Who the Fuck is Broke-Ass Stuart?

Travel Writer. TV Host. Poet. Motherfucking Hustler.

I’ve done some pretty fun stuff. I’ve written three books about living cheaply. One for SF, one for NYC, and one for pretty much everywhere. I created and hosted my own travel TV show on IFC called Young, Broke & Beautiful, and I’ve done freelance writing for publications like Lonely Planet, Conde Nast Traveler, US Airways Magazine, 7×7, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, The Bold Italic and more. I imagine I’ve had worse lifetimes.

I also host & MC events, do public speaking, and consult on brand building and social media. With everything I’ve ever done, my message is the same: what makes life interesting is not the things that you own, but the shit that you do.

Interested in booking me? Click below, I even do weddings and bar mitzvahs.

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An Underground Legend

– The San Francisco Chronicle

An SF Cult Hero

– The San Francisco Bay Guardian

The Chief of Cheap

– Time Out New York

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