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Broke-Ass of the Week: Artist/Musician Thomas Wing aka Blackout Make Out

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.

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Wanna Write for BrokeAssStuart.com?

Do you find yourself reading this site and thinking, "I'm young, broke, beautiful, AND I can write better than these chumps!"?  If so, now is your

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Local Legend Of The Week: Matt Gonzalez Chief Attorney of the SF Public Defenders Office

We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. That’s why we’ve begun doing a

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Win Tickets: First City Festival featuring Beck, The National and Many More!

Well doesn’t this sound awesome? The First City Festival just announced its lineup and it’s pretty fricking sweet! There’s three

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Sex and Dating: Should You Google Your Date?

KQED had a recent segment on Googling your dates that got my brain wheels turning. Does knowing more from the start help you find the right person or

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The Top 10 Most Popular BrokeAssStuart.com Articles of All Time. You’ll be Surprised!

I've been running this silly, strange, and occasionally beautiful website since 2008. That's six fucking years! Holy shit! In that time I've been lucky to have some really

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How to Survive as a Broke-Ass Writer: What to Do When You’re Robbed and Displaced

I recently had my $2,000 2011 Macbook Pro literally stolen right from under me. I was living in some ghetto loft hostel space in the Tenderloin near

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Local Legend Of The Week: Creator Of The Original Cosmopolitan Cocktail, Neal Murray

We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. That's why we've begun doing a new series

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Win a FREE Copy – Beneath the Streets: The Hidden Relics of NY Subway System

A native New Yorker explores his city’s subway system, a dazzling subterranean maze that includes 600 miles of active tracks, abandoned sections, and disused stations. Only

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Guerrilla Water Conservation Tips for Broke-Asses

It's time to go medieval on this California water crisis. Some feds say California is just 2 years away from running out of water, a few