Matthew has his bachelor's in English from Connecticut College, and his master’s in Literature from University of New Hampshire.  He is the TV critic at the Boston Globe. Before that, he covered books and movies for the Globe, as well as celebrity and author interviews. Gilbert and a Boston Globe colleague do a weekly show about TV called “We Like to Watch.” He has also written about TV for Slate, appeared on NPR, and been managing editor at the Boston Review. He is the author of Off the Leash: A Year at the Dog Park.