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06 Nov 2014

‘Polly: Sex Culture Revolutionary’ memoir launches with a bang Sunday at CSC

The newly released book “Polly” is a true ‘memoir for the boudoir’, detailing the fast times, debauched morals and life story of Kinky Salon and the creative superstar behind San Francisco’s favorite and longest-lasting sex party. The book rolls out Sunday night at the Center for Sex and Culture event Sex

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29 Oct 2014

WIN a Copy of The Guide for a Single Man or The Guide for a Single Woman

The Guide for a Single Man and The Guide for a Single Woman are the first of their kind. Not sequels, not prequels, but equals. These two comedic novels can be read in either order to learn both sides of the story of – Four thirtysomethings drinking and flirting their

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07 Oct 2014

Local Legend of the Week: Author Michelle Tea

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’re doing a series called Local Legend of the Week. This is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks who populate

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12 Sep 2014

The City That Was: The Literary Obsession That Ate My Life

In The City That Was, Bohemian Archivist P Segal tells a weekly story of what you all missed: the days when artists, writers, musicians, and unemployed visionaries were playing hard in the city’s streets and paying the rent working part time. In the days before social media and online entertainment, people had a

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18 Aug 2014

Win $100 Gift Card for American-Made Goods @ Oakland Supply Co.

  Oakland Supply Co. is a new retail concept shop from Oaklandish, and is now open in the historic waterfront Jack London Square district. This showroom features quality American-made goods as well as the finest local wares from Oakland, CA. Product selection includes fine leather items such as wallets, bags,

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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.

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05 Aug 2014

WIN A FREE COPY: Mike Force’s ‘Don’t Shoot Important People’

Win a copy of Mike Force’s, friend of BAS, latest collection of comics, Don’t Shoot Important People – a chronicled collection of his work from 2004-2014. His description of the comic tells us that the book explores “the potential conspiracy behind Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination Mike Force travels to Memphis

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27 Jun 2013

Broke-Ass Reads: “Infinite Jest”

What I don’t end up spending on rent each month (read: approximately $5) quickly goes to coffee and books. And while I’m a big advocate of free reading, there’s nothing like putting a new book on your shelf. But more books on the shelves don’t pay the bills, and unfortunately

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