Shopping, Style and Beauty

10 Jan 2020

New Store Opens in Oakland Completely Lambasting Consumerism

A very popular new store opened in Oakland this week, but the goods stocked on the shelves are not quite what you’d expect. Val-U-Mart is a new interactive art installation at Pro Arts Gallery offering a playful exploration of money, values, and consumerism. Seventy-five Bay Area artists came together to make

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09 Jan 2020

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This awesomeness was made possible by the fine folks at GIG Car Share. Wanna support an article? Holler at Alex@BrokeAssStuart.com. This is without a doubt one of the best giveaways we’ve ever done. One lucky person will win $400 worth of driving credit with GIG Car Share, the the convenient,

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20 Dec 2019

7 Reasons to Take Your Beach Vacation in Winter

Every summer, people look forward to going on vacation. The hot weather makes it fun to get outside and splash around in a new place. River kayaking and swimming around waterfalls are fun, but going to the beach is one of the most popular ways to vacation. During the winter,

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16 Dec 2019

Local Maker Mart: The Temporary Artist & Maker Pop-Up in North Beach

As I’ve written about before, there’s a blight of empty storefronts all over San Francisco, particularly in North Beach. Luckily some plucky artists and makers have gotten together and opened Local Maker Mart to give people a place to shop for local art and goods. After three years of sitting

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13 Dec 2019

Awesome Last Minute Gifts For All You Lazy People

We all know you haven’t done any of your holiday shopping yet. Lucky Uncle Broke-Ass is here to help you out. I’ve compiled a list of cool, inexpensive gifts you can get for the people your obligated to get gifts for. As an added bonus, BAS gets a percentage of

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10 Dec 2019

Why is Makeup and Beauty YouTube Dominated by Men?

by Amaya Oswald Youtube sensation Shane Dawson is decorating his beauty room. A few months ago, Shane didn’t know the difference between a moisturizer and a primer, and today, as he shuffles through his eyeshadow palettes sitting on a bathroom countertop in his large Hollywood home he bought last year

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02 Dec 2019

I Wanna Send You a Cheeky Hanukkah Card!

Remember back in July when I sent out the incredibly ridiculous postcard below? Then remember in May when I sent out the one further down in this post? Yeah, that was pretty awesome. It’s all part of my Postcards in the Mail program. Everyone who is a member of my

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