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.
May 20, 2022
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Here is: Scam Goddess. In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we are featuring an episode of Scam Goddess featuring Actress, Writer, Comedian and Host Jenny Yang. Jenny joins the Scam Goddess herself, Laci Mosley, to discuss Action Park, a popular New Jersey based amusement/water park in the 80s that conducted money laundering schemes, shady money practices and scams. Check out Jenny Yang’s comedy at jennyyang.tv.
June 28, 2021
What’s Poppin’ con-gregation? This week, Jenny Yang joins us to discuss the story, Action Park, an amusement and water park that was extremely dangerous and the home to a series of money laundering schemes, shady money and scams. Plus, a man is accused of stealing expensive caviar meant for research for lunch among co-workers. Stay Schemin’!
May 10, 2021
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. She also shares the inspiration behind her unique show, “Comedy Crossing.”
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