The Bell House with Greenlight Bookstore
"Everything’s Trash but It’s Okay" – A night with Phoebe Robinson.
Sunday · October 14, 2018
Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pmThe Bell House
This event is 21 and over
Didn’t get tickets to Phoebe Robinson at The Bell House? There's still a chance to see her at Gramercy Theater on Monday, October 15th. Tickets available here
A copy of Everything’s Trash but It’s Okay is included with each ticket purchase.
*Please note this event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.https://www.thebellhouseny.com/event/1744784/
From New York Times bestselling author and star of 2 Dope Queens, Phoebe Robinson, comes a new, hilarious, and timely essay collection on gender, race, dating, and a world that seems to always be a self-starting Dumpster fire.
Wouldn't it be great if life came with instructions? Of course, but like access to Michael B. Jordan's house, none of us are getting any. Thankfully, Phoebe Robinson is ready to share everything she has experienced to prove that if you can laugh at her topsy-turvy life, you can laugh at your own.
Written in her trademark unfiltered and singularly witty style, Robinson's latest essay collection is a call to arms. She tackles a wide range of topics, such as giving feminism a tough-love talk in hopes it can become more intersectional; telling society's beauty standards to kick rocks; and takes a hard look at our culture's obsession with work.
Robinson also gets personal, exploring debt she has hidden from her parents, how dating is mainly a warmed-over bowl of hot mess, and maybe most importantly, meeting Bono not once, but twice. She's struggled with being a woman with a political mind and a woman with an ever-changing jeans size. She knows about trash not only because she sees it every day, but also because she's seen about one-hundred-thousand hours of reality TV and zero hours of Schindler's List.
Everything's Trash, But It's Okay is a candid perspective for a generation that has had the rug pulled out from under it too many times to count, as well as an intimate conversation with a new best friend.
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