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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

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 1
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

Penelope Hernandez 0
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
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.

Shakina Nayfack 3
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.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
17 Dec 2015

This Week’s Events | San Francisco + New York

Rad Upcoming SF Events CONVERGE | WINTER FOOD AND DANCE CELEBRATION THU. 12/17 | 5:00PM @ YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS All evening long, you’re invited to gather around a communal table featuring bites, beverages, and entertainment by some of the Bay Areas most acclaimed creative makers, including: James

illyanna Maisonet | Web Editor 0
04 Nov 2015

Win Tickets To The Village Voice Holiday Spirits Cocktail Cruise!

  FOR NEW YORK RESIDENTS ONLY! The Village Voice Holiday Spirits 3rd annual tasting event will feature an array of 25+ distilleries, wineries & more from New York City and beyond! The event will take place aboard the Hornblower Infinity Cruise Ship, on three decks (indoors and outdoors). Set sail and

illyanna Maisonet | Web Editor 0