pets

Sad-Dog-Cute-Broke-Ass-Stuart-NYC
26 Aug 2014

Our Peculiar Institution: Why Urban Dog Ownership is a Twisted Practice

When I come home from whatever it is I do during the day, my roommate’s clumsy and rambunctious mutt, Yoda, faithfully greets me with an ear-shattering bark and two front paws jammed directly into my crotch. Living with a stinking and psychotically energetic dog, in a small apartment, is not

Kaetan Mazza - The Broke-Joke-Who-Enjoys-a-Midnight-Toke 3
oliver-cat-sf-spca
21 May 2014

Rescue Row: The Officially Official Pet Rescue City Block in San Francisco

I grew up in a house with three indoor cats (two rescued ferals + one neighbor abandoned) and two outdoor ferals. Eventually we also rescued a Golden Labrador, Beau, from the same aforementioned neighbor. They decided to move and leave the dog behind in the front yard with no access

illyanna Maisonet | Web Editor @brokeassstuart 0
beyonce
19 Nov 2012

Shallow Reasons I’m Single

The only time I feel compelled to date these days is when other people encourage me to get out of my personal bubble. So, I try. It seems that I can’t find a happy medium, and the following reasons deter me from moving past the initial first dates and often

Kristin Fehrman - Diva of Deals 16
only child
05 Nov 2012

Woes of an Only Child

I’m a big believer there is a lot to be said about personality types and birth order.  If you’re the rare breed that is “The Only Child,” hello!  I am glad I’m in good company.  It’s possible we have both spent years being a little different from those around us,

Kristin Fehrman - Diva of Deals 1
bison
05 Dec 2011

Free Pet Ideas

A while back I wrote a little post on two then-promising pets I had just purchased who I was sure were going to not only brighten my life but provide me with calm, unwavering companionship in dire times. What ended up happening to Trent and Eileen is a sad story.

Lucy Schiller - Destitute Dispatcher 0
Photo courtesy of Benson Kua on Flickr
28 Aug 2011

Your New, Replaceable Best Friends: Fishy, and Three Bucks

. Summer’s wrapping up. Pretty soon the call to begin hibernation will sound, and I, for one, plan on rewatching all my library movies and switching over to a steady diet of popcorn with nutritional yeast to make up for the mounting overdue fees. The only thing missing from this

Lucy Schiller - Destitute Dispatcher 3
24 Mar 2011

FREE Brooklyn Mutt Show This Weekend

It’s time to praise the nappy little barksters of Brooklyn and reward them for their oddball ways at the 2nd annual Brooklyn Mutt Show. This ain’t your grandma’s Westminister, proven just by the fact there is a Snook-a-like contest to find the dog who best resembles everybody’s favorite Jersey Shore

Jill Strominger - Budget Baller 0