Jenny Yang is a Los Angeles-based writer and stand up comedian who produces the first-ever (mostly) female, Asian American standup comedy tour, Dis/orient/ed Comedy and has been a writer and performer on the viral Buzzfeed videos “If Asians Said the Stuff White People Say” (over 8 million views), “What if Adults had Tantrums Like Toddlers?” and the “Ask An Asian” video series. Jenny was dubbed one of Los Angeles’ “most fascinating people” of 2015 in LA Weekly’s annual “People” issue. She was also a featured standup comic on Joan Rivers’ 2013 Showtime documentary Why We Laugh: Funny Women.
She is the regular co-host of AngryAsianMan.com Phil Yu’s “Angry Asian America” talk show on ISAtv. ISAtv is a new media platform created by Far East Movement, and Wong Fu Productions.
The SAP crew dishes on their celebrity crushes today versus 20 years ago (Indiana Jones and Punky Brewster are name-checked). Later on, Jenny Yang talks about her career progression from working on behalf of the labor movement to doing stand up comedy.…Listen