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Broke-Ass of the Week – DJ Sake One

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I’ve seen DJ Sake One‘s name gracing the flyers and posters all over The City ever since I moved to San Francisco 10 years ago. He’s one of The City’s most popular DJ’s and he’s actually really good at DJing which is rarer than you’d think. When I asked him what he’d like me to include in this intro he said:

“DJ Sake One is one of the West Coast’s best and most respected DJs. Catch him every thursday at ULTRAWAVE at Somar Bar in Oakland. Instagram: @sake1derful

By far my favorite answer of his is to the question “Best deal you’ve ever gotten”. Enjoy! 

Name: Stefan Djabril Goldstone pka Sake One

Age: 38

Occupation: Disc Jockey

What neighborhood do you live in?: Mission District SF (born and raised in Western Addition)

Best money saving tip: Stay tha fuck off Ebay

What do you refuse to spend money on?: Alcohol

Most expensive thing you’ve ever bought: Probably my car

How’d that feel?: Empty

Favorite cheap eat: Trader Joe’s frozen garlic naan

Favorite dive bar: El Rio

Best deal you’ve ever gotten: I got free pussy a few times. Like three.

Favorite free thing to do: Master debating. I like to argue a lot.

If you woke up a millionaire, what’s the first thing you’d buy?: A building where everyone in SF without a house could live. Or most of them i guess.

Despite not having money, do you still love your life?: Yeah I complain a lot but I love my life.

Do you own my book?: I have it on 8 Track does that count? I like audio books.

Best hangover cure: Bananas, potassium is the key!!

Are you a hipster?: Most assuredly not.

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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.