Abbi Jacobson

marlene lopez

Abbi Jacobson is an American comedian, writer, actress and illustrator. Trained at Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, she is best known as the Series Creator, Executive Producer and star of the critically-acclaimed Comedy Central series, Broad City. Jacobson is an AOLArtist and New York Times-bestselling author of her illustrated book, Carry This Book. She also has two coloring books: Color This Book: New York City and Color This Book: San Francisco. She is the author of I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other Stuff (Grand Central Publishing), a hilarious and poignant collection about love, loss, work, comedy, and figuring out who you really are when you thought you already knew.
When Abbi Jacobson announced to friends and acquaintances that she planned to drive across the country alone, she was met with lots of questions and opinions: Why wasn’t she going with friends? Wouldn’t it be incredibly lonely? The North route is better! Was it safe for a woman? The Southern route is the way to go! You should bring mace! And a common one… why? In this collection of anecdotes, observations and reflections readers will feel like they’re in the passenger seat on a fun and, ultimately, inspiring journey.