Self Care

20 Feb 2019

MBK Rising: Obama, Curry and Legend Help Oakland Rise

There are some big names in Oakland right now. Barack Obama, Stephen Curry, John Legend, Ryan Coogler, Michael B. Jordan and Karamo Brown are just a sampling of the long list of successful black men participating in the three-day MBK Rising event spawned by an Obama Foundation initiative dubbed My

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05 Feb 2019

Ask a Tenant Attorney: How to Protect Yourselves from Rent Increases

Ask a Tenant Attorney is your chance to learn how to survive as a tenant in San Francisco. In each edition Tenant’s Rights Attorney Daniel Wayne addresses a different issue for residential tenants. In this edition we discuss two laws tenants NEED to know in order to avoid losing their rent control. For

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04 Jan 2019

Sucking at Self-Care: A San Francisco Saga

San Francisco’s self-care obsession is just another thing that makes its residents feel like they can’t catch their breath. As if rising rent costs, skyrocketing crime rates, political turmoil and the ongoing tragedy of the homeless crisis weren’t enough. Even though the goals of self-care are to relax and enjoy life, the path is now a rabid, stressful competition to get the most likes on Instagram.  

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21 Dec 2018

What It’s Like Spending Xmas Alone in NYC

Christmas is fast approaching and, thank god, because at this point images of Mariah Carey singing “Santa Baby” literally project onto the inside of my eyelids when I close them. As tough as hearing the same stale songs over and over is, it’s even tougher spending the holidays alone. Luckily,

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06 Sep 2018

Surviving ADHD as an Adult

By Rachel Fogletto So, you’ve been diagnosed with ADHD as an adult, and you’re probably thinking, “What do I even do with this information?” If you’re anything like me, you’ll write a painfully funny standup bit about it and pray your doctor doesn’t ever look you up on YouTube. If

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18 Jul 2018

Fighting Sexism In Comedy Isn’t As Easy As You Think

By Rachel Fogletto It was Sunday and I was booked to host at my local comedy club Wednesday. A story had recirculated about Jeremy Piven, an actor who was accused of sexual assault by 8 women. He was supposed to headline the same club, that Thursday through the weekend. As the story unfolded, there were discussions

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02 Jul 2018

Punk Rock Karaoke for Trans Inclusive Gym in Brooklyn

Going to the gym can be stressful for anyone but it can be especially difficult for those whose outside appearance may not represent who they really are (read Shakina’s experience with it right here). Trans people live with the knowledge that just using a public bathroom could result in awkward

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28 Jun 2018

New Law Causes Amazing Blowout Sales at S.F. Marijuana Dispensaries

It’s a ‘Cheap Weed Weekend,’ as fire sale prices are in effect at California dispensaries before new state cannabis regulations kick in July 1. Certain cannabis stock will no longer be legal for these dispensaries to sell, and the state says, “Cannabis goods that do not meet all statutory and

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