Alex Mak - Managing Editor

08 Sep 2014

I Set Up My OKCupid Profile, as a Dog: The Responses Were Pretty Hilarious.

Last February I started an OKCupid profile as a chocolate labrador named ‘Waffles’. The profile was received with mixed reviews. Some said I was an innovator, some said I was a fraud, some wanted to scratch behind my ears, but OKCupid said “One or more of your photos was flagged

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18 Aug 2014

Local Legend of the Week: Burning Man Founder & Billboard Liberator – John Law

We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. That’s why we’re doing a series called Local Legend of the Week. This is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks who populate these towns and give them the character that people from around the world have come to love.

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11 Aug 2014

Local Legend of the Week: Burning Man Founder & Host to The SF Cacophony Society, P Segal

We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. That’s why we’ve begun doing a new series called Local Legend of the Week. This is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks

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30 Jul 2014

Why Art Incubators, Not Tech Incubators, Might be Just the Thing San Francisco Needs

The bay area has managed to invest zillions in tech incubators and engineering talent, but what about investing in the artistic talent that makes our city unique, creative, and interesting?  Once upon a time this city nourished the likes of Mark Twain, Jack Kerouac, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Jack London & the Dead Kennedys.  But

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29 Jul 2014

Local Legend Of The Week: Poet and Criminal Janey Smith

We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. That’s why we’ve begun doing a new series called Local Legend of the Week. This is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks who populate these towns and give them the character that people from around the world have come to love.

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24 Jul 2014

Local Legend Of The Week: Matt Gonzalez Chief Attorney of the SF Public Defenders Office

We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. That’s why we’ve begun doing a new series called Local Legend of the Week. This is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks who populate

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14 Jul 2014

Local Legend Of The Week: Creator Of The Original Cosmopolitan Cocktail, Neal Murray

We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. That’s why we’ve begun doing a new series called Local Legend of the Week.

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09 Jul 2014

Let’s Play a Game Called: New SF Housing Development OR Giant Air-Conditioner

In Alex Mak’s Architecture Series Part 2 (see part 1 here), we explore the popular new guessing game called “Housing Development OR Giant Air-Conditioner?” This is where San Franciscans walk around the city and try to decide if the new structures going up are actual condominiums or simply large industrial air conditioners.

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