• I went through a phase where people would introduce me at parties as a cartoonist, and everybody felt sorry for me. 'Oh, Matt's a cartoonist.' Then people further feeling sorry for me would ask me to draw Garfield. Because I'm a cartoonist, draw Snoopy or Garfield or something.

    "The Creative Gang Behind The Simpsons Movie Speak!". Interview With B. Alan Orange, July 24, 2007.