The kids from OmniTechNews scored an interview with none other than Gnomedex speaker Matthew @oatmeal Inman. Matt has been fortunate to have turned his passion for creating cartoons into a full-time career. He discussed this in detail on the Gnomedex stage, and here briefly with Lucas from the OTN team.

Using a combo of keen business sense and real-world comic familiarity, the man behind The Oatmeal — 27 year old Matt — draws, sketches, and codes his way to a successful business making people laugh. His site, receiving more than four million unique hits per month, was recently named in Time Magazine‚Äôs Top Blogs of 2010. Behind his wit and unassuming presence, Matt has a powerful story about his journey and how social media played a role in his success.