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.
i'm so over the news of this past week so here's a lowkey show night twizzle for your tuesday. i sorta have the best job ever and laugh my ass off all day learning from hardcore classic sitcom writers. getting a small joke or line in the script for me is a tiny victory. i usually have to dance about it. also i've started watching the new season of terrace house tokyo and it still hooks me in EVERY DAMN TIME. i love the panel and the comedian guys especially. 😭😭😭 kaori is my fave. okay. oh. and i started running again. now i'm gonna try to make myself do my evening run please someone get my ass going. good night! 🙇🏻♀️ oyasumi!
this just in: they fired him. #snl
cosplayed as an #ashland #oregon local this weekend. watched my friends set the stage ABLAZE in @cambodianrockband @osfashland. what pairs better than the dark and heavy recent history of war and genocide? HUMOR AND ROCK N ROLL BABEEEEEE. so much respect for the CRB crew and @priskamusik @0abrahamkim0 @surrija for giving me an excuse to visit and appreciate your artistry and gorgeous work in telling this story. oh. and i ate some bomb food too. also shout out to @mslaurenyee for writing this beautiful play. #ashlandJenny