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.
Taking an online break. See y’all in July! I may or may not be back with a tattoo of this over my areola. Don’t have too much fun without me. Feel free to comment below throughout June to update me and what I missed. I’ll get a kick reading your weird ass updates about the news and your lives. 😂 Don’t be weird if I log in to tell you about a couple of shows coming up in July. Okay byeeeeeeeeeeee
TONIGHT/SUNDAY 6PM PT/9PM ET Ima hit PLAY on #AlwaysBeMyMaybe on @netflix and a bunch of us are gonna live tweet that shit like we are all in the same movie theater! Hit play at 6pm PST with us and tweet w us using hashtags #HelloPeril and #AlwaysBeMyMaybe on Twitter I’m @jennyyangtv. Also follow @filmfatale_nyc @nancywyuen @lsirik @jesvu
Workout 4 #kickboxing! I’m learning so much AND THIS IS SO FUNNNN. Notes to myself: Learning to keep my hands up during combos. Learned a weave to a kick and a backhand, and keep and eye on her while I weave. I want to connect more on my body shots. My cardio is still shit. Whenever I post these videos it’s the end of the hour workout and everything is BURNING. 😂😂😂😂😂 This time Kendra started me off w what they called FRAN in CrossFit. Y’all. MORE ASSISTED PULL-UPS THAN IVE EVER DONE BEFORE IM STILL SORE GOOD BABY JESUS. won’t be seeing Kendra til late June again so my goal is to up my cardio and flexibility and strength training on my own. #SwoleJenny #JennyFuHustle #JenWick @forgestudiola