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09 Aug 2017

Glide Legacy Gala is the most San Francisco of all Galas

San Francisco was at its finest on August 5th at the Eighth Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala! It may have moved locations to the San Francisco Design Center, but the spirit and legacy did not change! It reigned true as being one of the most glamorous, yet non-pretentious, fun-filled San Francisco events of the year!

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04 Aug 2017

How Trump’s Twitter Threats are Upping the Cost of Healthcare

Obamacare, officially known as the Affordable Care Act, has attracted both die-hard supporters who preach how it saved their lives and money along with opponents who passionately denounce the hefty premiums and mandatory coverage requirements. Whether you love it or hate it, here is the Layman’s explanation to what’s happening

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14 Jul 2015

The Sharing Economy is a Lie

Lets Just Call It What It Is I used to drink the altruistic Kool-Aid that the omnipotent “sharing” economy is taking over the world. The harsh reality is that there has been a lot less sharing going on than advertised. Since sharing is a social exchange that does not involve profit, by definition,

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26 Jan 2015

Sex in the Fog: Navigating the Top 10 Urban Dating Woes

San Francisco can be a notoriously confusing environment to navigate through the thick mist of love, sex, and relationships. You would think with the rise of dating outlets like Tinder, OkCupid, Plenty of Fish, and even Fetlife, that there would be a scratch for every itch. Yet, we live in a city

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05 Jan 2015

Work Less, Barter More, Live Better: A Free-Lancers Guide to Bartering

In the last 6 months alone,  I have bartered for 20/20 vision via $4000 Lasik eye surgery, $2500 in catering, $400 worth of handyman work, $660 worth of hypnotherapy sessions, 20 Kinky Salon tickets, $1200 worth of gym membership/ personal training, $140 Deva hair cuts, and a $390 Burningman ticket. If I can

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20 Aug 2014

10 Unstoppable Steps to Crowd Funding Success!

How many of us have had brilliant “aha moments” or inhaled inspiration, yet nothing ever comes of it because of lack of cash? What if you were given an extra $1k, $5k, $10k (or more?). Guess what, my fellow procrasti-stoners, if socks made of coffee can raise $204,601, or a

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14 Aug 2014

The 5 Best Places to Eat in San Francisco for $5

You know you live in an expensive city when your local supermarket is commonly referred to as ‘Whole Pay Check’ (aka Whole Foods).  With such exorbitant prices, you wish your food would not only cook itself, but rub your belly after you’ve finished eating. Luckily, there are still a few

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