Matt Connolly

Before joining the Washington Monthly in January 2015, Matt worked at WBEZ, the Washington Examiner, Mic.com, and Mother Jones. He has a degree in journalism and political science from Northwestern University.


Throwback Thursday: Damien Cave on Hollywood in Cuba

This week’s throwback story is “Castro’s Casting Couch,” from our April 2003 issue. While U.S.-Cuba relations are thawing right now, with the two countries’ embassies reopening and increased American tourism likely to follow, Damien Cave’s feature recalls a time when some of the most prominent American visitors to the country were Hollywood directors and A-list… Read more »