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by Broke-Ass Stuart – Editor in Cheap

 

Today was a strange day in the ongoing battle between all that is good in this world and all that is evil.  Both sides had major victories, but who the winner is, it’s hard to say.

 

Bay 2 Breakers 2008. How fun does this look?

 

On one hand, we should all be rejoicing because Muzak, the company responsible for creating “Elevator Music”, one of the things I find most offensive in the world, declared bankruptcy today.  Halle-fucking-lujah!  Peep this article to read about it.

 

Unfortunately the forces of good took a major hit today as well.  My favorite day of the year is always Bay to Breakers. So much so that I planned a trip to New York last year so as to not miss it.  It was announced today that at this year’s Bay to Breakers, they will no longer allow alcohol or floats.  What the fuck?  That’s like going to Mardi Gras and not being able to see tits…wait, they better not take the nudity away from Bay to Breakers too!  Luckily here is a group trying to reverse this decision. 

 

I’d be really heart broken right now except that I keep remembering that Muzak declared bankruptcy.  Wow that’s awesome.  

Yours truly at B2B last year

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Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap

Stuart Schuffman, aka Broke-Ass Stuart, is a travel writer, poet, TV host, activist, and general shit-stirrer. His website BrokeAssStuart.com is one of the most influential arts & culture sites in the San Francisco Bay Area and his freelance writing has been featured in Lonely Planet, Conde Nast Traveler, The Bold Italic, Geek.com and too many other outlets to remember. His weekly column, Broke-Ass City, appears every other Thursday in the San Francisco Examiner. Stuart’s writing has been translated into four languages. In 2011 Stuart created and hosted the travel show Young, Broke, and Beautiful on IFC and in 2015 he ran for Mayor of San Francisco and got nearly 20k votes.

He's been called "an Underground legend": SF Chronicle , "an SF cult hero": SF Bay Guardian, and "the chief of cheap": Time Out New York.

3 Comments

  1. February 12, 2009 at 11:16 am

    B2B without booze, floats and old naked balls is useless.

    Let’s hope this gets reversed!

  2. […] all those who’ve been keeping up on the whole ruining of Bay to Breakers ordeal, I’ve got some interesting news.  The Citizens for the Preservation of Bay to […]

  3. […] So yeah, I’m running around the city dressed in my finest Yacht Rock gear and partying.  I’m probably having the most fun ever.  Bay to Breakers is my favorite day of the year.  And to think they almost ruined it. […]