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Kent State University Bookstore Welcomes Phoebe Robinson for Discussion and Book Signing

Please join the Kent State University Bookstore as it welcomes comedian, actress and author Phoebe Robinson for a discussion and signing of her new book, You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain, on Oct. 18 at 5 p.m.

Robinson has been named one of the top comedians to watch by Vulture.com, Essence and Esquire. She has appeared on NBC’s “Late Night With Seth Meyers” and “Last Call With Carson Daly”; Comedy Central’s “Broad City,” “The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore” and “@midnight With Chris Hardwick”; as well as the new Jill Soloway pilot for Amazon called “I Love Dick.” Robinson’s writing has been featured in The Village Voice and on Glamour.com, TheDailyBeast.com, VanityFair.com, Vulture.com and NYTimes.com. She also was a staff writer on MTV’s hit talking head show, “Girl Code,” as well as a consultant on season three of “Broad City.”

Most recently, she created and starred in Refinery29’s web serie“Woke Bae,” and alongside Jessica Williams of “The Daily Show,” she is the creator and co-star of the hit WNYC podcast “2 Dope Queens” as well as the host of the WNYC podcast “Sooo Many White Guys.” Robinson lives and performs stand-up comedy in Brooklyn, New York, and you can read her weekly musings about race, gender and pop culture on her blog, Blaria.com (aka Black Daria). 

For more information about this and other events at the Kent State University Bookstore, please follow it on social media (Twitter/Instagram: kentstatebooks; Facebook: kentstateubookstore) or contact Nikki Dech at ndech@kent.edu or 330-672-2762.