Trav S.D.


Trav S.D. (Travis Stewart) is an alum of the NYU Tisch School of Film and Television and the author of the books No Applause, Just Throw Money: The Book That Made Vaudeville Famous and Chain of Fools: Silent Comedy and Its Legacies from Nickelodeon to YouTube, as well as the blog Travalanche ( He has written for The New York Times, The Village Voice, Time Out New York, American Theatre, and many other publications and is a frequent public speaker at such institutions as the Museum of Modern Art, the main branch of the New York Public Library, Columbia University, NYU, and the Cinema Arts Centre.