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carrie-claudia-karaoke
01 Aug 2012

How to Karaoke Like a Pro Amateur Singer

First things first: I have never been a “wild child.”  During my teen years, I was a dedicated captain of my high school’s Quiz Bowl team– our post-match parties consisted of watching Team Member L do the “human pretzel” behind a dumpster in the Denny’s parking lot, and Team Member…

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
occupy-LA-you-must
06 Nov 2011

Occupy L.A. = One Solution to a Broke-Ass Living Situation

  Last week I was down in L.A. visiting my cousin. He happens to live downtown in one of the raddest lofts I’ve ever seen. The first night I was there, we finagled our way into a fashion show at an old church. There, I saw the L.A. types of…

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 1
Kick-off-party
20 Sep 2011

The Kick Off Party for the “Broke as Hell Book Tour” is Friday Night!

  Hey there fellow Brokesters! Come hangwith me before I embark on my East Coast book tour! I’ll be reading my piece “Living in San Francisco Means…” for the first time in public! Plus excerpts from my new book Young, Broke & Beautiful: Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply. All…

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 1
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30 Jul 2011

DIY: Pickling Party!

It’s time to get pickled… Obviously, “Pickling’ is the new hot social gathering going on these days. (Which I just found out is also called “the art of preserving”…) My uber cool little sister Heather hosts these parties where her friends come over and pickle the shit out of a…

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 5
05 Mar 2011

BangOn! NYC presents: Mods vs Rockers

The style showdown is on. Got some extra fingerless leather gloves lying around, or perhaps a dapper three-piece suit? It’s time to break em out and head down to The Shop for BangOn NYC Mods vs Rockers party. What better place to host this raucous shindig than an actual old-school…

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
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.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
25 Feb 2011

Party at Wesley Stace’s Book Release Extravaganza This Sunday!

Example of a good book jacket photo! Hot off the heels of Monica’s post yesterday about the Bay Area Book Expo, which reminded us that inevitably, but hopefully not in our lifetime, “the printed book will mutate into something that will eventually cease to be” (Monica channeling Ray Bradbury!) comes…

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
22 Feb 2011

People I’d Like to Invite to a Party

You’re invited…. Maybe. After attending the 6th Annual Barworker’s Ball last night, I was thinking about how important the bar industry is in so many of our lives, not to mention how powerful they are. They aid in so many significant life-altering decisions, for the better and worse. And often…

Jessica Longo - Two-Bit Reporter 0