Katy B. - Economic Inexpert

22 Oct 2010

Real Life Scary Things: Meeting the Parents

So your parents are visiting, and there is a possibility your boyfriend will meet them. You super casually mentioned this to him, and, in order to gauge his receptiveness, again, verrrry casually (but like a hawk!), studied the reaction on his face for any signs of dread. Terror. NAUSEA. Most

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 0
17 Oct 2010

Naturally Broke-Ass Polish Food at Lomzynianka

I will never remember how to pronounce the name of this restaurant, apparently it’s something like Lahm-zee-nee-ahnka? I dunno. It’s easier just to refer to it as the Polish place. It is delicious and dirt cheap, the portions are enormous, it’s BYOB, and the decor includes a mounted deer head

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 0
05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

BAS Editorial Team 5
15 Oct 2010

Making Your Apartment Habitable For Visitors

Yayyy! Your friends are visiting!! Step one: where is the air mattress? Under a pile of junk in the corner. Good. You have things in order. Step two: stay calm. Obviously you are excited, because you have missed these people like crazy, but there is no need to act like

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 0
10 Oct 2010

Last Ever Casiotone for the Painfully Alone Show in NYC

Owen Ashworth, the man behind lo-fi solo project Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, announced earlier this year that his current tour would be his last. He’ll be playing two shows in NYC this week – one at the Mercury Lounge on Thursday and the Ridgewood Masonic Temple on Friday. So

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 0
03 Oct 2010

FREE Bus to DC for Daily Show’s “Restore Sanity” Rally

Jon Stewart recently announced he will be holding The Rally to Restore Sanity in Washington D.C. on Oct. 30. But what is he implying? That other, recent political rallies, which happened to fall on the anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, displayed a distinct “loss”

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 0
01 Oct 2010

5 Behaviors That Justify Being a Total Bitch

Yesterday for no particular reason I was getting angered by everything. And at first I really thought it was the rest of the world’s fault, like, why are people being such ASSHOLES today? But then on the train home I almost asked the guy sitting across from me to stop

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 0
26 Sep 2010

BYOB and Empanadas at Tabaré

Going on dates isn’t a thing hipsters really…. do…. since it often involves sobriety (gah), looking somewhat presentable, and acknowledging that an actual courtship is going on. But if you have found that special someone you think you can be sober around, Tabaré is one of the cutest date places

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 2
24 Sep 2010

Milestones You Have Failed to Reach But Shouldn’t Feel Bad About

Moms are great, and in general, my mom holds very progressive views on all subjects with the exception of one: the need for me to get married. Every time it comes up, which in my opinion should be never, she becomes this weird, Pat Buchanan-type conservative telling me that my

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 2