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.

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.
Sexual Assault Is Not a Partisan Issue
We will need to hold hands across the aisle to get anti-harassment legislation passed.
The Most Questionable Thing I Did As a Young Mom
Lenny readers share their stories of navigating life with a tiny human.
Running Against an Anti-Immigrant Congressman
My mother, Leann Jacobsen, is challenging Iowa representative Steve King.
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