I live in New York City and stuff is expensive. Moving here and starting with a stream of minimum wage jobs has forced me to learn how to cut costs and stick to it. Luckily, my income has since increased, but I haven’t felt the need to expand my grocery budget.
by Dee Dee Thompson This morning, I made my first purchase at Adore Me, a subscription-based online retailer for sleepwear, lingerie, and activewear. After a few months of disappointment with the plus-size options at Savage x Fenty (Rihanna’s lingerie subscription site) I decided to try something new, and admittedly a
by Willem Frankfort I’ve been an activist for a long time, since my mother led me by the hand to Free Mandela rallies. I’m pretty sure that my first words were probably condemning Ronald Reagan. I marched repeatedly; against two wars, against the one percent with Occupy Wall Street at
Playing cards have been used to tell fortunes ever since they originated back in Europe in the 14th century. In a way, they were the first form of tarot cards. The practice of cartomancy is among the oldest forms of fortune-telling and is still used to this day.
by Kate Brunotts Living alone in a city is hard- it’s smelly, expensive, and exhausting to play “How Do I Avoid My Roommates” night after night. Finally, you’ve found the one. They’re cute, they take you out for free pizza, and most importantly, they have the potential to cut your
By Ryan Dennis I ring home once a week. The structure of these calls follows a predictable pattern: starting with family gossip, then whatever they did that week, then sports, then weather, then politics. My parents are Democrats in an upstate county that registers two-to-one Republican. Complaining about Trump on
by Amelia Palmer Relationships are hard, and sometimes it’s time to call it quits. Maybe your partner leaves their dirty clothes everywhere, or stopped showering weeks ago, or maybe they’re just an asshole! Whatever your reason for giving them the boot, don’t bother with an antiquated private breakup! Opt for
by Ryan Dennis Earlier this year Frank Cali, leader of the Gambino crime syndicate, was shot down outside his home in Staten Island. It marked the first mafia killing in New York City since 1985. As a nice poetic touch, the murder happened only a few minutes from where The