This week on Pop Culture Confidential comedian, actor and author Jimmy O. Yang. We know him from HBO’s Silicon Valley. He’s the author of the very funny and heartfelt memoir How To American: An Immigrants Guide to Disappointing Your Parents about his journey moving from Hong Kong the US at age 13 to television star. Now he’s starring in this summers biggest movies Crazy Rich Asians. The film, rom-com, is based on the international best seller by Kevin Kwan and starring Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh, Ken Jeong to name a few. Crazy Rich Asians is the first Hollywood, studio film in 25 years (since the Joy Luck Club) to star an all Asian cast
Join us for my conversation with Jimmy O.Yang about his immigrant experiences, disappointing your parents, the long road to a TV career, representation on film and TV and the importance and brilliance of Crazy Rich Asians.
This fall we are also thrilled to be joined by journalist Alicia Lutes (The Hollywood Reporter, The Nerdist, MTV) for a segment on the weeks top industry news, scandal and most talked about topics!