In this episode of Mississippi Stories, Mississippi Today Editor-at-Large Marshall Ramsey visits with the talented Merc B. Williams. Merc is a comedian, host, writer and speaker who appeared on Comedy Central’s “Hart of The City” Season 2, created by comedian Kevin Hart, and produced by Joey Wells, and Leland “Pookey” Wiggington. Merc represented Jackson, Mississippi in the newest installment of the series.
Merc created Laugh Your Way To Work, a web series that showcases his comedic talents to followers on an array of everyday topics during their morning commute. Williams also is a regular writer/contributor to So FN Dope Magazine, based in Sacramento, California, and hosts Late Night Jxn; a variety show centered around all things Mississippi: News, television, movies, comedy, and the arts.
He’s also 1/3 of the “Hilarious Homies” along with fellow comedian Nardo Blackmon and comedienne Rita Brent and co-creator of the “Funny For The Free” comedy show; a show held bimonthly showcasing comedians from in and around the Jackson, MS area. He’s also one half of the “Vibe Controllers” podcast along side his identical twin brother and fellow artist Cocky McFly. To hear “Vibe Controllers”, click here.