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Friends Like Us

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

Dec 12, 2018

Gina Yashere is stand-up comedian from London. She has appeared on Live At the Apollo, Last Comic Standing (where she made the final ten!), The Tonight Show, and HBO's Crashing. Gina is the British correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and has voiced numerous characters such as Keisha from Bromwell High and Gravelle in Early Man. She has three stand-up specials out including Skinny B*tch on Showtime and most recently was in The Standups on Netflix and She has even been in a West-End production of The Vagina Monologues. CBS has committed to shooting a pilot for a new comedy, written by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, Al Higgins, and Gina!

Charla Lauriston is a Los Angeles based stand-up comedian and television writer. Hailing from New York by way of Boston by way of Haiti, Charla has written for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Comedy Central’s Why? W/ Hannibal Buress, TBS’ People of Earth, and FOX’s Ghosted. She's appeared on The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail and was listed as one of 8 Black Women Ready for SNL by Essence Magazine. Charla will be working on her hour at Little Fields in Brooklyn, Saturday, Dec 15th. 

Melissa Diaz is featured regularly at Caroline’s on Broadway, has placed in Devil Cup and Laugh Your Asheville Off competitions, appeared in the New York Comedy Festival and has been named one of NYC’s comics to watch. 

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