SELLING THE UNATTAINABLE LIFE:
AN INSTAGRAM GIRL COMES CLEAN

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AN INSTA-SHAM CELEB CHANGES THE GAME.

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PSYCH YOURSELF UP WITH SERENA WILLIAMS’ AFFIRMATION HACK

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AFFIRMATIONS ALL DAY, EVERY DAY

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PREACH: PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA EDITION #MICDROP

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PREACH!

Sometimes, it’s the president’s job to remind people what’s up. And because he knows what time it is out here on the streets, President Barack Obama is here to remind people what it means to play like a girl. Playing like a girl doesn’t mean you suck or you’re weak. It means everybody else better watch […]

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ALEXA CHUNG IS YOUR FASHION CAREER GUIDANCE COUNSELOR

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AREN’T SURE WHICH FASHION JOB IS BEST FOR YOU? ALEXA CHUNG HAS GOT YOU COVERED.

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STROKE OF GENIUS: EBERHARD FABER BLACKWING 602 PENCILS

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WE’RE SPRUNG ON THIS THROWBACK SCHOOL & WORK SUPPLY USED BY JOHN STEINBECK AND TRUMAN CAPOTE

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Elizabeth Olsen Gives Us Advice Like We’re Her Kid Sister …
(And We Love It)

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JACKPOT! THE I SAW THE LIGHT ACTOR GIVES US LIVE ADVICE.

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Watch The Sex Ed Lesson
You Won’t Get In School

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WHY YOUR NEXT SEX ED LESSON SHOULD COME FROM A NEWS SHOW, NOT SCHOOL

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PSTOL LOVES: DUDES WHO PUT THE ‘MEN’ IN FEMINIST

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STOKED ON

“You’re a feminist if you go to a Jay Z and Beyoncé concert, and you’re not like, hmm, I feel like Beyoncé should get 23% less money than Jay Z.”

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SHE SLAYS: EMILY MAYA MILLS ON HOW TO BREAK INTO COMEDY

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The nuts and bolts of getting into comedy as a real-deal, paying-the-bills profession is a mysterious thing; It’s not like you can major in standup in college or look for gigs on LinkedIn after graduation. From the outside looking in, it may seem like the qualifications are: (1) be hilarious and (2) do it in front of other people, but as any comic will tell you, there’s a lot of work that goes into putting a set together, landing a gig on Saturday Night Live, doing sketch bits on Funny or Die and ultimately, making a living. So how does one become a comedian, exactly? Does being voted class clown count?

Lucky for us, comedy powerhouse Emily Maya Mills is letting us in on what it takes to be successful in the biz. The multi-talented multi-hyphenate just recorded her debut album of standup comedy, stars in sketch videos on Funny or Die, acts in shows like Orange is the New Black, Key and Peele and Parks and Recreation, performs improv and of course, writes. Here, she talks to PSTOL about how to get started in standup and sketch (even if you don’t live in Los Angeles or New York City), use social media as a workshop for material and which qualities every girl needs to be a sidesplitting success in the comedy game (hint: it has nothing to do with your looks).

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Michelle Phan + Desi Perkins On Turning Insecurity Into An Asset

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HOW BOLD MOVES HELPED THESE YOUTUBERS GET OVER THEIR PHYSICAL FLAWS

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