books

polly1
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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dual cover
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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michelle-tea
07 Oct 2014

Local Legend of the Week: Author Michelle Tea

We here at BrokeAssStuart.com 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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I'm Running For Mayor of SF and I Need Your Help!

Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....

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proust-said-that
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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oakland-supply-co
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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robot-samurai
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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ourshelves-lending-library
29 Apr 2013

Benefit Concert for Ourshelves Lending Library This Wednesday 5/1

If you’ve been reading this site for awhile you know how big a fan of reading I am. It’s one of my favorite things in the world, so much so that I pretty much won’t fuck someone who doesn’t read books. Alright, maybe I’ll fuck them, but definitely not date

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