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18 Jan 2022

How To Get The Government To Give You Free Covid Tests

Are you feeling shitty? Do you think COVID-19 is behind that shitty feeling, but need proof? Is the inflated price of COVID-19 testing kits bringing you down? Well Uncle Sam, yes, that vaguely racist looking geriatric who is very into flags is actually doing something helpful!  Every home in the

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18 Jan 2022

What Recovering From Anorexia Is Like

TRIGGER WARNING This is the third time that I’m in residential treatment for my eating disorder and it seems more difficult than the other times. Okay, maybe that’s not true. The first time was the worst. Learning how to eat again and becoming an intuitive eater was difficult when I

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18 Jan 2022

How “Town Fridge” Is Helping Feed Oakland’s Unhoused Population

Housing and food insecurity is nothing new to the Bay Area. From the most densely populated urban corridors to idyllic suburban streets and far flung exurban outskirts, access to nutrients and shelter is increasingly harder to come by for our region’s ever growing homeless population.  Desperate times call for innovative

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18 Jan 2022

Why Phnom Penh Is Oakland’s Best Restaurant

Oakland is a town filled with opinions. Is Oakland the best, coolest, hippest place on the West Coast? Or is it a dystopian slum with sky high crime and little opportunity? It depends on who you’re talking to. According to the sign telling me to “love life” Oakland has around

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18 Jan 2022

The 17 Jokes Your Server is Tired of Hearing

When some people go out to a restaurant, they suddenly think they’re a comedian auditioning for their own special on Netflix. They’ll reach into their dusty bag of Dad jokes and serve them up one after another. They think they’re channeling Kathy Griffin or Dave Chappelle when really they’re giving

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17 Jan 2022

Angry Reviews Of “No Smell” Candles Go Up With Omicron Surge

To forecast future surges in Covid, it seems like all we have to do is check out online reviews for Yankee Candles, or other brands of scented wicks. In 2020, Terri Nelson, a painter and artist, first pointed out in a tongue-and-cheek Tweet that there were angry customers reporting their

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17 Jan 2022

What’s A Bodega To A Corner Store?

Regionality, mostly. The name is seemingly so universal yet specific to New York, and grappling with this contradiction are people on Twitter who bemoan that bodegas and corner stores are the same thing. Went to New York and now I can’t stop saying bodega pic.twitter.com/EzpV7O2B6e — Colin Blanc (@icewintrs) January

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