Photo of comedian and actor Jimmy O. Yang at KCRW by Amy Ta.
HBO's Jimmy O. Yang on making immigrants sexy and funny
From this Episode:
More than 1000 migrants trek from Central American to U.S.
President Trump tweeted today, “Mexico has the absolute power stop these Caravans.” He went on to blame Congress and Democrats for scuttling a deal on DACA, and other things.
8 min, 15 sec
Remembering 2 of California's great legal minds
Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals died last week. Known as the court’s “liberal lion,” he had opinions overturned by the more conservative U.S....
7 min, 52 sec
Cancer warnings on coffee and Prop 65
A California judge recent ruled that coffee sold in the state must have a label saying it may cause cancer. Is that warning too extreme? We talk about the origins of Prop...
7 min, 23 sec
Jimmy O. Yang on 'Big Pimpin' as the American dream, and importance of immigrant characters
Jimmy O. Yang says his character Jian Yang on HBO’s “Silicon Valley” is just a younger version of himself. At age 13, he immigrated to Los Angeles from Hong Kong. He learned...
19 min, 6 sec