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Variety: "Comedian Jenny Yang on Hollywood’s Abuse and Lack of Diversity: ‘The Current Power Structure Doesn’t Work For Us Anymore’"

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Variety: "Comedian Jenny Yang on Hollywood’s Abuse and Lack of Diversity: ‘The Current Power Structure Doesn’t Work For Us Anymore’"

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)

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VIDEO: Oct. 24 National "Take Your Ethnic #FoodToWork Day" [jennyyang.tv blog]

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VIDEO: Oct. 24 National "Take Your Ethnic #FoodToWork Day" [jennyyang.tv blog]

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.

Huge thanks to Angry Asian Man, Phil Yu, for being a co-conspirator on the genesis of this idea. Check out his excellent writeup here.

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