literature

26 Jan 2017

Who Is Hank Moody?

“I probably won’t go down in history, but I will go down on your sister.” —Hank Moody   Ten years ago, Showtime gave us Californication, the story of Hank Moody: an over-sexed, booze-addled writer fighting to get his family back. Hank (played by David Duchovny) is comic, tragic, absurd yet

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27 Dec 2016

Val Kilmer as Mark Twain

Val Kilmer is standing on the stage of the Clay Theater and his microphone won’t work. He slumps over, hanging his arms, the classic representation of comical dejection. From the packed house comes a feminine voice, shouting: “I’m your huckleberry!” Without missing a beat, Kilmer mimes and mouths back: “No,

Sam Devine 1
29 Feb 2016

The 7 Best Dressed Oscars of All Time

The Oscars were on Sunday, and it wasn’t just a celebration of great acting and films but all the red carpet broadcasting makes the fashion just as important. If you took a drink every time you heard ‘Who are you wearing?’ you would have been deader than a George R.R. Martin character.

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03 Mar 2015

Win FREE Copy: Vodka + Limelight by Yuri Kagan

  “Vodka & Limelight” is a coming of age, fictitious memoir comprised of short stories that offer an inside look at the glamorous—and often unglamorous—Castro night scene. Beyond the entertaining stories lie a poignant look at life told from Yuri’s perspective.  See how bartending gave Yuri a voice and drove

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02 Dec 2014

Win A Copy Of ‘Made By Raffi’: The Boy Who Liked To Knit And Sew

“Inspired by a true-life incident, Made By Raffi is the story of a little boy who doesn’t care for sports but likes to knit and sew — at first he is teased for his hobby, but in the end he becomes a hero to his class.  The book supports young boys and

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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

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
21 Sep 2012

Brooklyn Book Festival – FREE This Sunday (9/23)

Alright Broke-Ass Bookworm Brooklynites* you’ve been waiting all year for it, the Brooklyn Book Festival. And if you haven’t been yet, what took you so long? It’s an all day completely FREE celebration of all things literary. Noted authors come from all over to participate in talks and readings. Among

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