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New York Times bestselling author, comedian, actress, and producer Phoebe Robinson is back with a new essay collection that is equal parts thoughtful, hilarious, and sharp about human connection, race, hair, travel, dating, Black excellence, and more.
Written in Phoebe’s unforgettable voice and with her unparalleled wit, Robinson's latest collection, laced with spot-on pop culture references, takes on a wide range of topics. From the values she learned from her parents (including, but not limited to, advice on not bringing outside germs onto your clean bed) to her and her boyfriend, lovingly known as British Baekoff, deciding to have a child-free union, to the way the Black Lives Matter movement took center stage in America, and, finally, the continual struggle to love her 4C hair, each essay is packed with humor and humanity.
By turns insightful, laugh-out-loud funny, and heartfelt, Please Don’t Sit On My Bed In Your Outside Clothes is not only a brilliant look at our current cultural moment, but a collection that will stay with you for years to come.
About the Author
PHOEBE ROBINSON is a stand-up comedian, writer, producer, and actress. She is best known as the co-creator and co-star of the hit WNYC Studios podcast 2 Dope Queens, which was turned into eight one-hour critically acclaimed HBO specials. She's also a New York Times bestselling author of the books Everything's Trash, But It's Okay and You Can't Touch My Hair and Other Things I Still Have to Explain. Additionally, Phoebe was a staff writer on the final season of Portlandia, hosted the critically acclaimed podcast Sooo Many White Guys, and starred in the movies Ibiza and What Men Want. Most recently, she founded Tiny Reparations, a production company under ABC Studios, and Tiny Rep's first project, a talk show entitled Doing the Most with Phoebe Robinson, will premiere in 2021 on Comedy Central.