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.
the latest: i work for "astman standing" and im learning lots. i'm trying to live my best well-hydrated water drinking life while wearing rompers as much as i can this summer and that is a struggle i must confront. we started production so we got a gift of a soft-serve ice cream truck from one of the actors Christophe who plays Kyle. im living the dream truly but i'm still learning all the crew names sorry green shirt gentleman in this shot and i still have chronic hives for the first time in my life so there's that. but i'm thankful for @wgawest healthcare. the angel brilliant actor @kristamarieyu aka the reason i got hired basically took this photo and i love it. #lmsjenny
they call me Pelvis Pressley
this isn't #soulofanation but go to The Broad. it's open til sept 1. Black Power. Black History. Black Art.
#fridayfeeling: baby jenny in a creek in taiwan holding a rock wearing a shirt that says curaçao