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FriendsLikeUs


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

Jan 20, 2021

Tara Setmayer focuses her "tell it like it is" commentary and analysis on political issues that impact America's future. Tara Olivia Setmayer is currently a CNN Political Commentator, Contributor to ABC News and former GOP Communications Director on Capitol Hill. She has appeared on ABC’s The View, ABC’s Good Morning America, and on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher. In addition to her work with The Lincoln Project, Setmayer is also the host of the podcast, Honestly Speaking w/Tara.

Jon Laster is a veteran New York City based comedian originally from Denver, Colorado. He graduated with a BA from Colorado State University. Shortly after, Jon moved to New York City to realize his dream of being a comedian. Jon quickly moved up the comedy hierarchy and established himself as one of the funniest comedians and most sought after host. After just six years, Jon has taped three season's of BET's "Comic View," hosted the first and second Underground Comedy Festival held in New York City, completed a one year tour with the NACA showcase, and appeared on Comedy Central's "Premium Blend." He is a regular at clubs throughout New York City. 

Joanna Briley. Brooklyn born, Connecticut raised. Hilarity ensued. Joanna’s work for the MTA made her one of the friendliest Token Booth Clerks! Her love of stand up and job allowed her to write and produce “Swipe This: My Life in Transit!”   In 2014, Joanna held a residency at Inkwell Jazz and Comedy Cafe in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn where she produces and books the monthly unlimited “Laff Tracks Comedy Showcase”. Joanna is the proud creator of Black Women in Comedy Festival NYC 2019 and will have her second festival this June 16th-June 20th 2021!

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