Justin Tyler "Houston's Native Son" McElroy is a co-host of My Brother, My Brother and Me. He is the oldest brother of Travis McElroy and Griffin McElroy, and son of Clint McElroy. Justin "Houston's Native Son" McElroy was a founding Editor-At-Large (meaning editor on the loose–an editor who cannot be contained) of Polygon (the video-game/ pop-culture site of Vox media). Justin and Griffin left Polygon in 2018, but implied they'd still appear in/contribute to video content.
He had a case of the Mondays!! He had those old Monday blues!! He was just trying to chase em away!!!
Is he haunted?? Is he fucking POSSESSED?!?!?!?!??!? HE USED TO BE GRIFFIN'S BROTHER!!!!!!!!!!!
He is permanently bonded with the equally eternal beach man Jimmy "James" Buffett.
Any gifts to him can be sent to:
P.O. Box 54
Huntington, West Virginia 25706
Early Life Edit
Personal Life Edit
What's up everybody his name is Root Beer Surge and he's a cool teen just like you!
Justin "Houston's Native Son" McElroy is married to Dr Sydnee McElroy (much beloved by all). They have a podcast , Sawbones, where they take a "marital tour through medical history".
Justin McElroy has worked at Blockbusters, twice. The first time he quit on his own terms, but the second time he got fired for stealing a copy of Fight Club which he says "was a very Tyler Durden thing to do."
Justin McElroy is married to Dr. Sydnee McElroy. They have a sweet angel daughter called Charlie who will, quote, "punch the moon!" They also have a new one, named Cooper. She (allegedly) poops a lot.
Justin McElroy has never shown any sign of aging, because he is the eternal brother.
Justin does Taekwondo.
He can beat you up, he just doesn't want to. But you're on thin fucking ice, buddy.
He has been hit by both Griffin and Travis, but this is because he has allowed them to.
Justin "Juice" McElroy is the Huey of the McElroy three, and thus takes on the duty of being the most responsible for his two baby brothers. Justin "Island Boy" McElroy is also the only McElroy (including their dad) to not use glasses, which is because he leeched up their eye power when he was young to make himself the most powerful brother. it did not work. Travis still reigns as the supreme boy (as evidenced by his viking-esque beard), although he is not eternal like Justin "J-man" McElroy.
He's shaped like a friend and sings sometimes, but it has to be a blue moon for him not to sing any of the masterworks by his dear friend, the equally eternal James Buffett. Half the shirts he owns are Tybee Island model, given to him by family. Beach shirts relax him. 
When Lin-Manuel Miranda ascends into the McElroy family, as it has been foretold, he will actually become the older-middlest brother, in spite of Lin being older than Justin "Babyface" McElroy. This is because the McElroys actually measure age in how many cheesy palm print shirts they own, rather than time. That's why Griffin always will remain in Forbes 30 under 30, since Griffin owns only cool cat shirts.
Justin in fact had a former spouse, named Dwight Slappe, with whom he had a YouTube show, called "Things I Bought At Sheetz", that ran for 3 beautiful, emotional seasons.
Everything he ever does is completely valid.
Recurring Segments Edit
Running Goofs Edit
Though it has been some time since Justin "Root Beer Surge" McElroy utilized this particular technique, he once frequently utilized “putting some jelly on it” as a deterrent/prank. The greatest prank he has ever pulled, however, is making the enraptured audience believe we can actually hear him and the podcast is not two brothers rambling with the shared voice in their heads. We hear him too, you see. That voice in your head, that you are listening to right now? A fearsome hivemind-esque creature only known as Justin "Hoops" McElroy.
Notable Impressions Edit
Justin "Houston's Native Son" McElroy's notable impressions include Edward Snowden and Amelie. Most recently debuting his Steve Martin impression, which he learned from personal, 1-2-1 Skype sessions with Steve Fartin himself.
Jimmy Buffett Edit
Starting around Episode 196, Justin "Alpha" McElroy became obsessed with his current rival, the equally eternal James "Jimmy" Buffett. This has escalated to the point where it dominates his spotify account, much to the shame and disappointment of Griffin.
Older-middlest brother Lin-Manuel Miranda used his Broadway Icon Powers to allow the eternal beach man James Buffett and Justin "Houston's Native Son" McElroy to meet for Justin's birthday. During this meeting, Justin "The Kid" McElroy and James likely formed an Island Bond, through Justin "Pasta Man" McElroy's good Island Boy vibes, which may have charmed Mr. Jimmy Buffett into accepting the role of a Guestspert on the podcast. This is only a theory, but many believe that Jimmy Buffett is an all powerful ocean spirit that makes his own decisions, therefore he could have decided to be a guestspert with or without an Island Bond.
Other Podcasts Edit
- The Adventure Zone (with Griffin, Travis and Clint McElroy; MaxFun)
- Sawbones (with Dr. Sydnee McElroy; MaxFun)
- The Empty Bowl (Independently created with Dan Goubert)
- The McElroy Brothers Will Be In Trolls 2
- Til Death Do Us Blart
- Munch Squad (purportedly a "podcast within a podcast")
- Charlie and Daddy Show (with his daughter, Charlie)
- Besties (Polygon; discontinued)
- Smart Stuff (with Roman Mars; fictional)
- Joystiq Podcast (discontinued)
- Losing The Sheen (discontinued)
- Satellite Dish with Justin and Sydnee (discontinued)
- Things I Bought At Sheetz (with Dwight Slappe; video series, discontinued)
- Quality Control (Polygon; discontinued)
- ↑ Karaoke name mentioned in Episode 104: I Hate You, Ron
- ↑ Radio DJ name mentioned in Episode 124: This Is Our Rumors
- ↑ Justin played the elf wizard Taako in the Balance Arc of The Adventure Zone
- ↑ Mentioned in Episode 204: Bait Kids
- ↑ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Y1dUD8tr8k
- ↑ http://www.maximumfun.org/shows/sawbones
- ↑ Revealed in MBMBaM Seeso, Episode 2: Resumes and Jamiroquai's Dad.
- ↑ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IeEbMykp4Pk
- ↑ Episode 380: Nuthead
- ↑ Episode 383: Fins up
- ↑ Though a 90 second demo was made and could be listened to here. Video removed from YouTube, no known alternate source.