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07 Oct 2015

Win A FREE Copy of Sunsets of Tulum by Author Ray Bartlett!

Hey Peeps, one of my buds from my travel writing days has written a killer novel set in steamy Yucatan, Mexico, and he’s GIVING IT AWAY for free if you act now!  Just go here ( and fill in the form in the upper right corner and be sure to select “Broke Ass

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06 Nov 2014

‘Polly: Sex Culture Revolutionary’ memoir launches with a bang Sunday at CSC

The newly released book “Polly” is a true ‘memoir for the boudoir’, detailing the fast times, debauched morals and life story of Kinky Salon and the creative superstar behind San Francisco’s favorite and longest-lasting sex party. The book rolls out Sunday night at the Center for Sex and Culture event Sex Culture Revolution with Polly

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29 Oct 2014

WIN a Copy of The Guide for a Single Man or The Guide for a Single Woman

The Guide for a Single Man and The Guide for a Single Woman are the first of their kind. Not sequels, not prequels, but equals. These two comedic novels can be read in either order to learn both sides of the story of – Four thirtysomethings drinking and flirting their way through New

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07 Oct 2014

Local Legend of the Week: Author Michelle Tea

We here at like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. That’s why we’re doing a series called Local Legend of the Week. This is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks who populate

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12 Sep 2014

The City That Was: The Literary Obsession That Ate My Life

In The City That Was, Bohemian Archivist P Segal tells a weekly story of what you all missed: the days when artists, writers, musicians, and unemployed visionaries were playing hard in the city’s streets and paying the rent working part time. In the days before social media and online entertainment, people had a

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18 Aug 2014

Win $100 Gift Card for American-Made Goods @ Oakland Supply Co.

  Oakland Supply Co. is a new retail concept shop from Oaklandish, and is now open in the historic waterfront Jack London Square district. This showroom features quality American-made goods as well as the finest local wares from Oakland, CA. Product selection includes fine leather items such as wallets, bags,

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14 Jun 2013

Libraries, Galleries, and Hostels: The Broke-Ass Traveler’s Sanctuaries in Italy

Photo by Leigh Cuen Italy is not a cheap place to travel. Expensive culinary delights call out to pedestrians like sirens. Italy’s famous museums are costly and offer the crowded feeling of Disneyland or a zoo. Visitors are herded past masterpieces in lines, which often snake around corners and out

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