1980s

21 Apr 2016

The Secret, Saucy History Of The Original Hamburger Mary’s

This weekend is the 15-year anniversary of the closing of Hamburger Mary’s, the trailblazing gay burger joint since that had been a SoMa icon since 1972. So we tracked down one of the last original Hamburger Mary’s owners to find some fascinating artifacts and get the Grade-A, all-beef history of

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20 Jun 2013

Broke-Ass Octophiles: Cheap and in Love with the ’80s

What exactly is the correlation between being broke and being obsessed with/nostalgic for/stuck in the ’80s? I know it’s not just me. Go to any hipster neighborhood (Williamsburg, etc.), try to picture everyone without their iPhones, and voila, you could very well be in 1984. Is it because hipsters are

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07 Oct 2021

BAS is Looking for a Couple New Writer/Editors

Since 2007 BrokeAssStuart.com has been dedicated to bringing you the most important news, arts, culture, nightlife, and progressive activism in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Our goal is to amplify voices that may not always get heard and stick up for working people when no one else will…and

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13 Mar 2012

See Keith Haring’s Famous Bathroom Mural– FREE at The Center

Look around you– art is everywhere.  It’s mounted gloriously on the white walls of the museum, in gorgeous sculpture gardens, and displayed on the refrigerators of doting parents.  And sometimes, great art is found in the crapper.  At least if you’re the legendary artist Keith Haring, who painted an awe-inducing,

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12 Mar 2012

Saved By the Bell: 40 Hours of Your Life You’ll Never Get Back

 Hey, did anyone really care about the guy that ran The Max?   If you are 35 and under, Saved By the Bell has played some part in your life. For better or worse. I mean, think about it. Did you ever think the show was good? No, it’s ridiculous.

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31 Jan 2012

FREE Screening of “On the Street,” Tomorrow at the New York Public Library

Seriously, how cool is this– during 1980 to 1990, photographer Amy Arbus took pictures of local New York City color for the “On the Street” section of the  Village Voice.  Years later, as she was preparing to publish a book of her work, she wondered what happened to many of her

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