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14 Oct 2014

The Young, Broke and Beautiful Party in Brooklyn! WIN TICKETS to CMJ Show at Knitting Factory!

Tuesday, October 14 at 6pm, BrokeAssStuart.com is celebrating our young, broke and beautiful existence in New York City with the Young, Broke and Beautiful Party at the Dardy Bar (245 South 1st Street) in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Living in New York City can be tough at times. That’s

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
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02 Sep 2014

The Absurdity of Gratuity: Why Our Culture of Unpaid, Tipped Work is Bad for Our Society

Last week, I read a thoughtful article on this site by Jamal Frederick entitled “Tipping While Black- The Struggles of a Black Barman.” I encourage you to read it. It offers keen insight into the racial attitudes and discrepancies characteristic of tipped service work. It also reinforced the strong opinions

Kaetan Mazza - The Broke-Joke-Who-Enjoys-a-Midnight-Toke 0
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09 Jul 2014

Sweatpants Are All That Fit Me Right Now (and Other Things I Would Like to Tell Bill Collectors)

It may have been a hard 10 years since Mean Girls was released in theaters, where Regina George experienced a cataclysmic fall from the social hierarchy. But it seems now, more than ever, the rules still apply; different scenarios. More money. Same rules. When I get behind on bills, it’s

Freddie Cosmo - Associate Debtitor 0
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28 Jan 2014

Americans Need Their Emergency Unemployment Benefits Now

Over 10 million Americans are still unemployed. It’s bad, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. We can thank those considerate people in Congress for making an already dire situation much worse when, in December 2013, they simply allowed the emergency unemployment benefits to expire for 1.4 million Americans.

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
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11 Nov 2013

What Does It Mean to be Broke?

At the moment, I have enough money to get by. That means I can survive on the bare minimum. Over the last 27 years of my life, money has come and gone, mimicking life’s peaks and valleys. And just like life, I won’t complain about its ups and downs because

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 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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30 Sep 2013

5 Things Your Broke-Ass Artist Friend Doesn’t Want To Hear

Because of America’s obsession with lists, I present to you, the struggling artist, the top five things every artist does not want to hear. Let it be known that this list is not so much intended for readers like you, but your friends, family and colleagues, who have a large

Freddie Cosmo - Associate Debtitor 0
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04 Jun 2013

What’s In My Bag?: Broke-Ass Edition

For many reasons I am unable to relate to mainstream fashion magazines, notably because they pimp $400 t-shirts as a feasible item to purchase. At that point (which is usually within the first 10 pages), I slam the magazine down on my coffee table and leave in a fit of

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