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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….

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 5
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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…

Freddie Cosmo - Associate Debtitor 0
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07 Aug 2013

A Broke-Ass Guide to Cost-Efficiently Giving Yourself Lung Cancer

Thanks to our cigarette-smoking president, cigarette smoking has gotten a lot pricier in the last few years. Although I suspect the prez is being kinda paternal (“don’t do what I did, America”) in projecting his nicotine-guilt upon us, it is helping people quit. But SOME of us (me) just don’t want to….

Roger Hannigan Gilson 0
poor kid
20 Mar 2013

How to Avoid the Broke-Ass Look

Just because you’re a broke-ass doesn’t mean everyone has to know. ~If you’re like me, you really do not see the necessity in purchasing socks and view it as a mere inconvenience as well as a waste of money, so you would rather just steal them from your boyfriend’s or…

Joanne Rae - Coinless Wanderer 0
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26 Feb 2013

Bus/Train Etiquette in NYC for the Fellow Broke-Ass Travelers

Just a little word of advice for the fellow broke-ass bus and train riders: There ARE actually a list of do’s and don’ts that may be useful to some or useful to others when it comes to riding the bus or train. These rules are also specific to NYC travelers….

Joanne Rae - Coinless Wanderer 3
22 Jan 2015

LOVE NOTES AND OTHER DISASTERS ZINE

A brand new collection of Broke-Ass Stuart's writing made up of some of his most famous pieces and new things never before published.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
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10 Feb 2013

How to have an epic Broke-Ass Valentine’s Day

They say that Valentine’s Day started to celebrate Saint Valentine of Rome, martyred in 269 AD, then became a sensation in 1797 when a British publisher issued romantic verses for young lovers……

Leigh Cuen – Wandering Dreamer 0
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24 Oct 2012

Zen and the Art of Greasy Hair Maintenance

I am the proud owner of a set of bangs.  Like bang ambassador Zooey Deschanel, I have sported face-eating fringe for my entire life– try as I might, I have never been able to grow them out without feeling like my forehead looks a touch too “Teresa Guidice from Real…

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0