Danny DeVito has been acting for nearly 50 years. He's currently performing in Arthur Miller's play The Price on Broadway. In his current role, DeVito is called upon to eat a hard-boiled egg while delivering lines. As a professional actor, he has thought quite a lot about how to do this properly—how can you eat the egg while speaking clearly and making it a character moment?

In this micro-master-class video courtesy of The New York Times, DeVito shares what he's learned. This is likely the most in-depth discussion of egg-related acting ever committed to film—and it will be extremely useful to the handful of actors who must accomplish this rare feat. Dig in: