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24 Nov 2014

How to Set up a Kick-Ass Apartment on the Cheap

 Who wants a FREE desk? Three weeks ago, my partner Tyler and I moved into our first place together. Overnight we each went from established, shared houses with everything we needed, to our own one-bedroom apartment in Oakland with almost no furniture and no kitchen things. We love to cook

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22 Aug 2014

10 Foods That Will Give You More Energy

Let’s face it, it’s super hard to raise hell when you’re sleepy. I used to think it was only cranky, old people who said things like “energy is wasted on the young,” (yes, I’ve heard people actually say that version of the popular George Bernard quote) but lately I have

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01 Jul 2014

A Guide to Fighting Street Harassment: How Bystanders Can Best Intervene on Behalf of Women Being Harassed

Enough is Enough street rally, image courtesy EnoughIsFuckingEnough.com Street harassment in the Bay Area has gotten so bad that women are putting duct tape on their mouths, removing their clothes in public and holding silent protests with signs recounting the ugly and awful remarks male aggressors make to them on

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05 Jun 2014

Etiquette for Using Slurs in a Post-Trannyshack World

Trannyshack flyer from 2010, redaction added My everyday casual slur use was rocked with the recent name change of the drag club formerly known as Trannyshack. Wait, a word that so adorably rhymes with “granny” has negative associations and is considered part of the hate speech vernacular? It’s not okay

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14 Mar 2014

5 Things to Do to Stay Fit on a Budget in NYC

Photo from FoodNetwork.com It’s easy to see why people think you need to be rich in order to be healthy. Whole Foods is more expensive than McDonald’s. Bally’s Total Fitness costs a hell of a lot more than say, sitting on the couch and shoveling potato chips in your mouth.

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09 Jan 2014

Reasons Why New York is Better than San Francisco

Not that long ago, I wrote a post for this very website which chronicled my experience as a sun-kissed, burrito-fed Californian living for three years in NYC.  Soft of heart and fake blonder of hair, I bemoaned New York’s frigid winters, sleazy one-upping “networkers,” and lack of publicly-placed recycling bins.

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30 Sep 2013

5 Things Your Broke-Ass Artist Friend Doesn’t Want To Hear

Because of America’s obsession with lists, I present to you, the struggling artist, the top five things every artist does not want to hear. Let it be known that this list is not so much intended for readers like you, but your friends, family and colleagues, who have a large

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