Comedian Jenny Yang on Hollywood’s Abuse and Lack of Diversity: ‘The Current Power Structure Doesn’t Work For Us Anymore’
By Danielle Turchiano
In all of the recent news stories about men in Hollywood abusing their power — from Harvey Weinstein to Kevin Spacey to Brett Ratner to Michael Oreskes — one line in particular stood out to comedian Jenny Yang. It was: “That experience caused her to lower her aspirations.” It was about the then-young women in journalism affected by NPR news editor Oreskes’ inappropriate behavior, but it could have been about anyone. (read full article on Variety.com)
As you know, October 24 is National Take Your Ethnic Food To Work Day! (Actually, Phil Yu and I decided to just declare it. Now, it's a thing!) This is your annual opportunity bring your stankiest ethnic food to the workplace. No judgement! Organize a lunchtime potluck for your office and share photos of you, your coworkers, and funkiest food using the hashtag #foodtowork.
still thinking abt how i got suckered into doing the local #ashland "TRADITION" of drinking the #lithia spring water. a BIG SIGN COME TASTE HISTORY it said. LOOK AT US BEING HISTORICAL it claimed. HEY U IN THE SUMMER CAMP TIEDYE U LOOK LIKE A CHUMP it hollered. the fountain called to me. how do you think it tasted? i had no idea. but i even went back for seconds just to verify this monstrosity. WHY WOULD ANY CITY DO THAT TO ITS VISITORS? #oregon #ashlandoregon #lithiawater
it is v rare that i meet someone who's spirit and energy feels like it truly meets mine. @jezzbereal will dance at the drop of a hat. consumes every moment of life. contemplates deeply. works passionately. this is us at an @adcolor asian american event she led. she's helping to support POC voices in a painfully white advertising industry. follow her for uplifting quotes and dope thrifting and makeup. also i just like how these photos captured our vibes 😆😆😆 keep shining jezz!!! #takeastand #adcolor2019 #adcolorfutures
this art experiment that classifies our photos based off machine learning and AI is scary because the reality and the internet it is built from is scary and weird and racist. thanks @ifynwadiwe for the link. go see his twitter to see the result he got. it's...HIGHLY inaccurate and weird.