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.
Tonight 7PM WE ARE PLOTTING THE TAKEOVER. So honored to be featured in this conversation series with the legendary director/editor/educator Walt Louie for @vcmediaorg MONDAY NIGHT VC series. Come through and hang to discuss comedy and everything. FREE! 341 FSN (341 E 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012) in #LittleTokyo. Capacity is limited. Informal seating is available on a first come, first served basis.
Tonight’s Look: Power Bitch. Too bad u can’t see my cleavage acne. Watch us cohost tonight @tessparas at the @vcmediaorg gala this is a jumpsuit I will not emit liquids until midnight. 💄: @mohawkmakeup
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