Travis Irvine

Travis Irvine is a journalist, comedian, filmmaker and unsuccessful politician. He is a contributor to The Huffington Post, and wrote and directed a feature horror/satire film about killer raccoons called "Coons! Night of the Bandits of the Night", which is available from cult film distributor Troma Entertainment. In 2007, Travis ran for mayor of his hometown in Ohio and turned the experience into a short documentary, "American Mayor", which was featured at the Cannes Film Festival in 2010. Travis ran for U.S. Congress in Ohio that same year, and his campaign and comedy videos have been featured on "The Jay Leno Show", PBS’s "NewsHour" and Funny Or Die. A recent graduate of Columbia University's School of Journalism ('12), he currently divides his time between Ohio and New York City.