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Eating My Feelings: Making My Peace with Tomato Paste and How to Make a Great Jambalaya

Welcome to our cooking column Eating My Feelings, where Calvin […]

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Eating My Feelings: Why Yams are Terrible and Potatoes are Amazing

Welcome to our new cooking column Eating My Feelings, where Calvin Amari shows all you broke bastards how to cook great food on the cheap and do it hilarity

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Broke Ass Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas

We’ve all been there, dude. You’re happily single, watching True Detective from a stolen source of cable, pretending the chicken in your fridge is

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Dear Everyone: Shut Up About How Much LA Sucks*

*I’m talking to myself, too. Aloha, ladies and gentlemen. It’s been a while, I know, omg whatever, but I’m still in LA and it’s almost been a whole year -

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BA of the Week: Doctor Popular

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human

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Introduction To A Broke-Ass Wedding: Matrimony On A Budget…

Your wedding is in Vallejo, on a Sunday, and in November? Aren't you afraid of gun shots, work schedules,

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How to make an awesome $10 Casserole that will feed you for 3 days!!

Are you cold, bored, broke, and lazy? Do you have a penchant for mid-century American cuisine? Do you live near a Safeway? If you answered

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DIY: Dollar-Store Decor

$3 to make three hanging pom-poms, DIY-style.

I'm usually extremely well-behaved during the week. Between free breakfast food at work and going to classes at

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DIY: Five Easy Bottle Cap Crafts

Rat Fink Bottle Cap Charm by VixenVendetta

It makes sense that the DIY-ers and the Environmentalists get along – both are founded on a founding

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Why painting your bedroom wall black can save you from contact dermatitis.

First, if you actually suspect you have contact dermatitis, stop reading. Don’t pick up a paintbrush. Seek medical attention. Thank you. But if allergic skin rashes are more of