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20 May 2013

The Best Craigslist Missed Connection Ads from Bay to Breakers

There’s nothing better than seeing the slow, costumed, trudge home that people make the morning after an event like Halloween or Bay to Breakers. Seeing a dude in a slutty banana outfit doing the walk of shame is priceless; truly one of the best man made spectacles on earth. But

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
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07 May 2013

Gifteng: The Best New App For Broke Asses

Take Freecycle, Pinterest, and the “free stuff” category from Craigslist, put them together, and you have new mobile app Gifteng. Gifteng allows you to get rid of all that random shit you have but don’t want to throw out because well, some of it’s actually cool. It’s just not for

Patricia Scull - Patty the Pauper 0
11 Oct 2012

Broke-Ass Romantic Comedy Pitches

Listen up, I took a handful of Film classes in college, watch tons of foreign movies on my home projector, and could be seen as what some may call a “film snob” (actually that last part’s not true– unless citing my favorite flick as Home Alone 2: Lost in New

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
15 Jun 2012

The Effect of Loaning Broke-Ass Mom a Car

This Broke-Ass Mom got to taste the Kool-Aid this past week.  Friends of ours went on vacation and left their car under our supervision for two weeks.  There were no rules, no nothing, just “Here are the keys, and enjoy.”  At first the responsibility seemed daunting, but it didn’t take

Jennifer White - Mommy No Bucks 0
23 Dec 2011

Broke-Ass Mom Cheapskates Through the Holidays

I began this year’s shopping for my two-year-old by following my own advice:  buy only one or two great gifts for your toddler/baby because that’s all they need (if that considering the mounds of presents they’ve already received from their grandparents).  My husband and I decided what my two-year-old REALLY

Jennifer White - Mommy No Bucks 0
31 Mar 2011

Broke-Ass of the Week – Eric Kauschen of Baghdad By The Bay

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude.  Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not. Wanna be a Broke-Ass of the Week?  Holler at us here and we’ll send you the questionnaire. Eric Kauschen, self-proclaimed “perpetrator”

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 2
08 Mar 2011

Free Movies (and More) at Actual Café

I keep hearing about Oakland’s Actual Café. And although I have yet to visit this particular spot, I’m planning on it. And you should too. It actually (wah wah) sounds pretty rad. Here is why: 1. They’ve got this whole “we love bikes” thing going for them. Their website even

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