In Chapter 8 of 19 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, standup comedian Matt Ruby answers "How Are Your Personal Priorities Changing as You Get Older?" Ruby notes how personal connections are becoming more important to him as he gets older. Also, he notes how before he wanted to experience a lot of little things and now he prefers to do big things while getting things done with his work. He talks about how mortality is a motivator and Matt Ruby is a standup comedian and comedy writer based in New York City. He produces a video comic strip at Vooza.com, co-produces the weekly show "Hot Soup", co-hosts the monthly show "We're All Friends Here", and writes a comedy blog "Sandpaper Suit". Ruby graduated from Northwestern University.