May S. - Couch-Change Spelunker

4-things-that-should-be-free-but-aren't
30 Nov 2012

4 Things That Should Be Free but Aren’t

The best things in life are free? Hardly. What have you got on that list: happiness, compassion, the love of J-Lo? Puh-leeze. Even friendship costs money, as in my friends like to go out and do things that require cash. Sure they love me no matter how much of a

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roaring-twenties-title-still-624x468
16 Nov 2012

Make Like a Flapper and Enjoy Your Twenties

A friend of mine recently posted this piece from Thought Catalog: “21 Ways You Should Take Advantage of Your 20’s”. I clicked on it expecting a mildly pretentious list of live free, die hard, something like that. I immediately adopted an attitude of 24 going on 54, and wondered what

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National-lampoon's-sandy-hurrication
02 Nov 2012

National Lampoon’s Sandy Hurri-cation

The obvious topic is Sandy. There’s no way around it. Everyone is gabbing about it. I’ve been glued to my computer for the past week for all sorts of disaster porn. I’ve watched flood videos, power outage time-lapses, and weird post-disaster photo shoots. Now that the worst is over, things

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the-homeless-comedian
19 Oct 2012

The Homeless Comedian

I’ve been doing stand up comedy for about a year now. Plus or minus a few months due to time abroad. But I was totally still writing that entire time and being hilarious, in general. During my time in the New York that was before, as in pre-March, I had

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ode-to-the-chinese-bakery
05 Oct 2012

An Ode to the Chinese Bakery

My stomach is growling! But alas, That despite its howling I am a Broke Ass I am short on dough What else is new? I have to be fed To the Chinese Bakery I must go! Places like it there are few It is much more than bread Shall I

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leave-your-damn-apartment
28 Sep 2012

Leave Your Damn Apartment!

Unemployment is hard. Job hunting is a job in itself without the pay and the benefits. However like having a regular job it takes entirely too much of your time and you kind of hate your boss sometimes. Currently, I am looking for work and I spend a majority of

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brooklyn-book-festival-this-sunday
21 Sep 2012

Brooklyn Book Festival – FREE This Sunday (9/23)

Alright Broke-Ass Bookworm Brooklynites* you’ve been waiting all year for it, the Brooklyn Book Festival. And if you haven’t been yet, what took you so long? It’s an all day completely FREE celebration of all things literary. Noted authors come from all over to participate in talks and readings. Among

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