Self Care

16 Feb 2024

The Power of Community vs Crime in Oakland

It was 7 years ago that I wrote my first article for Broke-Ass Stuart around my transition from SF to Oakland. And I thought at first I’d write a long list of the differences I’ve noticed between the two iconic Bay Area cities. The primary distinction between residing in Oakland

Katy Atchison 0
15 Feb 2024

So you think you know how to recycle in SF? Take the Quiz!

So you think you know how to recycle, compost, or trash in SF?

Guest Writer 0
15 Feb 2024

Lee Mingwei: Rituals of Care at de Young

The artist questions how his work might encourage social connection and positive transformation. A seemingly tall order in a time when headlines aim to wound and a trail of loss dogs our footsteps.

Vita Hewitt 0
31 Jan 2024

How to Get the Most Vacation Days with Your PTO

Did you know that the United States is the second worst country in the world for paid vacation days? Yes really. the average American gets only 10 paid vacation days a year. The only country worse than us is Micronesia…which I too just had to google. Believe it or not,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
23 Jan 2024

Monkeybrains: The Bay Area’s Anti-Corporate, Anti-Monopoly Internet Service

They have been a local, independent internet service provider since 1998 and have developed a rabid following because, quite simply, they rock. And I’m not just saying this because they’re giving me money to do so, I’ve been a very satisfied, paying customer of theirs for over seven years now.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
11 Jan 2024

SF Residents Living with HIV: PRC Can Help!

If you or someone you know is a San Francisco Resident living with HIV who is having difficulty accessing healthcare in the city, please know that help is available. PRC’s team of local, trained professionals are standing by to assist with your healthcare enrollment, coverage, and access issues.

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
13 Dec 2023

The Best 🎁 You Can Give Me for My Bday

It’s crazy to think that, at this point, I’ve been doing Broke-Ass Stuart for almost half my life. In that time it’s been A LOT of things: a couple zines, 3 books, a travel TV show on IFC, and oodles of fun projects and web series. And of course, there’s always

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07 Dec 2023

Frank Somerville is ‘Cool’ Again & He’s Letting the World Know

Today, Frank is flexing on Facebook, saying that he’s “6 months clean and sober.”  You can read his post below, and admire his guns.  As he says in his post, “Pretty cool that I can rock a compression muscle shirt at 65 years old and not embarrass my two daughters.”

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0