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FriendsLikeUs


A Podcast featuring women of color with different views on hot topics. 

Nov 27, 2019

Victor Varnado is a producer, filmmaker, comedian, writer, and cartoonist.

He recently finished a stint as a producer for a spinoff series in VH1’s wildly successful Love and Hip Hop franchise, Leave it to Stevie starring Stevie J. He has also held senior producing positions for shows on networks including TruTV, Comedy Central, and The History Channel. His work also extends to journalistic video and branded content with clients like Associated Press, Spectrum News, and Conde Nast.

JACKIE FABULOUS, is a gut-busting, writer, producer, speaker, and headlining comedian who uses comedy to simultaneously entertain, encourage and empower audiences. Having survived her fair share of loves, tragedies, lessons and embarrassing moments, Jackie channels all of that energy into hilarious sets and inspiring keynotes. More than just a funny lady, she is on a mission to inspire and empower women all over the world to Find The Funny In Their Flaws.

When Jackie is not on tour, you will find her giving amazing keynote speeches and breakout sessions at corporate events and conferences or as a contestant on season 14 of America’s Got Talent. A lawyer in her past life, she understands the plight of the working woman. Her signature talks and upcoming book within her hilarious “Find Your Fabulous” series will leave audiences feeling encouraged, uplifted, and inspired to conquer the ups and downs of life and work. Her diverse style of comedy has allowed her to work with comedy legends like Roseanne Barr and Wanda Sykes and on the OWN Network, NBC, CBS, and FOX to name a few. Be sure to watch her on America’s Got Talent!

Danielle Randle - Originally from Chicago and intern to Friends Like Us! 

Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female, Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf.