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.
This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column in the San Francisco Examiner. It’s that time again. The call goes out on Facebook, comments are made, friends are tagged, emails come tumbling in. There’s even a post on Craigslist … My roommates and I are searching for a new person
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
If you’re lucky, you’ll make it to age 30. If you’re doubly lucky, those 30 years of life will be pretty awesome. To help you in that goal, below is an exhaustive list of goals to achieve within your 20s, largely informed by one particular Asian-American woman’s experiences*. *Any resemblance
I’ve been a big fan of BFF.fm since they launched and have been a guest on a number of their shows. Then starting a few months ago Sonny Phono and I began recording our podcast Weird & Wonderful with Broke-Ass Stuart there. Because I love what they do, and as
Ok, the name of this is actually “Sleep Out to End Homelessness” but i used some poetic license. The fine folks at the Coalition on Homelessness are throwing a Sleep Out to End Homelessness at the Powell Street Cablecar Turnaround during Homelessness Awareness Week. As you know, we have an
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