Monday Evenings around 9pm est / 6pm pst

Watch Recent Episodes & Hangouts On Air:


In September 2011, after hanging out all summer, I started Hangout Conversations to bring Amazing Google Plussers to the rest of the world that I met and my own style of humor. After each show, I have the audience join us live on Conversations+.

Also, I made a mime and a therapist love story called  Yoko/Schmono that was shown at The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival.    

H.I.R.L. - #nychirl
In February 2012, I planned and held the 1st ever H.I.R.L. (Hangout In Real Life) Weekend in New York City. 100+ People traveled from all over the world to meet for the 1st time after many hours & laughs together in hangouts. People came from Austria, Vancouver, California, Texas and more to really high five & naturally break the hangout wall to sit on the same couch together! As part of the weekend I put together LIVE+ which was a concert featuring Singer/Songwriters +Heather Fay, 
+Ryan Van Sickle, +Daria Musk & +Ram Rich and we had a beautiful #WTCPhotowalk across the 
Brooklyn Bridge lead by +Daniel Enloe, A Super H.I.R.L. (Super Bowl) Party & amazing life changing memories!

Thusday February 2 - Monday, February 6, 2012

Part 2 ! 
I had to have another one :
#nychirl2 was a BLAST and everyone enjoyed
hanging out in real life (or location, or land) !

Thursday, August 9 - Monday, August 12, 2012
My YouTube Channels

Weekly #hangoutsonair shows, posting & resharing the cool & interesting, meeting Google+ers, planning events and always a Surprise around the corner!
G+ Caffeine Juice fueling me as well and ALWAYS THE LOLs!

More Skills 
Getting Songs Stuck into Other Peoples' Heads
 Laughing with Plussers

To find my Hangout Broadcasts, check out my profile/+hangout conversations or type #hangoutconversations to pull it up! 
Comment & ask questions.. Bring your popcorn!

Yoko/Schmono Trailers at my production company's youtube: Section 10 Films

My Google+ Business Pages:

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                                  +Tearing Though the Legends
The opinions expressed here are my personal opinions and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of HuffPst.
                                   #awesomesauce #rappatag

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Worked on a Farm for 3 Summers as a kid, Created one of the first & longest running Google+ Hangouts On Air Shows, and was directed by Ed Burns!
Comedian. Host. Filmmaker. Actor. Writer. Social Median. Willy Wonka's Assistant. Singing the song of Plustatic People!
  • Tech Times
    Director of Social Media, 2014 - 2015
  • Section 10 Media
    Social Media & Film Production Company, 2014
    Social Media Editor, Strategist, Hangout Host and Tech Journalist
  • The Huffington Post
    Social Media Editor, 2013 - 2014
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Rapp, Rapper, RAPP STAR, Matt, Rappa, Rappo
Had so much fun with friends and strangers running around trying to capture the other team's bomb/flag and would love to come back to try out some paintball ! ! It's definitely worth the trip and you get a nice workout . . staff is fun!
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
A throwback soda fountain shop, friendly & cool staff dressed for the parts, and to top it all off they have fun names of great, awesomesauce tasting Ice Cream Sodas & Egg Creams?! YES PLEASE! Filling, fun and the most satisfying place you can go to for dessert! They also have good food as well .. and board games to play plus beef jerky & peanut bacon brittle to buy FTW! BACON!
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
I enjoy this store as it is HUGE with tons of space and lots of parking. It does get crowded like almost all the APPLE Stores but when that does happen, you usually have the space you wouldn't normally have in small locations. It's the closest store to me and I wish one would open in queens soon! This is still my go to store unless it's not in stock and then Walt Whitman Mall.
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: Very GoodService: Excellent
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Who doesn't love checking out FAO Schwartz to be reminded of the movie BIG and see every single toy imaginable and I love all the candy they have to choose from maybe even more than the Toys! A Must for people visiting NYC!
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: Very GoodService: Very Good
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
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I enjoyed the food especially being kosher and loved the fried onion! It's a nice place to eat in the area and we were able to find parking on the street. I was satisfied with the big portions they give!
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Times Square theaters can sound sketchy but really I've been coming here for years (especially after work when I was nearby) for movies and enjoyed them all. I love that they show LATE NIGHT showings as sometimes I can't get there til late and there are more options overall. There is always something to see I haven't seen yet!
Appeal: Very GoodFacilities: Very GoodService: Very Good
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Massive selection of burgers and milkshakes to die for (literally haha) ! I like that they have the hugest burger that has a contest to go along with it which is fun. Onion Rings and Fries combo is definitely the way to go and I'd say the normal size on top of it is perfect for anyone .. most sizes. How anyone can actually eat the HUGE SIZED BURGER is beyond me?! :)
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago