Self Care

12 Jan 2022

Why there is Value in Being a F***-Up

It doesn’t take long to develop. The stench of the fuck-up, I mean.  For some, it’s a near-immediate branding. You leave the womb a loud, tempestuous thing. Or else you’re quiet, brooding, sulking, strange. You laugh at inopportune times. You fail to learn the secret handshake practiced by polite society. 

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 2
11 Jan 2022

I Fell In Love With A Coke Dealer

TRIGGER WARNING: I was visiting my friend Zach one day. The house was empty, whoever had been living there had moved out and Zach was squatting in one of the bedrooms while he repaired some things around the house. I was walking through the house when the door suddenly swung

Valeria Castaneda 0
10 Jan 2022

Here’s How To Snag This Adorable Pigeon Tote Bag

Over the years, I’ve been a proud patron of the New Yorker…….’s tote bags, which have played an integral part of my outfits, travel overpacking, and grocery hauls.  In March 2018, I snagged my first bag, with the classic design of the publication’s logo:       Then, I snagged

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07 Jan 2022

Living in the South During a Pandemic Means Putting Up with “Spreadnecks”

This is part of our Blue Woman in a Red State column Here we are again, another wave of the Covid-19 variant that sounds more and more like a Transformer. Latest, is the Omicron Variant. This pandemic is starting to look like an era. Let’s face it, it is being prolonged

M Keith 1
28 Dec 2021

Fentanyl Laced Party Drugs are Killing People in the Bay Area

Seeing as New Year’s Eve is nearly here, and people will be partying their faces off on the last night of the year, I figured it was really important to get this public service announcement out there: TEST YOUR DRUGS AND CARRY NARCAN! Honestly, I have no problem with recreational

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 7
28 Dec 2021

What I Learned After Eating Ten Grams Of Magic Mushrooms

TRIGGER WARNING My friend Jasmine and I get into my car and she starts driving towards Oakland. I’m nervous about eating ten grams of mushrooms, I’ve only ever dosed myself with as much as five before so I’m anxious about going into uncharted territory. I’m thinking about how insane what

Valeria Castaneda 2
28 Dec 2021

CDC Shortens Recommended COVID-19 Isolation Duration, California Responds

The Center for Disease Control recently announced that they’re adjusting their COVID-19 isolation guidelines for people who have tested positive for the virus; shortening it from 10 days to only 5 days, as long as they’re asymptomatic.  You’re probably wondering, what does that mean for the State of California? Well,

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 0
28 Dec 2021

Why Being Alone During The Holidays Is Actually Awesome!

The Holiday Season is intended to be a joyous occasion. The idea is that you’re supposed to be merry, but for many of us, the holidays are a time of emotional, existential and financial dread, but it doesn’t have to be that way.  The first step is understanding that Christmas

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 0