Actor Explores Culture, Identity Through Comedy

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Heard On The Morning Show
Jimmy O Yang Actor How To American
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A stand-up comedian is using his personal story to frame conversations about immigration and minority populations. Actor Jimmy Yang uses humor to describe his journey from Hong Kong to the United States, from finance to comedy, and from driving Uber to acting on the big screen. His new book is called How to American: An Immigrant’s Guide to Disappointing Your Parents.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Kealey Bultena Producer
  • Jimmy O. Yang Guest