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.
Timehop reminded me that 3 years ago @margaret_cho taught me how to be a thirst trap as a music video vixen surrounded by poodles. Fast forward to THE MASKED SINGER and she masqueraded as THE POODLE. I think this is what they call being in alignment with the universe.
Tomorrow night!!!! Tuesday #Silverlake #Zebulon I’m hosting comedy and music we fundraising BECAUSE THE PATRIARCHY STILL SUCKS ASSKNUCKLES tickets in my IG bio!