All posts byTravis Irvine
Travis Irvine is a journalist, comedian, independent filmmaker and unsuccessful politician. He performs stand-up all over the country, and wrote and directed a horror/satire film about killer raccoons called Coons! Night of the Bandits of the Night, which is available from the cult film company Troma Entertainment. In 2007, Travis ran for mayor of his hometown and turned the experience into a short documentary, American Mayor, which was featured at the Cannes Film Festival in 2010. Travis ran for Congress that same year in Ohio, and his campaign/comedy videos have been featured on The Jay Leno Show, PBS’s NewsHour, The Huffington Post and Funny Or Die. He was also once on The People's Court. A recent graduate of Columbia University's School of Journalism, Travis is also a contributor to The Guardian, The Huffington Post, .Mic and appears regularly on HuffPost Live. He currently lives and performs between New York City and Ohio.
Cheney Can’t Condemn Donald Trump’s Anti-Muslim Rhetoric
Yes, Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric is wrong, but former VP Dick Cheney can’t condemn him. Nor for that matter can the Obama administration, Republican leaders, Hillary, the corporate media or you.
Off The Grid’s Travis Irvine: Why Didn’t Ohio Go to Pot?
Was it because of a potential marijuana monopoly? Was it because the vote was rigged? Or was it just because Nick Lachey sucks? No matter what, there’s good and bad news for Ohio’s marijuana activists.
Off The Grid's Travis Irvine: Lower-Tier GOP Candidates Starting To Do Anything For Attention
Whether it’s frustration or desperation, a few of the GOP’s bottom-feeder-candidates are trying to be heard above the din.
Hillary, Benghazi, and the Bern: Where Do the Dems Go From Here?
Joe and Jim are out, Hillary faced off against Republicans and Democrats, and Sen. Bernie Sanders is the best thing since the 40-hour work week -- but how exactly will the race turn out?
The Anti-Establishment Wins Again: Travis Irvine on Walker, Boehner, and the Struggle Within the G.O.P.
Looks like the Republican Party has a long road ahead.
Travis Irvine: How a Mild-Mannered Midwestern Kid Began to Question 9/11 and Why That’s Okay
Sometimes enough things don’t make sense and you have to question what you’re told.
Off The Grid's Travis Irvine on Why Americans are Feeling The Bern -- and The Donald
Voters on both sides want to rally around candidates who challenge the establishment.
Off The Grid's Travis Irvine on Rand Paul’s 'Ron Paul' Moment
In last week’s debate, Sen. Paul finally did what many of his supporters wanted him to do all along -- sound more like his dad.Check out our other contributors >