Shopping, Style and Beauty

ghost_house_091
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,

Alexandra Liss - Couchsurfer Extraordinaire 0
living_sf_hero
08 Jul 2015

Living in San Francisco Means…(Redux for 2015)

I originally did this piece for The Bold Italic in January 2015. Shortly afterwards it closed down. And now it’s back open. This piece is updated version of a piece I did in 2011. The incredible illustrations were done by the brilliant Jon Stich. Living in San Francisco means being torn apart. It means having people

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
paxtis 2
24 Jun 2015

The Greatest Date in Hayes Valley History

This Post is sponsored by our friends at Membo, hooking you up with discounts and experiences at the best places in Hayes Valley, for free, and donating $1 to neighborhood charities for every person that signs up using the brokeassstuart link This story is not for the faint of heart or the

Alex Mak - Editor & Comm. Outreach 0
getaround
10 Jun 2015

Why It Makes No Sense to Own a Car in SF…Unless you Share it!

This post is sponsored by the fine people at Getaround. If you’re interested in sponsoring some content holler at alex@BrokeAssStuart.com If you live in any city now a days, it makes absolutely no sense to own a car… Unless you share it! It costs an average of $7800 a year to

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
sui generis men's sidewalk 2015
22 May 2015

Sui Generis Men’s Annual Pride Kick-Off Sidewalk Sale @ 60% Off Saturday 5/23!

As a general rule, sidewalk sales in the Castro aren’t always the most profitable affairs. When Sui Generis holds one though, you can probably safely bet that you’ll be going home with something hot that’ll last more than one night and comes with neither a rash nor abandonment issues. But

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder 0
broke-ass-gift-guide
14 May 2015

Baby Gifts that Don’t Suck

Is it just me, or is social media a complete babyfest lately?  Everyone is popping out kids.  Your boss, your best friend, your sister.  And shockingly, they’re all expecting a gift.  They might say they’re not, but they are. You’ll probably end up getting something uninspired.  Not because you want

Andrea Scout - Not Your Mom's Mom 0
barbasol-shaving-cream-safety-razor
24 Apr 2015

Shave like a man: a broke-ass man

When did shaving get so complicated? Three blades, four blades, five blades. Moisturizer strips. Batteries. Paying an arm and a leg. Our current troubles started in 1971 when Gillette introduced the Trac II — a razor with two blades — and began an arms race. The shaving behemoths became so

Sam-O - Bargain Hunter 0