george-harrison with-hare-krishnas
04 Jul 2012

Broke-Ass Style: Become a Cult Leader

Recently, I plopped down onto my couch to watch the Martin Scorcese documentary about vintage babe George Harrison, titled George Harrison: Living in the Material World.  I noticed two things, the first of which being that my dad looks scarily like Eric Clapton:              

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 3
27 Feb 2012

Get Centered with FREE Siddha Yoga and Meditation Sessions in Chelsea

Siddha yoga: kinda culty, totally awesome. I was first introduced to NYC’s Siddha Yoga and Meditation Center when my boyfriend told me to stop being a psycho bitch, and get a little inner peace in my life (okay, he may have used less-harsh terminology to describe my rage-filled state, but

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 2
01 Nov 2011

Just shut up and write already! – National Novel Writing Month

By reading this site, you likely are always looking for awesome ways to live your life, so you have a story that needs to be told. But maybe you never imagined writing a book, or never thought you could. Listen, if Snooki can “write” a book, so can you. It

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 4

I'm Running For Mayor of SF and I Need Your Help!

Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
30 Jun 2011

FREE No Age, Health and Cults Show TONIGHT in Greenpoint

Music lovers, try if you can to pull yourself away from the double click fun of for a few hours tonight to check out the killer inaugural line-up at the new House of Vans space in Greenpoint. No Age, Health, Cults and Ceremony will put on a free, all

Jill Strominger - Budget Baller 0
27 Jun 2011

Start Your Week Off Right: Watch One of the Freakiest Movies of All Time

Have nothing to do on this fine Monday?  Well, why don’t you push your mind to the brink of insanity by watching a classic cult film that’s about the occult?  And then maybe joining a cult?  Kidding!  But seriously– this is the last week that Alejandro Jodorowsky’s 1973 film The

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
24 Jun 2010

Win a FREE All Acess Badge to the Northside Music Festival

You may have noticed an abundance of cut-off shorts and a general congenial attitude going around, well make no mistake, New Yorker’s are amped for summer. And with this new season marks the beginning of outdoor music festivals and shows. Sure there’s Coachella, Bonnaroo, and the hippest of the hip,

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
08 Mar 2010

7 Telltale Signs You’ve Joined A Cult

Well, OK, maybe “cult” is a bit of a strong term for what I really mean.  But seriously, the slope is quite the slippery one from Tony Robbins to Jonestown. Barbara Ehrenreich recently tackled the subject in Bright-Sided: How The Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America.  Here’s what

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