There are few people in SF who have been untouched by the housing crisis. From budding artists to retirees, while we hear a great deal about the many adults who have been forced to relocate as prices rise, there isn’t as much noise about the impact to children and families.
Thanks to hypergentrification and mass displacement, we can now add ‘extreme commuting’ to the essential lexicon of Bay Area inequality. And we need to start using it in sentences more often. Because ‘extreme commuting’ helps to define a broken city, where high-paid workers and their wealthy bosses occupy the former homes of displaced SF workers and commute to Silicon Valley via gratis luxury buses that pick them up within blocks of their front door
The late-night porn-jacking habits of anti-pornography GOP senator Ted Cruz have entered the national conversation, as the pompous “family values” bullshit-spewing rube clicked ‘Like’ on a pornographic tweet and breathed beautiful life into late-night Twitter like it was “covfefe” all over again. He also breathed life into the pornographic Twitter
Riot Fest is a multi-day music festival specializing in punk, rock, alternative, metal, and hip-hop. Founded in 2005 in Chicago. Carnival Rides, amazing food vendors, sideshow performers, and more add to the atmosphere of this independent music fest. In 2005, Riot Fest booked a multi-venue weekend of punk and rock
Broke-Ass Stuart is now accepting poetry submissions to be featured in the BAS Poetry: Arts & Culture column. Written & curated by Corinne Avganim. Monday, bloody Monday. Not sure about you, but I need a major distraction from reality today. So, I have decided to spend the day embodying Bloody Maria – a graphic
Broke-Ass Stuart is now accepting poetry submissions to be featured in the BAS Poetry: Arts & Culture column. Written & curated by Corinne Avganim. When I started this column, it was in reaction to an overwhelm of post election feelings. I knew I wasn’t alone and wanted to create a sense of
Fucking Bubbles. I don’t know how many times I’ve said that phrase since I first met him in Dolores Park in 2014. In fact anyone who ever met Bubbles uttered that phrase at least once, whether in absolute awe, complete exasperation, or both simultaneously. Bubbles was Bubbles. There are a