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20 May 2016

New York was a Scary Wonderland in the 70s & 80s

Guest post by John Law (Founder of the Cacophony Society and Burning Man) All images By Camilo José Vergara and found on Mashable & All That is Interesting) When I recall what New York City was like when I visited and stayed there in the late 70s and early 80s sometimes

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07 May 2016

Check out The Bitchy Waiter’s New Book and Enter to Win a Copy!

  Millions of people have waited tables at some point in their lives. And many remain haunted by nightmare scenarios where they are the sole server in a restaurant packed with complaining customer. For all those disenchanted current and former food service employees, Darron Cardosa has your back. Since 2008

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30 Mar 2016

Second Generation Broke-Ass: This Is Why I Grew up Broke

“I wasn’t poor; I was po’ I couldn’t afford the O-R” – Big L, “Lifestylez Ov Da Poor & Dangerous” I wasn’t born with a silver spoon in my mouth. If I had, my father would’ve pawned it to pay the rent. No joke. I was alive back when rent

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18 Feb 2016

Dark Anecdotes Of A Dating Idealist: When Your Best Friend Is Dating Your Ex

It was a 4th of July. I was fresh from spending 2 years in LA and I’d arrived with the promise that my Ex-boyfriend, Bob and I would get back together, except he dumped me instead… Nevertheless, the important ex in this story is a piece of human shit named

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I look into the eye of the camera, recognizing that I am one with the damned.
15 Feb 2016

I Went To White Castle for Their Fancy Valentine’s Day Dinner

I can’t believe I accepted this in the first place. A couple of weeks ago Stuart notified the BAS team that White Castle turns into “Love Castle” every February 14th, and all their locations are dressed with “romantic Valentine dinner”-esque themed outfits. You would actually have to call your area’s White

Zack Daniel Schiavetta 1
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22 Jan 2016

How To Not Get Raped at the Gym (and other lessons I’m learning as a Transwoman)

The gym is a complicated place for most transgender people. Thankfully, the one I belong to has been awesome throughout my transition. I started working out there a few months before going on hormones, wanting to get a jump on the muscle atrophy and weight gain estrogen so lovingly provides.

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13 Jan 2016

New York’s Best Lesser Known Bookstores

While the era of big bookstore chains dominating the business of reading is slowly coming to a close, the scrappy, independent booksellers who stood in defiance for so long seem to be hitting their stride.

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