Travis McElroy

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Travis McElroy
Born (1983-11-08) November 8, 1983 (age 34)[1]
Huntington, West Virginia[2]
Nationality American
Occupation Podcaster
Years active 2010 - present
Notable work
Website www.travismcelroy.com

Travis McElroy (born November 8, 1983) is an American podcaster. He is known for his work on podcasts such as My Brother, My Brother and Me, The Adventure Zone, and Can I Pet Your Dog?.

Early life[edit]

Travis McElroy was born in 1983 to Clint McElroy, former co-host of WTCR-FM's morning radio show in Huntington, West Virginia, and his wife Leslie.[3] Travis McElroy is an alumnus of the University of Oklahoma.[4]

Career[edit]

Theater[edit]

Travis McElroy worked as technical director at the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company from 2009 to 2014.[2]

Podcasting[edit]

Since 2010, Travis McElroy, along with his brothers Justin and Griffin, has co-hosted the comedy podcast My Brother, My Brother and Me, an "advice show for the modern era" hosted as part of the Maximum Fun network. The brothers also starred in a 2016 TV show based on the podcast, which originally aired on Seeso.[5]

In 2014, the McElroy brothers, along with their father Clint McElroy, launched a tabletop role-playing game podcast entitled The Adventure Zone.[6] Initially playing Dungeons & Dragons, the show moved into other game systems in later arcs. During the first arc, Balance, Travis McElroy portrays Magnus Burnsides, a human fighter. The first sub-arc of Balance, named Here There Be Gerblins, has been adapted into a graphic novel, published by First Second Books and co-written by the McElroys.[7]

From 2015 to 2016, McElroy also co-hosted the podcast Can I Pet Your Dog? with Allegra Ringo and Renee Colvert, leaving after the 57th episode due to the fact that he was moving house and expecting a child.[8] However, McElroy did later return as a guest star for episodes 71 and 81.[9][10] McElroy also co-hosted the "doomsday prepping" comedy podcast Bunker Buddies with Andie Bolt from 2014 to 2018, at which point he retired from the show and was replaced by Ben Ellis. McElroy currently co-hosts the podcasts Trends Like These with former roommate Brent Black and writer Courtney Enlow, and Shmanners since 2016 with his wife, Teresa.[11]

In 2018, Travis McElroy appeared as a guest star on Dice, Camera, Action as part of the Stream of Many Eyes, a Dungeons & Dragons event promoting the new Waterdeep storyline.[12][13]

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