As you venture out to the dark, enthralling city streets tonight, just try to relax, smile, and remember: don't talk about death. Here's Dave Chappelle—playing a cabbie in one of the best movies about NYC on New Year's Eve ever made, 200 Cigarettes—with some more sage advice...

Keep in mind that tonight is the night to say YES to your destiny (though other nights are also good nights to say yes to your destiny, so you can play hard to get with your destiny tonight if it doesn't feel right):

And while you're out there, try to avoid making bad decisions founded in the desperation of finding someone just because it's New Year's Eve. Or bang the bartender, whatever:

Just avoid your ex:

The good news is you can safely cross Avenue B now that it's no longer 1981: