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Friends Like Us

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

Mar 14, 2018

Calise Hawkins, Jenny Saldana and Sydnee Washington stop by Friends Like Us, and discuss Friends Like Us moving, Political Humor, Mason Pryor bombs on the Apollo, Lack of Diversity in media, and more with your regular host Marina Franklin.

Calise Hawkins She has appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Gotham Live, Stand Up in Stilettos, Nickmom Nite Out, among others. She has written for MTV series Totally Clueless and Girl Code, Comedy Central’s @midnight, Charlemagne’s Uncommon Sense, and Hood Adjacent with James Davis, and cast member on Oxygen’s Funny Girls.

Jenny Saldana She wrote, produced and starred in Happy Cancer Chick, a web series inspired by her own battle with breast cancer. She’s penned four plays, and had a principal role in The Dictator. Her video series, The Little Brown Girl Show can be found on Youtube and Facebook Live.

Sydnee Washington hosts of monthly comedy show The Warm Up at the Karma Lounge. She appeared in VH1’s All Jokes Aside, a documentary about black women in comedy, and on an episode of MTV’s Vidiots. Check out her one woman show, Death of a Bottle Girl, will be put up at the Duplex on March 18th.

Always hosted by Marina Franklin- Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, and HBO's Crashing.