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  1. my album is dropping
    City Girls Return with Long-Awaited Album City on LockAlong with a new single, “Jobs,” an anthem for workers everywhere.
  2. first person
    ‘We Can’t Hire You’Latino writer Alexis Pereira on the most discouraging TV job interview ever.
  3. the grind
    How It Feels to Get Fired From Your Comedy Dream JobTen former staffers from late-night shows, satirical websites, and online comedy outlets look back on the day they got the bad news.
  4. jobs
    Bill Maher Believes Roseanne Barr’s Hollywood Career Is Totally Over“She should enjoy her macadamia farm.”
  5. Letter of Recommendation, by Barbara Holm In my efforts to search for a new job, I’ve solicited a letter of recommendation from someone who knows me best. To Whom It May Concern, I […]
  6. What It’s Like to Get Hired as a Late Night TV WriterIf you’re reading this website, there’s a high likelihood that you think it’d be pretty tight to land a job as a writer on a late night talk […]
  7. Writing Branded Content Is a Great Comedy Job That Will Definitely Destroy […] I spent almost four years working as part of, and then as the head of, the branded content team at CollegeHumor. Working on branded content […]
  8. Being a Well-Rounded Person Is More Important to Working in Comedy Than […] As a former comedy agent at UTA and WME, Priyanka represented numerous big-name writers and performers before leaving to start a TV […]
  9. How Do You Network in the Comedy World? As a former comedy agent at UTA and WME, Priyanka represented numerous big-name writers and performers before leaving to start a TV […]
  10. pixely bits
    These Guys Blur Naked and Afraid’s Private Parts“You always have to keep a lookout because things will pop out.”
  11. How Does One Get a Job as a Writer’s Assistant? As a former comedy agent at UTA and WME, Priyanka represented numerous big-name writers and performers before leaving to start a TV […]
  12. You’ll Love This Home That I Definitely Haven’t Been Living In, by Henry […] So good to see you, Mr. and Mrs. Henderson! Don’t worry, you’re not late at all! I also just arrived. Yes, I haven’t been here long. I’m glad […]
  13. splitsider
    Saying WhenWhen is the right time to walk away from the comedy dream? We’ve all quit a dead end job at some point in our lives. We know how it feels to […]
  14. How to Network in the Comedy WorldAs a former comedy agent at UTA and WME, Priyanka represented numerous big-name writers and performers before leaving to start a TV production […]
  15. What Comedy PaysAfter my last column on getting a book optioned, it has become clear that many readers who want to go into comedy aren’t sure what it pays, […]
  16. Interview Tips Employers Don’t Want You to Know, by David Henne Congratulations! You snagged that important face-to-face interview. Now let’s upgrade your potential job offer into a sure thing. • Arrive […]
  17. Dream Jobs in the New Comedy BoomFor young, ambitious comedians in 2015, what is a comedy dream job? If we had asked this question 20 years ago, the answer probably would […]
  18. Jon Stewart Has Been Helping Veterans Get TV Jobs for the Last Three YearsJon Stewart might be nearing the end of his run as host of The Daily Show, but that’s not the only television legacy he’s created as a late […]
  19. To Whom It May Concern: The Contents of This Email Are Rather Concerning, […]To Whom It May Concern, I use that phrase it all of its reality. No seriously, what I am about to say is extremely concerning.  I didn’t just […]
  20. castings
    Katherine Waterston Takes a Lead Role in Universal’s Steve Jobs FilmShe’ll play Jobs’s first longtime girlfriend and partner, Chrisann Brennan.
  21. sony hack
    The Real Lesson of the Sony Hack: Good Movies Are Hard to Make!Any producer who can get films like No Country for Old Men or There Will Be Blood off the ground is entitled to a kind of artistic clemency.
  22. casting
    Jeff Daniels Might Rejoin Aaron Sorkin in That Steve Jobs BiopicHe would play former Apple CEO John Sculley.
  23. movies
    Even the Studio Has Dropped Out of Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs BiopicThis project just can’t seem to land a leading man, director, or studio.
  24. movies
    Michael Fassbender Might Play Steve Jobs NowThe actor is in talks to star in Danny Boyle’s Jobs.
  25. movies
    Christian Bale Won’t Play Steve Jobs After AllBale has dropped out of Danny Boyle’s Jobs.
  26. casting
    Seth Rogen Will Play Steve Wozniak in JobsHe’s following in the footsteps of Josh Gad.
  27. Five Years a Comedian’s Assistant: What It’s Like Working for the Most […]Hi, I’m Stephie, and I’m a recovering assistant-aholic. For the past five-plus years, I’ve had the incredible fortune of working for a whole […]
  28. Amy Poehler Wrote About Her First Job at an Ice Cream Parlor“But when I stood in the dining room and demanded attention I was reminded of things I already secretly knew about myself. I wasn’t shy, I […]
  29. weekend box office
    The Butler Sweeps the Weekend Box OfficeWith some help from Oprah.
  30. truth police
    Fact-Check: How Jobs Nails Its Subject’s Genius, But Not His CharismaKevin Roose explains how it gets the “Asshole” right, but not his mysterious X factor.
  31. movie review
    Movie Review: Jobs Is the Equivalent of a Feature-Length Slow ClapAshton Kutcher stars as Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
  32. encounter
    Steve Wozniak on Jobs and Meeting Kanye West“I’ve never heard his music, to tell you the truth. I don’t know if I like it or not.”
  33. party lines
    Ashton Kutcher Awaits an E-mail Reply From Woz“He reached out to me via e-mail, and I reached out to him … and I haven’t heard back from him.”
  34. party chat
    Josh Gad on Playing Steve WozniakPlus, how he secreted Woz’s meeting with North West.
  35. last night on late night
    Watch Jayma Mays Freak Out Ashton Kutcher“When she put the drops in my ear, it started to drown the insect that was living in there, so it climbed out of my ear…”
  36. trailer mix
    Jobs Instagram Trailer: Technologic The first-ever Instagram trailer.
  37. trailer mix
    Jobs Trailer: What If Steve Jobs Looked Like Ashton Kutcher?Now out August 16.
  38. jobs
    Sam Taylor-Johnson to Direct Fifty Shades of GreySorry, Gus Van Sant.
  39. delays
    jOBS Release Postponed IndefinitelyUpdate your iCals.
  40. jobs
    Michael Jackson’s Son Is Now a Reporter for Entertainment TonightPrince Michael Jackson started with a James Franco interview.
  41. sundance 2013
    jOBS Premieres at Sundance: Would It Please Steve Wozniak?He comes off looking great.
  42. jobs
    Ashton Kutcher’s jOBS Prep Landed Him in HospitalFruitarianism isn’t for everyone.
  43. authenticity
    Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak ‘Embarrassed’ by Kutcher’s jOBS“Our relationship was so different than what was portrayed.”
  44. release dates
    jOBS Gets a Release Date and a New ClipSee Ashton Kutcher in all his Steve Jobs–ian glory.
  45. release dates
    Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs Biopic Coming in AprilAfter debuting at Sundance.
  46. sundance
    Before Midnight Among Announced Sundance PremieresJoseph Gorden-Levitt’s directorial debut will do so, as well.
  47. jobs
    Matthew Vaughn Out of X-Men: First Class SequelBryan Singer is in the running to replace him.
  48. Roles Are Switching on ‘Up All Night’ We told you before that they were planning on pulling the focus away from The Ava Show. Well, this clip makes it clear that that meant […]
  49. Despite a ‘Tremendous’ Pay Cut for Jay Leno, 20+ ‘Tonight Show’ Employees […]Right when The Tonight Show’s opening theme kicked in Friday night, at 11:30pm, reports started coming out about firings. Somewhere around […]
  50. Seth Meyers Thoroughly Shoots Down Regis Replacement RumorsLast week, it was big news that Seth Meyers was the frontrunner to step in as the co-host of Live with Kelly. I guess no one told Seth. When […]
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