Anyone who currently works in, or has previously worked in, the hospitality industry would admit its strongest pull is the environment. There is a duality of childishness and maturity where we weave between food and drink knowledge, levels of service, and also cracking silly jokes or exchanging laughs and banter over things any office job would deem “inappropriate”.
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”.
I’m the managin’ editor here at Broke-Ass Stuart. When we’re not writing, editing, or publishing articles on art, culture, nightlife & progressive politics, Stuart and I are helping promote the good things in SF & NYC. If you’re a writer, artist, or performer who would like to get your work
Journalist, editor, student, single mom to a pack of wolves, foodie, music lover, resident smart ass, and champion of vulgarity and human kindness.
Joe Kukura is a two-bit marketing writer who excels at the homoerotic double-entendre. He is training to run a full marathon completely drunk and high, and his work has appeared in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal on days when their editors made particularly curious decisions.