Jimmy O. Yang on 'Silicon Valley' and 'How To American' : It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders The comedian and actor talks to Sam about his immigrant experience and making it in Hollywood, which he writes about in a new book, "How To American: An Immigrant's Guide To Disappointing Your Parents." Jimmy stars as immigrant programmer Jìan-Yáng on the HBO comedy "Silicon Valley." Email the show at samsanders@npr.org and tweet @NPRItsBeenAMin with feels.
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Jimmy O. Yang on 'Silicon Valley' and 'How To American'

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Jimmy O. Yang on 'Silicon Valley' and 'How To American'

Jimmy O. Yang on 'Silicon Valley' and 'How To American'

Jimmy O. Yang on 'Silicon Valley' and 'How To American'

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The comedian and actor talks to Sam about his immigrant experience and making it in Hollywood, which he writes about in a new book, "How To American: An Immigrant's Guide To Disappointing Your Parents." Jimmy stars as immigrant programmer Jìan-Yáng on the HBO comedy "Silicon Valley." Email the show at samsanders@npr.org and tweet @NPRItsBeenAMin with feels.