ALL ABOUT OUR HOT-ASS WRITERS

  • Katy B. - Economic Inexpert

    Katy B. – Economic Inexpert

    Katy B. grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the home of Gerald R. Ford, Andy Richter, and, at one point, the guy who wrote Mr. Holland's Opus. She moved to NYC for her degree in library science, and is now in the Media Studies program at The New School. She hopes to one day be a film studies librarian. Ask her anything about Dewey Decimal – anything! – and she will roll her eyes because academic libraries use Library of Congress. Durrr.

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  • Rebecca Pederson - Cheap Date

    Rebecca Pederson – Cheap Date

    Rebecca graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a degree in Literature, but she tells everyone she majored in Psychology so they don't ask her for book recommendations. She likes coffee, pickles, free yoga classes, and spends a lot of time with her dog.

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  • Oliver Hartman - Resident Bargain Whorespondent

    Oliver Hartman – Resident Bargain Whorespondent

    Oliver was born in 1983, the year of the Pig according to the Chinese zodiac. He grew up in Whitefield, Maine, but since college has lived in Boston, Maui, Switzerland, Buenos Aires, San Francisco, Nicaragua, and New York making his bread as a waiter, cocktail boy, camp counselor, writer, english teacher, tennis instructor, guide, model, and design agency jackass.

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  • Danielle Levanas - Bargain Soul Huntress

    Danielle Levanas – Bargain Soul Huntress

    Danielle was raised by a pack of coyotes in the Los Angeles hills. Since arriving in NY in 2001, she has had any number of strange jobs, including back-up singing for JELVIS (the Jewish Elvis), starting the non-profit LYDIA, and writing political cabarets. A huge advocate for travel as a way of life, you can find her at the Brooklyn Public Library when her bank account is empty, fantasizing about where to head off to next.

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    Rebecca E. – The Centimentalist

    What does Rebecca bring to the table? Fanciful eye twinkles and a plastic tablecloth, that's what. Her parents are Russian, but she was born in Massachusetts and thus maintains her innocence, though she admittedly prefers blintzes and beet salad to hamburgers. When she spent a year in Japan as a kid she experienced the first of many dips on her normalcy development chart. She came back to the States like the little wheelbarrow on the NYC Edition of Monopoly. Next, she moved to Atlanta where she hung with Jermaine Dupree in elevators. She got a B.A. outside Chicago, and after a two-year stint as a consultant, warmed up in Miami, picking up a water-resistant J.D. Now she is back in Manhattan, trying to collect evidence and moneybags all over the board, henceforth as the cannon piece.

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    Steven K. – Sound Reasoner

    Steven's road to San Francisco (in chronological order): Woodbury (CT), Bethlehem (CT), Woodbury, Storrs (CT), Woodbury, Brighton (MA), Brookline (MA), Cambridge (MA), Woodbury, San Francisco. He picked up a BA in Storrs 2002 and an MBA in Boston in 2007. He still uses his student ID card to get discounts. Shhhhhhhhhhhhh.

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  • Kate Kotler - DIY Diva

    Kate Kotler – DIY Diva

    Kate Kotler is a freelance writer and professional blogger. IRL she is a very nice person, regardless of what you might have read about her on the innerwebs. Kate lives in Berkeley with her dog, Max. You can follow her on Twitter @adorkablegrrl

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  • Ricardo Bilton - Penniless Pundit

    Ricardo Bilton – Penniless Pundit

    A COLOR GREEN is a broke-ass street critic who thinks you all suck.

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  • Joe Petersen - Classist Columnist

    Joe Petersen – Classist Columnist

    Joe grew up in South San Francisco, spent a decade in Santa Cruz, and relocated to Brooklyn in late 2008. He has been a waiter, a maintenance man, a record store clerk, a professional radio DJ, an amateur newcaster and a movie theater popcorn-slinger. Being broke is his birthright, as he is from broke stock and has limited prospects. He likes comic books and is obsessed with soul music.

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  • Kenny

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