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12 Oct 2018

Your Spirituality is Bullsh*t

This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column for the San Francisco Examiner. A couple minor changes have been made. A few years ago I was invited to a dinner party in San Francisco by a guy I’d known growing up in San Diego. I hadn’t seen him in years,

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10 Oct 2018

Important Midterm Campaigns Where Your Small Donations Can Help

As you know by now, the Midterm Elections are nearly upon us and we are quite literally battling the forces of evil to save our country and the world. That is not hyperbole. To be victorious the Democrats are going to have to take a number of congressional seats from

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24 Sep 2018

National Walkout in Support of Dr. Blasey Ford & Deborah Ramirez

This is from the FB invite which is right here: Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez have bravely come forward and shared their stories about sexual misconduct and assault at the hands of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Even though Dr. Blasey Ford has repeatedly stated her desire to

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19 Sep 2018

Not Getting Great Restaurant Service? It Might be Your Fault.

Guest Post by Lauren Volper I started my service career at sixteen years old. Seventeen years later, and I have since managed to spill coca-cola on Sigourney Weaver at a diner in Poughkeepsie, New York, serve wine to E-40 at a bar in the Oakland airport, and shake a martini

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17 Sep 2018

Stop Looking for Reasons to be Offended

This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column for the San Francisco Examiner. I’ve been doing this whole Broke-Ass Stuart thing for 13-and-a-half years. If my brand were a Jewish boy, his bar mitzvah would’ve been last summer. And I’m sure he would’ve done marvelously at his Torah portion. Thirteen

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27 Aug 2018

Maybe We Need to Rebrand Socialism

This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column for the San Francisco Examiner. I’m a Democratic socialist. I know some of you just sneered reading that sentence, which is totally justifiable because I’m sure you’re a billionaire and Democratic socialists want to raise your taxes. Oh, you’re not? Well, surely,

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20 Aug 2018

Your Cellphone Addiction is Making You Rude

This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column for the San Francisco Examiner As decades pass, etiquette evolves. Many things that were once thought of as rude or improper are eventually considered casual. Similarly, things that were once considered polite, can become old-fashioned or stuffy. There was a time when

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