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Broke-Ass Band (Video) Interview – Emily Jane White

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I’ve known Emily Jane White for quite some time now.  We went to college together and both graduated from UCSC’s American Studies program.  As you can tell we’re both using our degrees very wisely.

One day, back when I was living in Brooklyn, I was sitting on the toilet and I saw a write up about Emily in Rolling Stone.  I was like “Holy shit! I know her!” and then I went and checked out her music.  It was damn good.  It’s dark and pretty and kind of cinematic in a way.

Now Emily is touring behind her brand new album Victorian America.  A couple days before her release party in San Francisco,  I was able to lure her to my house with the promise of Vitamin Water (I some how won 6 months worth from SF Weekly).  Check out the interview below, then go see her on her current west coast tour:

*I apologize for the shakiness.  Also thanks to again to Susan Lee for the flip camera!

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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.