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woman-crying-birthday
29 Apr 2014

Entertaining for the Poor as F**k: Stop whining and Throw Yourself a Birthday

There was a time in my life when I left my birthday plans up to others. For my 24th birthday, my then-boyfriend made plans to take me out for dinner, but first, the sweetheart treated me to a manicure and pedicure at my favorite salon. He even volunteered to drop

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bus-station-john
24 Apr 2014

BA of the Week: DJ Bus Station John of The Tubesteak Connection (10 Years Tonight!!!) & Disco Daddy

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.

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kingfish-oakland
26 Aug 2013

It’s Always a Good Time at the Kingfish

Image Courtesy of OurOakland It’s time for you to make a field trip to the East Bay to check out the Kingfish. (Or, if you already live in the East Bay, see what your area has to offer.) You’ll find it’s worth making the trip across the Bay. The Kingfish

Nate Cox- Low-Budget Literati 0
tobacco
07 Aug 2013

A Broke-Ass Guide to Cost-Efficiently Giving Yourself Lung Cancer

Thanks to our cigarette-smoking president, cigarette smoking has gotten a lot pricier in the last few years. Although I suspect the prez is being kinda paternal (“don’t do what I did, America”) in projecting his nicotine-guilt upon us, it is helping people quit. But SOME of us (me) just don’t want to.

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Mission-Hunan-Beef
06 Aug 2013

Mission Hunan Serves Up Good Times, Family Style

Your typical rice plate at Mission Hunan   Me, I love a good family-style Chinese meal with friends, filled with great conversation, MSG, and good omens from fortune cookies. It’s a great way to catch up or just hang out and enjoy each others’ company when you’re all going through

Nate Cox- Low-Budget Literati 0
cheapass-bulk-pipe-tobacco-can-be-purchased-at-many-San-Francisco-smoke-shops
06 Aug 2013

Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Cost-Efficiently Giving Yourself Lung Cancer

Thanks to our cigarette-smoking president, cigarette smoking has gotten a lot pricier in the last few years. Although I suspect the prez is being kinda paternal (“don’t do what I did, America”) in projecting his nicotine-guilt upon us, it is helping people quit. But SOME of us (me) just don’t

Roger Hannigan Gilson 0
micahtron
01 Aug 2013

Broke-Ass of the Week: MicahTron + FREE Passes to Her & RYE RYE Sat. 8/3 @ Hard French!

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not. Wanna be a Broke-Ass of the Week? Holler at us here and we’ll send you the questionnaire. This

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