Part of this appeared in my Broke-Ass City column last year. I’ve changed a little and updated some things. It’s been a couple really hard years. We’ve seen a man who represents all that is wrong with humanity take over as President of the United States. We’ve seen his administration
By the time you get off work it’s dark. You spent your savings living it up over the summer so you shuffle home to your tiny room in your tiny apt where your things surround you like an Ikea manufactured Egyptian tomb.
Guest Post by Sayre Piotrkowski For most of the past month I have been reading We Were Eight Years In Power by my favorite author, Ta-Nehisi Coates. The book is something like a greatest hits collection culled from Coates’ work in the pages of the Atlantic magazine. Nine essays, eight
Rad Upcoming SF Events GOOD VIBES FEAT. NEF THE PHARAOH THU. 11/9 | 6:00PM @ THE DEPOT SFSU Tonee Hayes, better known by his stage name Nef the Pharaoh, is a 22-year-old rapper from Vallejo, California. Nef has cited Vallejo rappers like Mac Dre and E-40 as significant influences on
This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column for the SF Examiner in February. Considering the success of yesterday’s elections I figured it was perfect to repost. When someone is terminally ill, dying from cancer or some other horrible disease, he or she often has a brief period right before
OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE. HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM Here’s a list of the top ten Trader Joe’s products you need this holiday season. Because we have convinced ourselves that while the brand disguises its real conglomerate self as the Trader Joe’s brand, it tastes
By Rachel Fogletto If you google reasons not to argue online, you’ll come across many cartoons, memes, and quotes about arguing with idiots. For instance, Mark Twain once said, “Do not argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.” Or maybe he didn’t because a