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Friends Like Us

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

Mar 23, 2022

Chewy Mai, Brittany Carney, and Mia Jackson visit Friends and talk about blaccents,  Asian Hate, having fun with microaggressions and more with host Marina Franklin.

Chewy is a comic born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She has over 20 years of social awkwardness under her belt, which fuels her comedy mind and her perspective on life. Has been featured on Brooklyn Pride Comedy Show, Women in Comedy Festival, Stand Up NY Comedy Festival, Hell Yes Fest, and many more.  

Brittany Carney  began her standup comedy in Washington, DC, and now lives in New York City! She has appeared at  the Black Women in Comedy Laff Fest, Flyover Comedy Festival, All Jane Comedy Festival, Kennedy Center REACH Opening Festival, New York Comedy Festival, and many more. You can see her on Season 7 of Comedy Central Featuring. She was a staff writer for Season 2 of That Damn Michael Che on HBO Max. Her Comedy Central 

Mia Jackson is a New York based comedian originally from Georgia. In 2017, Jackson was selected as a New Face by the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival and Atlanta's Creative Loafing named her the Critic's Choice Best Stand-Up in the city. She has toured nationally with Amy Schumer and is a featured comic at festivals and clubs across the country. Her first stand up special aired in October 2018 as part of Unprotected Sets on EPIX. Jackson has appeared on NickMom's Night Out, Viceland, Comedy Central's This Week at the Comedy Cellar and was a semi-finalist on Season 9 of NBC's Last Comic Standing. Her Comedy Central half-hour special debuted in November 2019.

Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female ( Amazon Prime, CW Network), TBS's The Last O.G, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Hysterical on FX, The Movie Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf