youth

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16 Nov 2012

Make Like a Flapper and Enjoy Your Twenties

A friend of mine recently posted this piece from Thought Catalog: “21 Ways You Should Take Advantage of Your 20’s”. I clicked on it expecting a mildly pretentious list of live free, die hard, something like that. I immediately adopted an attitude of 24 going on 54, and wondered what

May S. - Couch-Change Spelunker 0
Youth in Revolt
29 Nov 2011

Broke-Ass Book List: Youth Gone Wild

Feeding your mind by reading is a Broke-Ass lifestyle essential. What other activity gets you so much for so little cost (i.e., free). I’m an avid reader, my hope is to share some of my best reads with you. Look, I admit I don’t love being around children or “tweens”.

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 0
22 Aug 2010

Tracking Inflation Via The Food of My Youth

Even prior to continuous string of awful financial downturns that have defined our past few years, many of us already knew what was up. The armchair economists, those untrained but yet still somehow immensely qualified individuals that can hear the unheard and peer into the unseen – they saw it. And their

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20 Jul 2010

The Future of Pranks

One of my favorite memories of my adolescence was pulling hilarious pranks on unsuspecting fools.  Prank calls, toilet-papering houses, the ole rubber band on the kitchen sink spray thingy (sorry Mom); all good times. Unfortunately for the youth of today, these simple pleasures have given way to spiffy technology and

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 0
19 Jul 2010

Dating Movies From Your Youth

There are a number of movies that defined my childhood/teen years, though only a few that I cannot even try and separate from my dating years back then.  Here are some of those movies for me and/or some of my contemporaries who shall remain semi-anonymous: 1) Fear As far as

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 2
11 Feb 2010

Have a Sexy Childhood

Rainbow Brite was pretty much my best friend in the world as a child. I had her doll, the dolls of her friends, and even her ride–a unicorn with a shiny star on it’s forehead.  My favorite toy out of  all of the Rainbow Brite gang was, bien sur, her friend

Ashley Friedman - Cornerstore Correspondent 9
14 Aug 2009

Overboard Party at South Street Seaport

It’s scary to think about, but summer is kind of, sort of coming to an end. I know it won’t officially end until Labor Day, but one can’t help but feel the coolness in the air, that smell of fall and the fact that so many summer event series are

Ashley Friedman - Cornerstore Correspondent 0