"There's 17 million Asian Americans in this country, and
there's 17 million Italian Americans," Yang said while accepting the Emmy for
comedy writing. “They have The Godfather,’ Goodfellas, Rocky, The Sopranos. We got Long Duk Dong, so we’ve got a long way to go. But I know we can get
there. . . . Asian parents out there, if you could just do me a favor, if just
a couple of you get your kids cameras instead of violins, we’ll be all good."