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Advice

  1. advice
    A Pep Talk for the Hopeless Aspiring Comedy Writer“There are no prizes for carving out the quickest path to acting or writing.”
  2. guides
    How to Leave the Boring Job You Don’t Like and Break Into ComedyWant to get into comedy but have no idea how? Here’s a handy guide.
  3. casting call
    You’re Not Seeing Double, Natalie Portman to Play Feuding Twin Advice ColumnistsDear Abby versus Ann Landers.
  4. advice
    How Do I Amicably Break Up With My Writing Partner?Breakups can be rough — even professional ones.
  5. advice
    How Do I Deal With Harassment at My New TV Writing Job?“These bullies are very much a type in Hollywood that I’ve seen many times over.”
  6. 30 Comedians Give Advice to Their Younger SelvesColin Jost, Michael Che, Julie Klausner, Pete Holmes, Chris Gethard, and more.
  7. How Do I Get My Web Series Noticed by the Right People?It’s so discouraging to feel like you keep sending your work out into a void, isn’t it?
  8. How I Bought a House at 25 by Saving Up and Also Being the Daughter of the […] As a millennial, I’m so frustrated when I see my peers complaining about their circumstances. The idea that my generation is entirely helpless […]
  9. advice
    What Whoopi Goldberg Told Tiffany Haddish Before Her SNL Episode“I Googled and saw that Whoopi Goldberg had been on SNL, so I reached out to her.”
  10. The Business of Being a Young Woman in the BusinessIs it possible to be successful and maintain morals in this industry when you feel like “the bad guys” are winning?
  11. get out
    Is Get Out Scary? Not Too Much for Wimps Like MeIt’s not gory, and there are only a few jump scares.
  12. Ali Wong Is Writing a Book of Advice to Her One-Year-Old DaughterStandup Ali Wong is writing her first book. Entertainment Weekly reports that Wong, whose Netflix standup special Baby Cobra debuted last year, […]
  13. ‘Don’t Leave the House When You’re Drunk’ and Other Important Life Advice […]During last night’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, comedy legend Lily Tomlin used most of her time on the stage accepting a Lifetime Achievement […]
  14. The Road Less Traveled: the Upside of DIY Touring for Unsigned Comedians There is no more divisive place in comedy than the road. However alluring or disheartening the stories you’ve heard, the truth is that the […]
  15. letters of note
    Read Frank Sinatra’s Open Letter to George Michael From 1990“Come on, George. Loosen up. Swing, man.”
  16. Read Dan Harmon’s Excellent Advice for Overcoming Writer’s BlockDan Harmon fielded questions from fans in a Reddit AMA yesterday, and when one fan asked how to overcome writer’s block, Harmon responded with […]
  17. Will Forte Published a Book of Cartoons Called ‘101 Things to Definitely […]One of Will Forte’s finest pre-SNL creations is now available in book form. Titled 101 Things to Definitely Not Do if You Want to Get a Chick, […]
  18. Ben Schwartz to Co-Write a Dating Advice Book Called ‘Things You Should […]Ben Schwartz and writer Laura Moses are teaming up to give millennials dating advice. According to Entertainment Weekly, the two are writing an […]
  19. How Does an Aspiring TV Writer Get Discovered by an Agent?So you want to be a TV writer but you’ve written pilot scripts that haven’t really gone anywhere. Here’s how to get an agent’s attention.
  20. teen girl squad
    Mindy Kaling on Contemporary Teenagehood“When I was 15 I used to cry myself to sleep with how much I was in love with Dana Carvey.”
  21. Read Advice Louis C.K. Gave to an 18-Year-Old Standup in 2005C.J. Toledano, a standup and former writer for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and The Onion News Network, wrote a piece for the Chicago comedy […]
  22. in treatment
    Vulture Therapy: A Relationship Expert Advises Taylor SwiftLet’s learn from the pain.
  23. The Chase Is the Thing and the Thing Is the Chase: Learning to Love FailureThe following was posted to the Chris Gethard Show Tumblr as a response to an anonymously asked question, which follows. It’s reprinted here […]
  24. advice
    Facebook Breakup Tips, Courtesy of Lena Dunham“All the BEST!”
  25. advice
    What You Should (and Shouldn’t) Include in an Awards-Show SpeechWe encourage you to drop an accidental expletive, but leave God out of it.
  26. advice
    Steve Martin Has Some Oscar-Hosting Wisdom for Eddie Murphy“Start slimming down now. You looked kinda paunchy in NORBIT.”
  27. advice
    Vulture’s Career Advice for Cheryl ColeWe plot Cheryl’s post–’X Factor’ comeback.
  28. advice
    Five Rappers Less Offensive Than Common, and How Fox News Could Vilify ThemDrake? B.o.B.? MC Skat Cat?
  29. advice
    Beef Squashing, Optimism, and Getting Lindsay Lohan’s Phone Number: Life Lessons From Mobb Deep’s Prodigy“‘Lindsay who?’ I asked. ‘She’s an actress, nigga,’ he said, laughing.”
  30. advice
    Alec Baldwin to Charlie Sheen: ‘Beg for Your Job Back’“You can’t win.”
  31. clickables
    Watch Sassy Gay Friend Get Real With Nina From Black Swan“Buy some nail clippers.”
  32. clickables
    See Judd Apatow Give James Franco Some Oscar Advice Over Skype“I’m at Yale right now, so, is there a class I could take?”
  33. clickables
    Take Some Life Advice From Your Favorite Movie CharactersYoda is your favorite movie character, right?
  34. minority support
    The Advice Steven Spielberg Probably Gave Nancy PelosiMore federal funding for dinosaur-resurrecting!
  35. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Robert Downey Jr.’s Advice for Charlie SheenPlus, Will Ferrell complains to Jimmy Kimmel about Justin Bieber’s ability to steal the spotlight from him at his own movie premiere, on our regular late-night roundup.
  36. Danny McBride Gives Sex and Dating AdviceNerve asked Danny McBride some dating and sex advice questions, and his answers are pretty priceless. Here he is on what to do if you slept […]
  37. advice
    Vulture’s Career Advice for M.I.A.2. Point people to the good songs on your album.
  38. advice
    Gervais Seconds Carell’s Choice to Leave Office“He should move on.”
  39. advice
    Advice on Courtship and Relationships Culled From The-Dream’s Love KingWhose lyrics are better qualified for Vulture to infer how to talk to girls from?
  40. advice
    Saltz: Advice for the New MuseumAlso: an answer to Richard Flood’s broadside against the Internet and Jerry Saltz’s Facebook page.
  41. advice
    Helpful Career Advice for Jesse JamesMaybe there’s a way out of this?
  42. advice
    Vulture’s Post-Oscar Career PlannerWhat wisdom do we hope this year’s nominees, snubbed hopefuls, and breakout stars take away from one of the most exciting awards races in recent memory?
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