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11 Aug 2017

Learn What’s Ailing You at the Museum of Capitalism

San Francisco uber-capitalist Warren Hellman – a private equity titan who had been the youngest partner ever at Wall Street powerhouse Lehman Brothers – told me in 2007 that the central struggle of our times was this: “Capitalism won, and now we need to save the world from capitalism.”

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22 Sep 2016

Japanese Soul Food is Like No Other

I’m not going to lie, in my personal opinion “soul food” and “Japanese food” comprise what I believe to be some of the happiest couplings of words known to the human language. When I first heard about Abura-Ya, Oakland’s Japanese soul food spot, I my interested was distinctly heightened

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22 Mar 2016

Book Reviews by Readers Ranging from Clueless to Insane

The hilarious book reviews of best selling books, by clueless weirdos found on goodreads.com

Charles Daly - Cut-Rate Curmudgeon 1
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22 Jan 2013

Bare the Musical: Teens Bare All–To Music Off-Broadway

Sex and drugs, and the looming threat of eternal damnation—all set to music—pretty much sums up “Bare,” the rock musical that explores the complicated issues of identity, peer pressure, and hormonal teen angst. The story revolves around Catholic boarding school classmates Jason (Jason Hite) and Peter (Taylor Trensch), who fall

Michele DeBella - Cheap Chick 0
21 Sep 2011

2 Broke Girls: A Broke-Ass Review

Last night was the premiere of the much-hyped sitcom 2 Broke Girls. Centered around Max (Kate Dennings), a broke-ass and strong-willed waitress living in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, her life is changed when former heiress Caroline (Beth Behrs) enters her life as a new waitress. Beth uses her business savvy to help

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 2
26 May 2011

Extreme Couponing: a (mostly) Grim Review

Have you ever fantasized about checking out at the supermarket with four carts filled with free shit? Yes? Well, have you ever heard of Extreme Couponing? Extreme couponing is the practice of meticulously gathering excessive amounts of coupons in order to bring the balance of one’s grocery market purchases as

Mia Di Pasquale - Scroungy Scribbler 7
14 Jan 2010

Movie Review: Step Up 2: The Streets

Late last night my boyfriend and I watched a film.  Maybe you’ve seen it?  Here are some hints:  it was a story about passion, Being Who You Are, triumphing over adversity, getting past the sorrow of your mother’s untimely death, and the inexpugnable need to wear a sports bra as

Ashley Friedman - Cornerstore Correspondent 1