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FriendsLikeUs


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

Sep 2, 2020

Kim Coles - As a beloved multifaceted actress, comedian, author and speaker, Kim Coles has delighted audiences all over the world for over 32 years including ground-breaking shows like In Living Color and Living Single. A sought after online academy teacher and intuitive strategic coach, Kim also guides women on the incredible healing journey Broadcasting their Brilliance by telling and leveraging their own authentic stories to inspire others to learn, laugh and leave their own powerful legacy. Her 3rd book “Open Your G.I.F.T.S” is an Amazon Bestseller. Website: www.kimcoles.tv

Sam Jay - Originally from Boston, stand-up comic Sam Jay is an Emmy Nominated Writer for “Saturday Night Live” and frequently appears in sketches.  In 2018 she made her Netflix debut  on “The Comedy Lineup” and released her Debut Album “Donna’s Daughter.”  She wrote for the “2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards” and has a recurring role on TV Land’s “Nobodies”.  In 2017, Sam was a standout of the “Just For Laughs: New Faces.”   She was the host of “Ricking Morty”, the Rick and Morty post-show on Adult Swim and  she was a cast member of MTV’s “SafeWord.”  Sam made her late night television debut on ABC’s Late Night with Jimmy Kimmel and her half-hour stand-up special premiered on Comedy Central.  She was named to the Comedy Central “Comics To Watch List” in 2015, and has since performed at the Vodafone Dublin Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot Festival, 208 Comedy Festival, New York Comedy Festival, Portland’s Bridgetown Festival, The Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival, Boston’s Women In Comedy Festival, and the list goes on.

Her credits also include a part in the award-winning film “Pinsky”, Starz’ “Take My Wife”, Comedy Central’s “White Flight”, “The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail”,  as well as Viceland’s “Party Legends” & “Flophouse.” Her hour-long stand-up special “3 in the Morning” is now available on Netflix.

Kyle Grooms has his own half-hour special on Comedy Central. He’s made multiple appearances on VH1, NBC, BET, CBS HBO, the famed “Chappelle’s Show.” and the film, “I Feel Pretty” with Amy Schumer.  In 2019, Kyle suffered a seizure, which led to emergency brain surgery. However he did not let that detour him, He released a standup special 2020 documenting his ordeal. “Kyle Grooms: Brain Humor” is receiving stellar reviews Amazon Prime.  His first album, “The Legend of the Jersey Devil,” was named one of iTunes “Top 100 Comedy albums of 2009”. He was also voted “Best Comedian of 2018” by Miami News Times. Kyle delivers an honest and intelligent view of the world, while giving an intimate look into his own life experiences growing up in the American melting pot.  With his many accomplishments as Comedian, Actor and writer, he continues to perform at some of the top comedy clubs in the world including, Gotham, The Comedy Cellar, the Comic strip, and Caroline’s in New York. Laugh Factory, Improv, Comedy Store, Los Angeles. Borgata Casino, Atlantic City. The Stand, Scotland. Kung Fu Komedy, China. Comedy Masala, Singapore and Pakistan.

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