Abbi Jacobson is an actor, writer and artist based in New York City. She is the Series Creator, Executive Producer and star of the critically-acclaimed show "Broad City," premiering its fourth season this summer on Comedy Central. Upcoming, Jacobson will Executive Produce FX’s female-centric half-hour comedy pilot "Meaty" with Jessi Klein, and will star in the Netflix heroin drama "6 Balloons" alongside Dave Franco. Jacobson is a New York Times-bestselling author of her illustrated book, "Carry This Book," and has also released two coloring books: "Color This Book: New York City" and "Color This Book: San Francisco."
Abbi Jacobson appears in the following:
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Ellie Kemper on "My Squirrel Days." RJ Young on "Let It Bang: A Young Black Man’s Reluctant Odyssey into Guns." Abbi Jacobson on "I Might Regret This."
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Abbi Jacobson on "I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other Stuff." Adam Serwer on nationalism. Ilana Glazer on "The Generator Series."
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
If a picture is worth a thousand words, what about an artwork that’s nothing but words?
Monday, August 07, 2017
Walk into MoMA and you’ll find everything from paintings by Van Gogh to video games and emojis. How come all these things be in the same museum?
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Andy Warhol wanted to be a famous artist, and painting soup cans got him way more than his 15 minutes of fame. But is there more to Pop Art than being popular?
Monday, July 31, 2017
Back in the 1960s, artists couldn’t wait to get their hands on a new medium: video. Since then, they’ve used it to capture everything from the personal to the political.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
What the heck is going on with all these naked people running around? Abbi and RuPaul puzzle over performance art, one of the most misunderstood art forms.
Monday, July 24, 2017
Sometimes art doesn’t look like very much like art at all -- and that’s kind of the point of Minimalism. But Abbi discovers there’s a lot more to simplicity than meets the eye.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Abbi and writer Samantha Irby have a trippy experience inside an artwork made entirely of light. They’ll never look at a sunset the same way again.
Monday, July 17, 2017
Works of art that are just one color -- monochromes -- are sometimes easy to walk by. But if you take the time to look, monochromes can recharge your batteries better than meditation.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Abstract art can be hard to make sense of. What’s it all about? Am I getting it? With the help of choreographer Mark Morris and Rookie founder Tavi Gevinson, Abbi overcomes her doubts.
Monday, July 10, 2017
Abbi Jacobson brings comedian Hannibal Buress to look at art that takes everyday objects — like a bicycle wheel or a teacup — and puts them on a pedestal. Literally.
Thursday, July 06, 2017
A sneak peek at the new podcast in which host Abbi Jacobson (“Broad City”) explores The Museum of Modern Art with her friends and other smart people to ask: what the heck is that?
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
The Broad City co-creator and co-star admits being an alpha female, working too much and dropping out of acting school. Plus, Phoebe watches Living Single!