Arts and Culture

01 Aug 2009

Soul Imperial and Sailor Jerry Drinks at K&M

The boyzzz from Soul Imperial– DJ Ballantino and DJ Elegante– are back; this time at K&M.  Word on the street is that Ballantino has been particularly inspired by the smooth sounds of Steely Dan this week, as “The Dan” (as they’re known in inside circles) just played the Beacon.  Where

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01 Aug 2009

Love Across the Great Divide – “Pretty in Pink” in Dolores

Feeling nostalgic?   Well, Saturday night is your night for musings of unrequited love and that, which transcends worlds. That good old weepy from 1986, Pretty in Pink, is being shown in Dolores under the stars, or in buffeting fog for that matter.  No worry, the inclement weather will only make

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01 Aug 2009

Broke Country Club Party at the Putting Lot

Having lived in Bushwick, I’ve done my share of shit-talking on the neighborhood. But low and behold, as soon I as move, they go and get themselves a miniature golf course (of all things!). The Putting Lot is a 9-hole course designed by local artists and architects in what used

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31 Jul 2009

Haiku: Rent Control

So we at Broke Ass HQ, like many of you, often spend time shooting the shit and coming up with new ideas to make you laugh, cry, save money and live your life. The haiku, a Japanese form of poetry, is a beautiful and simplistic way to show your affection

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31 Jul 2009

Dolores Park Etiquette – Part 1 – General Guidelines

I’ve spent a lot of time away from San Francisco over the past few years and one of the things that I always miss the most is Dolores Park.  Seriously, there really aren’t many places like it in the world.  It’s beautiful, has a great view, the cops don’t fuck

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31 Jul 2009

Rooftop Films Presents: Best Worst Movie

You can basically divide this great nation into two parties, those that have seen the movie Troll 2 and those who have not. Sure, it may not be as polarizing as abortion, health care, blah blah blah, but this cult flick has garnered a following of epic proportions. Now we

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30 Jul 2009

FREE: Sex Toy Art Show at Toys in Babeland

There’s never a bad reason to pop into Toys in Babeland, New York City’s most beloved sex-positive, female friendly adult toy shop.  The place is bright and clean, with tons of wacky orgasm-machines, knowledgeable staff and once they even  gave a few free dildos to my friend Janine who was

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30 Jul 2009

A Broke-Ass Interview with Singer-Songwriter Ora Cogan

With the excellent Mission Creek Music Festival just over, I figured I’d post this interview I did with one of my favorite performers who played it.  I first came across Ora Cogan at Dead Herring, a loft/performance space right next to the Williamsburg Bridge in Brooklyn.  My good friend Nicki

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