Travon Free

Travon Free is an Emmy winning writer from Compton California, formerly of The Daily Show With Jon Stewart and Trevor Noah. He is currently a writer for “Any Given Sunday With Bill Simmons” on HBO. Along with his (use to be) popular “FREEdom of Speech” socio-political comedy blog, his writing work can also be found all over the web (including TV One’s TheUrbanDaily.com) as one of the most sought after young comedic voices on social, political and pop culture issues (Feel free to vomit here).

He’s also been featured and seen on John Oliver’s New York Stand Up, Tosh.0, Chelsea Lately, The Stephanie Miller Show, the hit web series “The Gentlemen’s Rant”, the “Twitter Come Alive” national comedy tour and “The Daily Show Political-ish Stand Up Tour”. His debut comedy album “Undefeated” can be found on iTunes and you can occasionally catch him on various tour stops with international stand-up comedy giant Russell Peters and many other places where people tell jokes into microphones.

He currently lives in Los Angeles with no pets and over 200 pairs of shoes often referred to as his “children”.

Host Information

The Room Where It's Happening: A Hamilton Fan Podcast

If you're obsessed with the musical Hamilton, have the soundtrack on repeat non-stop and feel helpless without your fix, we have good news for you: you are not alone. Join hosts Travon Free (Any Given Wednesday With Bill Simmons) and Mike Drucker (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon) as they welcome super-fan actors, musicians, writers, and comedians on a song-by-song journey through the biggest musical of all time. You can even add your voice to the chorus -- don't forget to call and tell us your favorite song at 937-9MYSHOT.

Guest Appearances

Love Doctors

Fake The Nation #72November 23, 2017

This Thanksgiving, Negin pushes politics to the side of her plate and welcomes a medley of guests to debate big questions about love and relationships. Should you stay friends with your ex? Why are there so many unmarried Americans? How do you…

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Orangewashing History

Fake The Nation #67October 19, 2017

John Fugelsang (Page Six TV, Tell Me Everything) and Travon Free (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) join Negin to talk about why the Iran Deal and the Clean Power Plan make conservatives so mad. They also discuss Congress’s response to Trump scrapping…

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The Emmys, Being A '3 on the Kinsey Scale', and What It's Like At The End...

Homophilia #7September 22, 2017

New Emmy winner Travon Free (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) opens up to Matt and Dave about the overwhelming experience of being bisexual, his break-up before Emmy night, plus meeting the "Stranger Things" kids! The guys also answer one of your advice…

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Cash Me Outside with Travon Free

How To Be Less Old #119February 7, 2017

Travon Free is a writer and the host of the podcast "The Room Where It's Happening" and he joins Deanna and Emily to chat about the best cosmetic dentistry practices and the story of how he landed a writing gig on The…

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Travon Free

Crybabies #53October 27, 2016

Comedy writer and fellow Earwolf podcaster Travon Free (The Room Where It’s Happening, Any Given Wednesday) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about coming up on the 10th anniversary of the last time he cried real hard, Doctor Who, School of Rock…

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The Olympics to Black Olives Matter T-shirts

Yo, Is This Racist? #887August 17, 2016

Writer, comedian, and podcaster Travon Free, co-host of the new Earwolf podcast "The Room Where It's Happening: A Hamilton Fan Podcast" joins Andrew to talk about current trends including an Italian gymnast joking that she "should paint her skin black to win,"…

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Unstoppable (w/ Travon Free)

Travon Free, writer for the multiple Emmy award winning The Daily Show joins Kamau & Kevin to discuss the Tony Scott directed disaster film Unstoppable starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine. They also talk about how Travon went from playing college basketball…

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