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Friends Like Us

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

Mar 31, 2021

Jammie Patton is a storyteller and currently lives in Brooklyn, NY where she enjoys working both in front of and behind the scenes. Some notable, theater credits include FLYNT (Shadowland Stages), East Side Stories (Metropolitan Playhouse) The Call (Vermont Stage), A Midsummer Night's Dream, To Kill a Mockingbird (Northern Stage), The Blacks (Classical Theater of Harlem, *off Broadway at the Classic Staging Company), Freeda Peoples, Faith OnLine (Billie Holiday Theater) in which Patton played the title roles.   TV Credits include Dr. Death (NBC) Justified, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX), God Friended Me (ABC), Inventing Anna (Netflix) as well as many national commercials (AFLAC, Dunkin' Donuts, Nike, Walgreens...). Currently, Jammie stars as 'Keena' in the digital series Compersion. Season 2 of Compersion is now available on YouTube's Enchant TV.

Chewy May 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.

JEN KWOK is a Chinese-American writer/performer from Palmdale, CA who is currently based in NYC.  Armed with a velvety voice and razor-sharp wit, Jen combines music, comedy and improv to create a refreshing spin on daily life.  Jen’s work has been featured by The New York Times, PBS, ComedyCentral, BuzzFeed, and Rolling Stone Magazine.  Most recently, Jen can be seen on Netflix’s Friends From College.  Other film and television work include Band Leader/Keytarist of MTV's Middle of the Night Show, ABC's Quantico, HBO’s High Maintenance, Showtime’s Nurse Jackie, PBS’ Asian America, and the film Eat, Pray, Love. She has also appeared in several viral web videos  – including her own music video, “Date an Asian”, College Humor's “Zordon Is a Racist” and “Subway Panhandler”. A versatile live performer, Jen was a national finalist in NBC's Stand-Up for Diversity and has appeared at such venues as:  The Kennedy Center, Joe’s Pub, Caveat, WNYC’s Greene Space, Highline Ballroom, Le Poisson Rouge, Ars Nova, Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (UCBT), The People’s Improv Theatre (PIT), and more.  She has also performed and hosted events everywhere from colleges across the country (featured at NACA Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and South), to fundraising and corporate events for Asian-American Women’s Giving Circle, American Cancer Society, TimeWarner, and Ogilvy & Mather. An active member of the Asian-American performing community, Jen has hosted Kollaboration NY & DC, as well as curated and co-hosted the Asian-American Writer’s Workshop’s Mouth to Mouth series. Jen's most recent live music project, Songs for One, was a unique, intimate experience where she performed concerts for over 100 people, one single person at a time. The Songs for One EP is available on all streaming platforms, and features music videos made in collaboration with women animators.

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