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.
#fridayfeeling: baby jenny in a creek in taiwan holding a rock wearing a shirt that says curaçao
call up oprah i'm giving u a full 🔵 moment babeeee: 7 years ago my first hollywood job was assistant on a live audience sitcom in the stage right next to Last Man Standing. as assistant to the producer i got to hand the check to Alan the warm up audience comedian. fast forward to this week. during our first live taping of the season i heard a familiar voice on the mic. it was Alan! he is the warmup for us! this time i said hi to him as a writer. he remembered me and congratulated me. that was pretty cool. #LMSjenny this picture shows my round ass face in nice lighting i get in my office. feeling floaty and moisturized today. hope u find your inner best moisturized self today 🙏🏽
got our first show...goin up on a tuesday...got your girl in the cut and she a newbie. we taping first Last Man Standing season 8 episode tonight yeaaahhhhhh i wore a blazer for this shit. this first episode i barely limped in learning how to pitch jokes in this writers room but this bitch is learning lessons. happy tuesday!