We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Phoebe Robinson Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Sometimes when people start dating a hot piece, they take on some of their boo’s characteristics unintentionally.
I’m going to keep doing the comedy and the art that I do. I’m going to keep uplifting marginalized voices, and I think that’s my place to do that.
Not going to lie: when I heard that Toni Braxton’s sister, Tamar, wanted to have a music career, I was skeptical. I know she sang backup for Toni and is a great reality-TV star, but being a musician is a whole ‘nother league. Well, Tamar proved me wrong.
There’s so many careers that didn’t happen because women are like, ‘I can’t deal with this harassment. I’m going to leave this industry.’
I really like a red lip as my go-to when I go out.
Being in a male-dominated industry, you can feel like a little excluded. That was making me feel like maybe I’m not funny. I was really seriously considering, like, quitting standup.
While complex acting roles are lacking for actresses, what’s even more rare are female directors.
I never really watched much stand-up growing up. I just was not really that into it. But I can say I honestly fell in love with it the second I touched the microphone. It was like this weird thing where it’s like, ‘Oh, yeah, this is what I’m supposed to do.’
Typically, in New York, there are so many comics on a single lineup that you can only do eight minutes.
I think what’s good is that men are now realizing that life is not a buffet where you just get to pick and choose whatever you want.
Like lots of people, I really love Roxane Gay.
You got a snaggletooth? Show it off. You have an overbite? Bite some more.
I’ll be the first to admit it: I love fluff. Whether it’s watching ‘America’s Next Top Model’ or listening to dance pop like Rihanna’s ‘Where Have You Been,’ I like to keep it light and fun, especially during the spring and summer months.
I will allow myself to sleep in until 9 A.M. on the weekends.
From the leg lamp to Ralphie’s tongue getting stuck on a frozen pole to that BB-gun incident, ‘A Christmas Story’ has left its mark on all our brains, so much so that it sometimes feels like this story is our own.
‘2 Dope Queens,’ it was just a way for us to showcase female comedians, showcase comedians of color, showcase LGBT comedians, and shake up the landscape and be like, ‘Hey, there is more than just what is out there.’
For me personally, I was just worried that transitioning from a podcast, which is a very intimate sort of experience – people tell me they listen to my podcast while they’re at the gym or on road trips, so you’re in someone’s ear – to being on television – that’s a lot of space to fill.
I am a workaholic – my family will agree with that.
It is utterly asinine that people continually go to comedy shows without bothering to see if their sensibilities line up with the comedians.
Normally, I’d believe that the saying ‘There’s no small parts, only small actors’ is a load of crock because, more often than not, actors relegated to the small-part category stay in ‘Who was that guy from that thing’ purgatory – however, ’90s sitcom ‘Friends’ proved that the saying is true.
Sometimes it’s good to act responsibly.
I love how most people in ‘Sixteen Candles’ don’t actually look their age. It adds to the movie’s funky and low-budget vibe.
I’ve experienced harassment. I’ve had male comedians be very inappropriate.
Let’s be real: more often than not, Hollywood does not have three-dimensional characters for women to play.
I’m a sucker for two things: Adam Lambert and songs that start out as emo as a sad episode of ‘Felicity’ and then drop. That. Beat.
I think people just don’t respect women’s bodies in general, the bodies of women of color in general.
I think that comfort is underrated in a lot of ways.
I just wanna go on the record to say I talk about U2 so much, I should be their publicist. I should be added to the PR team. U2 is my favorite band of all time. I love them so much.
The reason I was drawn to the Band Perry was because they have a knack for doing rollicking country music that can sound a little rock and a little pop.
The Roots know how to give their audience some medicine without them even realizing it.
Even the best comedians aren’t always sure what is going to be funny, what is going to work. So that means they’re constantly and trying and failing in order to get there.
Spending $40,000 on shoes is downright ignorant.
At its best, alt comedy can be challenging, surprising, and innovative. And at its worst, alt comics think that being awkward.com/FAQS is a substitution for punchlines.
As a kid I used to always write these stories… some of them were really cute; some of them were kind of crazy.
There are just so many brilliant voices out there. I’m not the funniest person out there, I’m not the best interviewer. I’m not the best at anything, but I really just am a big fan of everyone. I’m really driven by trying to make sure that representation is out there.
I love how Shakespeare can really rip your heart out one second and then make you laugh the next. He’s a master writer.
I think anytime you work on something, even if you feel really good about it, you’re never really sure. Once it’s in the public space, it’s out of my hands.
Any joke can be funny, but not any joke is funny. Any joke has the potential to be hilarious to you, but more importantly, the joke has the potential to not be funny to you but to someone else.
Anyone who does stand-up comedy can agree that doing a late-night spot is a dream of theirs.
Technology has been the great equalizer: you can find your audience, you can build your brand, and the people that are into you, great. They’re going to follow you to whatever platform you go to.
I started watching ‘Daria’ when I was in college because I didn’t have cable growing up. It’s such a smart show with a different type of female character.
Guys say ‘like’ all the time, and no one notices it.
If the guy does not treat you with love and respect, does not cease-and-desist with all the game playing, is not willing to share his world with you, then he is bad for you.
One of the things I love about ‘Idol’ besides the drama, the backstories, and the crazy arrangements on popular songs is the auditions, when everyone is full of hope and nerves.
Let’s stop acting like a man who is clear about his intentions, is open to love, and has a good head on his shoulders is ‘boring,’ ‘lame,’ and ‘not passionate like the edgy guy.’
I’m a nail biter and have been my whole life.
One cannot control the life they are born into.
I have watched every single season of ‘American Idol’ since the beginning, when Ryan Seacrest co-hosted with Brian Dunkleman. Brian who? Exactly.
It’s better to keep your past and present loves separate.
I love any TV show that has to do with singing.
If I’m going to be completely honest, I did not get the appeal of IFC’s ‘Portlandia’ initially.
I love sending flowers! It’s the best.
I have to admit that I was never into the boy band craze of the late ’90s and the early aughts. I was into more adult things like Ricky Martin. For reals.
Who can forget the awesome scene in ‘Independence Day’ when the White House gets blown up by aliens? Sure, it looks cheesy now, but back in 1994, it was incredible.
The great thing about being a standard-issue, straight white person is you have so much time. Gay people, people of color, we have less time! We have to be a living Learning Annex to everybody. We don’t have time to master hobbies like skipping rocks along lakes.
I’m really into short-story collections and essays; they’re my jam.
I want to have an empire. I like being in front of the camera, performing – but I would like to get to a place where I’m also executive producing and bringing other people along. People of all different walks of life, highlighting their voices.
Let’s be real: dads get a bad rap in the media. We’re talking Vanilla Ice’s ‘Ninja Rap’ bad. More often than not, they’re either pop lockin’ Soul Train-style after learning they aren’t the father, or they’re selfish man-children who have more toys than brain cells.
Comedy is subjective, and any joke can be funny.
I thought I was going to be a serious screenwriter and produce serious films. It was going to be ‘American Beauty’ and very important work.
I’m not a caffeine person.
I think, at the end of the day, you have to decide what you want. Do you want to be famous? Do you want to be rich? Do you want to have a career? Those are three very different things.
One of the great things about ‘The Voice’ is that all the judges sing their own hits, as well as covers, and do duets with each other.
I don’t really read Stephen King – I just can’t read scary things because it stays with me too long – but I truly liked his memoir of the craft of writing.
Sometimes it’s good to say no. Sometimes it’s good to not act impulsively.
Seriously, show me a person who’s not into Tom Hanks, and I’ll show you a person who is anti-happiness.