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03 Dec 2019

It’s Giving Tuesday. Tell Capitalism to Fuck Off.

we are told that it was the best Cyber Monday ever, a $9.4 billion juggernaut that was up 19 percent over last year’s figure, with Americans spending $11 million every minute at its peak. Indulge me as I parrot the most obnoxious phrase in online contrarianism, then italicize it: Am I the only one who thinks that this is really, really weird?

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02 Dec 2019

I Wanna Mail You a Cheeky Hanukkah Card!

Remember back in July when I sent out the incredibly ridiculous postcard below? Then remember in May when I sent out the one further down in this post? Yeah, that was pretty awesome. It’s all part of my Postcards in the Mail program. Everyone who is a member of my

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25 Nov 2019

Customs Officials Confiscating All Trump Piñatas So Trump Can “Keep Them For Himself”

If you’ve noticed a lack of Donald Trump piñatas on Mission Street lately, there’s a reason for it: the Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has directed all his agents to confiscate them at the border. In an interview with BAS, Acting Commissioner Mark A. Morgan said, “The order

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22 Nov 2019

Finding Mental Health Care Drives New Yorkers Insane

by Hannah Harkness A year after moving to NYC, I tweeted out “I have an NYC therapist and a Philly therapist because only a Philly therapist understands what 30 years of living in Philadelphia does to your mind.” Like a lot of jokes on my Twitter feed, this was less

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21 Nov 2019

Several Things to Be Grateful for This Thanksgiving Season

By Kate Harveston For many of us, the biggest physical challenge during the holiday season is shambling off to the couch to rest our too-full stomachs and fork hands. Sleeping off the turkey and preparing for the dessert course is hard work! However, many people must live with much more

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18 Nov 2019

Are New Smart Devices Really Better Than Old Dumb Ones?

As our country’s permanent festival of capitalism and conspicuous consumption marches forward, prepare for some holiday-infused reminders of what you, your family, and friends must absolutely buy to stay happy. And this year, what you absolutely need to buy is the Internet, but on devices.

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15 Nov 2019

Things to Do in NYC When You’re Broke and It’s F***ing Cold

by Hannah Harkness It’s that time of year again in NYC! The sunlight is dwindling, stores are starting their annual holiday display pissing contest, and freezing air is coming through wind tunnels between skyscrapers punishing us for ever believing fall would last more than 2 weeks! If you’re broke, this

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14 Nov 2019

All the Incredible things BAS Has Accomplished This Year

Over the past year on BrokeAssStuart.com we’ve accomplished the following: – Publish 700+ articles on the website – Get the word out about 150+ non-profits, charities, and fundraisers – Pay dozens of writers and artists to create amazing things – Promote 2000+ local events. – Give out thousands of tribute

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