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19 Jan 2020

The Real-Life Diamond Industry is a Corrupt Sham Too

by Kate Brunotts Everyone seems to be talking about the Safdie brothers’ latest film “Uncut Gems” and how it was overwhelmingly snubbed in the 2020 Oscar nominations. The film, notably starring Adam Sandler in a non-comedic role, follows the chaotic life of a fictional player in 2012’s New York Diamond

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13 Jan 2020

How to Deal With Your A**hole Landlord

by Limus Woods How many of you all just want to punch your landlord in the face? Well, believe me, you are not alone. This isn’t just because so many landlords out there are corrupt, but simply because of the amount of people who rent their residences. According to Pew

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09 Jan 2020

A Fat Guy’s Guide to Scam-y New Year’s Weight Loss Tricks

by Jonas Barnes It’s a new year and a new decade, readers. I’ve given you a full week to get settled, and now I’m here to set you straight. If you’re a gym goer, you’ve surely already noticed that this week is a short breathed, sweaty hellscape of newly resolution-driven

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08 Jan 2020

Why Even Your Young, Broke A** Should Have a Living Will

by Hannah Harkness Hi there! Is the impending war giving you an increased sense of mortality? Are you aware that there were more mass shootings than days last year? Are you watching all of the coverage of climate-change induced natural disasters? If you are, you shouldn’t need convincing to get

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07 Jan 2020

Absinthe Isn’t Special and You Aren’t Special for Drinking It

by Xan Holbrook I see you there. You’re twirling your Hercule Poirot ‘stache, adjusting your pince-nez specs and drinking espresso from a cup so small you hold it with tweezers. Sitting there, in your Fort Greene café, keeping an eye on the Penny-Farthing you rode here on. Watching the world

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06 Jan 2020

Did You Know the Library Lets You Stream 30,000+ Free Movies?

This is so damn cool. Kanopy is an on-demand video platform that allows users to experience a curated collection of more than 30,000 of the world’s best films. All you need is a library card! I wrote about Kanopy when it first launched in 2016 but my buddy Sayre reminded

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02 Jan 2020

Our 12 Most Read Stories of 2019

So long 2019, don’t let the door hit you on the ass on your way out!  Now, let’s all have a seat and scroll through the most read articles published on BrokeAssStuart.com over the past twelve months.  Unsurprisingly, they cover progressive views, culture, nightlife, and of course a sprinkling of

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