Advice

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18 Dec 2014

Cigarettes Can Kill You (In More Ways Than One)

Being a broke-ass smoker in New York you probably know the codes to buying loosie cigarettes in your local bodegas, and you probably know a guy, or two, who deliver those eight-dollar boxes. Smoking, just as everything else in this city, is hell-a pricey, and loosies have become a thing, like in many…

Jennifer Nilenie - The Destitute-Social Critic 0
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05 Dec 2014

10 Hip Hop Songs to Help You Cope with the Police Killings in America

The corporate and political masters of America don’t care about us, and it’s obvious. It’s discouraging, but don’t feel alone. We don’t need them. Fuck them! We have each other! So don’t be afraid to connect with members of your community to work towards a solution for this very real…

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
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04 Dec 2014

PSA: Why Pills That Make Your Poop Glittery Are a Terrible Idea

  Take one with 8oz of water You can buy anything on Etsy! For $9.90 (plus shipping + handling) you can get six pill capsules filled with glitter. Presumably they make your poop as colorful as a Lisa Frank folder. I can see it now, Burning Man art installations of rainbow…

Jay H - Bawdy Broadcaster 0
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04 Dec 2014

Broke in New York: If You Can Make It There…It’s an Art

“I want to wake up, in a city that never sleeps And find I’m king of the hill Top of the heap” John Kander, Fred Ebb, 1977 Being broke in New York means being rough, tough, and knowing how to pull the meanest train face, the most confident, “let me…

Jennifer Nilenie - The Destitute-Social Critic 0
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25 Nov 2014

How to Survive Your Family During the Holidays

It’s here. The holiday season. Personally, I hate the Christmas season. Aside from SantaCon, I could do without the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. I’m a Grinch and my heart isn’t going to grow 10 times too big and Cindy Lou Who can go suck a big one. Pure ire fills me…

Jay H - Bawdy Broadcaster 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
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25 Nov 2014

Take a Look inside New York City’s Protest for Mike Brown

As I ended my slave labor shift a strategic ruckus, in unison, caught my attention. I came to the corner of 14th Street and 6th Avenue where countless determined and angry faces sat atop young and old bodies, stomping through the streets of Manhattan. Signs which displayed disdain for the…

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
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24 Nov 2014

How to Set up a Kick-Ass Apartment on the Cheap

Who wants a FREE desk? Three weeks ago, my partner Tyler and I moved into our first place together. Overnight we each went from established, shared houses with everything we needed, to our own one-bedroom apartment in Oakland with almost no furniture and no kitchen things. We love to cook…

Fayette Fox - The Scrimpy Scribe 0