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R. Eric Thomas discusses Here for It and shares 5 books to read next TODAY with Hoda & Jenna, 8/28/20

Double feature! Jenna Bush Hager shares two book club picks for August Today.com, 8/3/20

Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books podcast with Zibby Owens, 4/29/20

How to Cope with the Future… by Laughing – Katie Couric’s Wake-Up Call, 2/25/20

R. Eric Thomas talks Internet fame, comments sections and his fear of suburbia by Rachel Rosenblit – Washington Post, 2/24/20

Eric from the Internet by Janelle Erlichman Diamond – Baltimore Magazine, February 2020

R. Eric Thomas is Ducking Corners in Heaven by Royal Young – Interview Magazine, 2/19/20

Interview with Sam Sanders on It’s Been a Minute, NPR – 2/18/20

R. Eric Thomas Wants to Save Your Capitalist Soul by Arriel Vinson – Electric Lit, 2/18/20

Writer R. Eric Thomas Discusses Vivid New Memoir ‘Here For It’ – interview with Scott Simon, NPR Weekend Edition, 2/15/20

Famed commentator returns to Philly for book debut by Cameron Kelsall – Philly Gay News, 2/12/20

“Don’t Bleed All Over the Congregation” – interview with Maris Kreizman on The Maris Review podcast, 2/13/20

All These Ostriches: a conversation with R. Eric Thomas and Samantha Irby – The Rumpus, 2/12/20

If You Read One Book This Month, Make It Here for It by Isabel Jones – InStyle, 2/11/20

Interview with Jeffrey Masters on LGBTQ&A Podcast – 2/11/20

In his new Philly play, ‘Elle’ columnist R. Eric Thomas asks ‘Who really owns a story?’ by A.D. Amorosi – Billy Penn, 5/5/18

R. Eric Thomas talks Trump, his new play and Queen Maxine by David Fox – Time Out Philadelphia, 3/21/18

Exit interview: The creator of ‘Auntie Maxine’ meme says goodbye to Philly by Nick Vadala – Philadelphia Inquirer, 8/24/17

R. Eric Thomas, the man who gave us ‘Auntie Maxine,’ is the escape from politics that you need right now by Jonathan Capehart – The Washington Post, 8/1/7

Q&A: R. Eric Thomas by Lauren Bell – Baltimore Magazine, 5/1/17

R. Eric Thomas, the political columnist who loves Maxine Waters and Idris Elba equally by Helena Andrews-Dyer – The Washington Post, 4/19/17

8 Philly arts & culture leaders on what the city still needs to thrive by Brandon Baker – PhillyVoice, 2/4/16

Interview: R. Eric Thomas on his Gayborhood-inspired play by Bryan Buttler – G Philly, 12/2/15

LGBT Black History Month Spotlight: R. ERic Thomas by Josh Middleton – Philadelphia Magazine, 2/12/14

The Soundtrack Series Comes to Philly by Bryan Buttler – Philly Mag Ticket, 7/3/14

“15 Questions for Philly Comedic Storyteller R. Eric Thomas” by Josh Middleton – G Philly, 4/12/13

“Voices from the First Person Arts Festival”  by Molly Eichel – Philadelphia Daily News, 11/13/12

R. Eric Thomas Tells Us His Story” by Joshua Pelta-Heller – two.one.five magazine, 11/4/12

“Make it up, make it good” by John Timpane – Philadelphia Inquirer, 10/31/12

“R. Eric Thomas: Normal at Nite” by Natalie Hope McDonald – GPhilly, 5/25/12

“Coffee with Oddfellow R. Eric Thomas” by Darnell Radford – “Inside the Writer’s Mind” podcast, 3/27/12

“Tales from the ‘Ex Files'” by Tiffany Kang – Metro, 2/12/12

“Are These Actors Overexposed?” by Natalie Hope McDonald – GPhilly, 2/1/12

“Finding a New Attitude” by Natalie Hope McDonald – GPhilly, 1/4/12

“Update Profile” by Patrick Rapa – Philadelphia City Paper, 11/10/11

“A Decade of Firsts” by Larry Nichols – Philadelphia Gay News, 11/10/11

“An Interview with R. Eric Thomas” by Alejandro Morales – PhillyGayCalendar.com, 11/8/11

“Get to know R. Eric Thomas… a little bit more” by Laura Reeve – FirstPersonArts.org, 11/7/11

“On the Gaydar” by Brian Goldthorpe – Philadelphia Weekly, 11/2/11

“Queer Acts at the First Person Festival” by Natalie Hope McDonald – GPhilly 11/1/11

“Queer Bait” by Josh Middleton – Philadelphia City Paper, 10/6/11

“Get to Know Storyteller R. Eric Thomas” – by Laura Reeve – FirstPersonArts.org, 9/14/11

“Review: First Person Arts’ Summer Grand Slam and Block Party” – Julia Askenase, 7/26/10

“In First Person Arts Story Slams, adults tattle on themselves” – by Aubrey Whelan – Philadelphia Inquirer, 6/29/10

“Handing Down the Verdict” – by Waris Banks – Baltimore City Paper, 5/19/04