Tanner Colby is the author of Some of My Best Friends Are Black: The Strange Story of Integration in America, a narrative history of modern race-relations in the United States, which was nominated for the American Library Association's 2013 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Non-fiction. He is also is the coauthor of Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final DaysBelushi: A Biography and the New York Times bestseller, The Chris Farley Show: A Biography in Three Acts. In 2015, he co-founded and co-hosted the popular if short-lived podcast Our National Conversation About Conversations About Race, and, most recently, worked as a segment producer at The Daily Show With Trevor Noah. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and sons.