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BA of the Week: Indie Screenwriter and Director Titus Peoples

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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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This time around our featured Broke-Ass is Indie screenwriter and director Titus Peoples. He’s working on his independent science fiction feature film entitled PRIME. Also, his answer to the “Are you a hipster?” question at the end is one of my favorite answers we’ve gotten. Read it all below:

Name: Titus Peoples, CEO of Ultimate Class Worldwide

Age: 26

Occupation: Indie screenplay writer and director.

Best money saving tip: Stay single as long as possible.

What do you refuse to spend money on?: Sex and gold diggers

Most expensive thing you’ve ever brought: A tuxedo for a charity event.

How’d you feel?: I felt famous! It feels good to look good.

Favorite cheap eats: Doug E’s Chicken and waffles (I miss this spot)

Favorite dive bar: Any place where the drinks are cheap.

Best deal you’ve gotten: The tuxedo it cost 600 and i got it for 475

Favorite free thing to do: Writing movie scripts and listen to Dipset

If you woke a millionaire what the first thing you’d buy?: My school, Digital Film Academy. I would do a joint partnership with my Dean Patrick. He’s very business minded and we’ll expand buying our own building.

Despite not having money, do you still love your life?: I have money but money doesnt buy happiness. I’m happy because I have friends and family that love me, so of course I love life!

Do you own my book?: I’ll buy it I like to read.

Best hangover cure: Bananas and orange juice believe it or not!

Are you a hipster?: On the surface absolutely..but I’m a gangster and a gentlemen at heart.

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I've been called "an Underground legend": SF Chronicle , "an SF cult hero": SF Bay Guardian, and "the chief of cheap": Time Out New York, but to those familiar with my work, I'm just "that douchebag who writes books about cheap stuff and drinks a lot".