25 Mar 2010

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Watching Parks & Recreation

Whenever I’d read any AV Club recaps on the few TV shows I watch, I’d always see that little Parks & Recreation icon with Amy Poehler in the corner and feel guilty.  I’d heard it was a good show, and it stars some of my favorite comedians, but, somehow, I

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 4
23 Mar 2010

Broke-Ass Financial Coaching: US Air Travel

Clearly I prefer Southwest Airlines, because of the cities I travel to as well as the fact that I have to check a bag. Also, the magic of this is all Southwest not me. I just travel a lot and am super flexible. You may not have a Southwest hub near you or you do not need to check a bag. You may have really specific dates that you need to travel on. There is a lot of information online about finding great deals, so don’t be bashful, look around! Since you asked me though, I’ll reiterate some of the conventional wisdom with a little sizzle twist.

Betsy Crouch - Coach $izzle 1
22 Mar 2010

Best Kinda Public-ish Bathrooms

What’s awesome about New York is that if you’re cold, hungry, thirsty or tired there are never a shortage of places to go into to remedy these issues. Bodegas, delis, bookstores, coffee places, bars.  But what about the bathroom?   We all know that walking into a Starbucks bathroom in

BAS Writers 0
22 Mar 2010

What Kind of An Asshole Are YOU?

As with whoever wrote about 90 Types of Bitches, likewise, I say there are a comparable amount of types of assholes.  I, however, am just going to share a a few with you here and now. Now YOU can determine what kind of an asshole you are or know in

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 8
21 Mar 2010

Focaccia Class at Brooklyn Kitchen Labs

Have you ever gotten someone a birthday present that you soon realize they will hate?  That happened to me recently for my hubby’s birthday.  I was trying to be creative and so I got him’a cooking class.  Apparently, I had been trying to get him to go to a cooking

Christine Witmer - Sparing Stringer 0
21 Mar 2010

Awesome Ways to Kill Time at Work

NOTE: While the whole de-motivational poster thing has gotten a little lame, in honor of their more sincere/less funny ancestors, I will share some of my favorites with you here. Also, it should be known that I don’t like Dilbert comics. Working in an office sucks. Of course there are

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 2
20 Mar 2010

Eat Once Stay Full For 6 Months

What I am about to suggest may seem wrong for a website for and about broke people.  I think the restaurant I am writing about is considered ‘˜upscale’ and maybe even ‘˜expensive’.  But here is the twist.  If you eat here once, you will never have to eat again.  That

Christine Witmer - Sparing Stringer 1
17 Mar 2010

DIY: The $15 Monitor Fix

Oh, my poor suffering laptop. In the five years I’ve owned it I’ve drown it in Oolong, infected it with viruses, used it, abused it and neglected it like a guy who followed me home from a bar. However, unlike that guy, I still need to use my laptop. When

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 0