Society & Culture

What Happened To No Child Left Behind?

podcast March 15, 2023

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Meme Simpson and Brittany Carney visit friends and talk about ageist comedy reviews, the defunding of education and more with host Marina Franklin.

Brittany Carney began standup comedy in Washington, DC. She now lives in New York, where she regularly performs at the Comedy Cellar, Union Hall, and other clubs/alternative venues around the city. Brittany’s staff writing experience includes Season 2 of That Damn Michael Che on HBO Max and Season 2 of Teenage Euthanasia on Adult Swim. Her Comedy Central: Featuring set aired in February, 2021 and is available here. Brittany has opened for headliners including Gary Gulman, Colin Quinn, Moshe Kasher, Chris Gethard, and Jessica Kirson.

MeMe Simpson is a writer, comedian, and producer who has performed at The Laugh Factory, The Comedy Store, The Comic Strip, and the Apollo Theater. She currently hosts Laugh Gas, a virtual comedy showcase. This June, she is headlining the Black Women In Comedy Laff Fest. 

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.



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