roommates

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
12 Apr 2011

Broke-Ass Etiquette: Smelly Friends

Got a question about how to be a polite Broke-Ass? Email Half-Price Headliner with your queries and get schooled on how to be proper-like. Q: One of my best friends smells hella bad, almost all the time.  Can I say something or help in some way that won’t be flat…

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 0
15 Mar 2011

Broke-Ass Etiquette: Stopping Your Roommate from Eating Your Food

Got a question about how to be a polite Broke-Ass? Email Half-Price Headliner with your queries and get schooled on how to be proper-like. Q: My roommate keeps eating my food.  How can I tell him to stop without being a total ass? A: Unfortunately, to solve this issue, you…

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 1
capsule
24 Jul 2010

Extremely Helpful Ways to Solve Your Housing Cost Woes

In this economy, we are sick of hearing “in this economy” but that doesn’t take away from the fact that a very large portion of us have no money and if we do have money we are doing everything we can to keep it. Like going for the cut-rate escorts…

Jessica Longo - Two-Bit Reporter 0
23 Apr 2010

4 Unspoken Rules of The Roommate Situation

Oftentimes, in the midst of broke-assitude, we find ourselves in a living situation that involves more than one person per bathroom and sinkfuls of dishes that “someone else” used but no one will fess up to. Most normal and reasonable human beings will have no problem adjusting to life under…

Andrew Dalton - Aggressive Panhandler 2
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
14 Mar 2010

How To Make New Friends

So you want some new friends.  Maybe you don’t have any yet because you just moved to the city.  Maybe you recently broke up with your girlfriend, who turned everyone you know against you (whore).  Or maybe you’re just kind of sick of the friends you’ve already got.  I mean,…

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
14 Aug 2009

Signs you need new roommates

I hate using the “only in New York” cliché, but few other cities have as many awkward spaces that pass as apartments—converted factories without actual walls, rooms that barely fit a full-sized bed, and rooms without windows or closets. So to find an affordable apartment, you just have to lower…

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0