Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.
Wanna be a Broke-Ass of the Week? Holler at us here and we’ll send you the questionnaire.
Elliot wrote me saying that he’s been laid off for a year and a half and has now become a legit broke-ass. Well, welcome to the club my friend! While his answers are short some are pretty funny. Plus, he’s the first “house bitch” we’ve ever had as Broke-Ass of the Week. Read below for what Elliot has to say.
Name: Elliot James Byrnes
Occupation: House Bitch
What neighborhood do you live in?: The Mission
Best money saving tip: Spend other peoples money. Cheap beer and burritos.
What do you refuse to spend money on?: Small plate food.
Most expensive thing you’ve ever bought: A random box of sports collectibles on HSN.
How’d that feel?: Shitty when I sobered up.
Favorite cheap eat: Bahn Mi from Duc Loi.
Favorite dive bar: 21 Club on Turk and Taylor.
Best deal you’ve ever gotten: Convincing my wife to marry me.
If you woke up a millionaire, what’s the first thing you’d buy?: New friends.
Despite not having money, do you still love your life?: Hell yes, I have an awesome wife, amazing daughter and a kick ass grandson.
Do you own my book?: If you give me one I will.
Best hangover cure: A 16oz. Old Style and a shot of VO from Jeff at The 500.
Are you a hipster?: What is hip?