Matthew Inman is the author and artist behind the one man comedy operation known as The Oatmeal. Formerly a web designer, Matthew started drawing comics in 2009 in hopes of escaping his 9-5 day job. Since then, TheOatmeal.com has been visited by over 60 million people and has received half a billion page views.
Matthew is also the author of the New York Times best-selling book 5 Very Good Reasons to Punch a Dolphin in the Mouth, appeared on NBC's Last Call with Carson Daly, and The Oatmeal was named one of the best blogs of 2010 by Time Magazine.
Matthew lives in Seattle, Washington with his dogs Beatrix and Rambo.