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18 Jul 2012

Improdrome – FREE Improv at the PIT Wednesday Nights

Theater kids. They’re weird. Every time you hang out with theater kids, it’s all inside jokes about stage-fight workshops and terrible British accents. Once, as a child I was roped into an acting class. We spent an hour “learning” how to fall down. I never returned. Thus, it was with

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18 Jul 2012

Broke-Ass Style: The Secret to Happiness is in Your Pants

These are my resort-themed Mom capris: They’re covered in colorful hibiscus-print, and have the names of exotic locales like “Martinique” and “St. Lucia” stamped all over them, in a font that can only can be described as “Tiki-esque.”  They’re high-waisted and saggy-legged and cut at the most unflattering part of

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18 Jul 2012

The Transformative Spiritual Power of Graceland, LLC.

There are many landmarks on Earth that make contemplate the universe’s vastness, the devastating randomness of genius, the haunting knowledge that we, as humans, are destined to pass through this world while other monuments lie immortal and unexplained. Peru’s mysterious Las Lineas de  Nazca, the windy cliffs of Ireland’s Aran

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12 Jul 2012

Cheap-ish Puerto Rican: Sol Food @ SF Food Lab

  With my hometown dining companions trailing behind me as I scurried through the Market St. mass traffic of vagabonds and ill-forgotten street pharmacists, it’s impossible not to spot the lone foreign flag hanging outside the door. As a self-proclaimed unpatriotic citizen, the flag represents more than nationalism. The flag

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11 Jul 2012

McCarren Park SummerScreen Returns Tonight With Cruel Intentions! FREE Movies for All!

Grab your jorts. Grab your girlfriend. Grab your boyfriend. Grab your lawn chair. SummerScreen is back. That’s right. After an exceptional 2011 season, SummerScreen is returning this week with a showing tonight of Cruel Intentions featuring Sarah Michelle Gellar and that other dude who was in all those teen movies

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06 Jul 2012

Good Meals For Starving People: Chili

Beans! Today is all about ’em. I know last week I wrote about sex and I am probably wrecking boners everywhere, but please hear me out. I’m going through this really weird time right now. I’m starting new projects and none of them pay for a couple more weeks. So I’m in-between

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04 Jul 2012

Broke-Ass Style: Become a Cult Leader

Recently, I plopped down onto my couch to watch the Martin Scorcese documentary about vintage babe George Harrison, titled George Harrison: Living in the Material World.  I noticed two things, the first of which being that my dad looks scarily like Eric Clapton:              

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27 Jun 2012

FREE Experimental Art and Music Festival in BUSHWICK

When you picture your ideal Saturday afternoon, do you dream of a kaleidoscopic music, art, poetry, and philosophy festival? If so, you’re in luck. If not, start dreaming, ‘cause this festival is going be the bees. It’s called Eleven Hands Clapping. And it’s happening at Vaudeville Park (Bushwick – totally

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