Lenny Letter No. 111

Writing My Way Out of My Hometown
I'm sick of working from my mother's dark-brown couch — I'm dreaming of Los Angeles.

In this week's issue of Lenny: Gretchen Carlson on her effort to pass bipartisan anti-harassment legislation; Lenny readers share their most questionable new-mom moments; Leann Jacobson tells us why she's running against Iowa Republican representative Steve King; Saba Imtiaz profiles Indian stand-up comic Aditi Mittal; and Keah Brown writes about starting her writing career outside of Los Angeles and New York.

Culture
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Indian Comic Aditi Mittal Says Anything She Wants
The Indian comic on her first stand-up special, Things They Wouldn't Let Me Say, and more.
Life
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Sexual Assault Is Not a Partisan Issue
We will need to hold hands across the aisle to get anti-harassment legislation passed.
Life
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The Most Questionable Thing I Did As a Young Mom
Lenny readers share their stories of navigating life with a tiny human.
Politics
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Running Against an Anti-Immigrant Congressman
My mother, Leann Jacobsen, is challenging Iowa representative Steve King.
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