Red State Update
Travis Harmon and Jonathan Shockley were born and raised in Tennessee, where they began performing together. Later both moved to Los Angeles, where in 2005 they created the web series Red State Update. Their videos have over 45 million views and 24,000 YouTube subscribers. They've been featured on CNN, VH1, Fuse, G4, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Salon, NewYorkTimes.com, DirecTV Channel 101, Sirius XM, and even the 2008 CNN/YouTube Democratic Debate. A Red State Update CD, How Freedom Sounds, was released in 2008 by Dualtone Records, followed by their 2010 Christmas album Santa Is Real. Their book Let There Be Facebook: Status Updates from God, Gaga and Everyone In Between was published in November 2011 by Simon & Schuster. In addition to Red State Update, Travis and Jonathan are also the creators of many other comedy videos that have garnered millions of hits, including 100 Ways To Love A Cat, which you should watch, if you have 35 minutes.