30 Oct 2014

Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes for Your Dog

Fact: the only thing better than a dog, is one in costume. Unfortunately they don’t always agree. Couple this with the fact that store-bought, pet costumes are often expensive, it makes sense to make your own.

08 Sep 2014

I Set Up My OKCupid Profile, as a Dog: The Responses Were Pretty Hilarious

Last February I started an OKCupid profile as a chocolate labrador named ‘Waffles’. The profile was received with mixed reviews. Some said I was an innovator, some said I was a fraud, some wanted to scratch behind my ears, but OKCupid said “One or more of your photos was flagged

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21 May 2014

Rescue Row: The Officially Official Pet Rescue City Block

I grew up in a house with three indoor cats (two rescued ferals + one neighbor abandoned) and two outdoor ferals. Eventually we also rescued a Golden Labrador, Beau, from the same aforementioned neighbor. They decided to move and leave the dog behind in the front yard with no access

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23 Jul 2013

Help Save the Lives of Dogs with Rocket Dog Rescue’s $5 Fridays

This Friday is $5 Friday ($5riday, for short), Rocket Dog Rescue’s new monthly event! The last Friday of every month, we are asking people to make a $5 donation to help us keep up with the never-ending medical costs that are a very real part of the work that we

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
21 Mar 2012

Broke-Ass Fun: Dog-Watching (It’s Like Bird Watching, But Way Less Lame)

Living in a big city can be a major bummer.  There’s the lack of nature, the competition, the depressing drain on your finances.  It totally sucks.  But instead of getting wrapped up in your status anxiety and your rapidly depleting bank account, why don’t you embrace the most innocent, spirit-lifting

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15 Feb 2012

My Best (Worst) Get-Rich-Quick Ideas

You see, I’m what they call a “creative genius.”  I have a brain so out-of-control, half the time I can’t even make sense of the shit I come up with.  All I know is that I am constantly sprouting figurative light bulbs out the top of my dome, having what

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17 Feb 2011

East Bay Unwrapped: Berkeley Marina

Spring has almost sprung in the Bay Area, and you know what that means: prepare to fight for a plot on the beer-soaked, bohemian-smattered lawn of Dolores Park.  But it doesn’t have to be so.  Why not reconnect with nature in the beautiful and boundless Berkeley Marina? The Marina, with

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