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A.C. Newman Turns The Tables On Sound Advice’s Janessa Slater

Janessa Slater is a media coach who bears an uncanny resemblance to SNL's Vanessa Bayer and has been dispensing so-called Sound Advice -- and many…
Stereogum | August 13, 2014 - 12:56 pm

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Watch Modest Mouse’s Isaac Brock Receive Terrible Advice From Vanessa Bayer

Vanessa Bayer's Sound Advice series centers around her incompetent and kind of pathetic media coach alter ago having awkward chats with and occasionally giving really…
Peter Helman | August 4, 2015 - 8:19 am

Watch Vanessa Bayer Interview Troop Beverly Hills’ Jenny Lewis

Vanessa Bayer's blundering media coach character Janessa Slater brought her Sound Advice to Jenny Lewis in the latest installment of the web series that has…
Chris DeVille | May 26, 2015 - 9:48 am

Watch Chromeo Get Professional Help On Vanessa Bayer’s Sound Advice

In recent weeks, SNL star Vanessa Bayer has used her terrible-PR-flak video series Sound Advice to do funny bits with people like "Weird Al" Yankovic
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2015 - 11:00 am

Watch Sleater-Kinney Get Bad Advice From Vanessa Bayer

Sound Advice, the web series where SNL star gives bands terrible advice in the guise of her Janessa Slater alter-ego, just started a whole new
Tom Breihan | March 10, 2015 - 10:50 am

Weird Al Gets Sound Advice; Episodes With Sleater-Kinney, Haim, Jenny Lewis Coming Soon

Above Average's popular web series Sound Advice with Vanessa Bayer is partnering with IFC's Comedy Crib for a whole new season. Bayer plays the hapless…
Caitlin White | February 24, 2015 - 3:28 pm

SNL’s Vanessa Bayer To St. Vincent: “Mostly You Live In Mars”

Thinking back on past episodes of Sound Advice, the online video series in which Saturday Night Live cast member Vanessa Bayer plays a media coach…
Tom Breihan | November 17, 2014 - 8:44 am

Watch Tegan And Sara Get Terrible Advice From Vanessa Bayer

SNL's Vanessa Bayer is hard at work this offseason, antagonizing musicians as a wholly useless PR consultant on her web series Sound Advice. Equal parts…
Sadaaf Mamoon | June 25, 2014 - 8:30 am

Watch Vanessa Bayer Insult Interpol, Tanlines, And Frank Turner At Governors Ball

Saturday Night Live cast member Vanessa Bayer has a fun sideline going with her Sound Advice video series, in which she plays a media coach…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2014 - 11:53 am

Watch TV On The Radio On Vanessa Bayer’s Sound Advice

During the offseason, SNL cast member Vanessa Bayer is getting busy with her Sound Advice video series, in which she plays a PR consultant who…
Tom Breihan | June 18, 2014 - 8:01 am

Watch Drake Get Terrible Advice From SNL’s Vanessa Bayer

In the Season 2 premiere of Above Average's weekly web series Sound Advice, Drake proves that not even the massively successful are immune to terrible…
Sadaaf Mamoon | June 11, 2014 - 8:16 am

Watch Media Coach Janessa Slater Interview Aimee Mann And Ted Leo

Saturday Night Live cast member Vanessa Bayer has a new video series called Sound Advice in which she plays Janessa Slater, a "media coach" for…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2013 - 9:33 am