7-Eleven

15 Jun 2012

Broke-Ass(es) of the Week, Pride Edition: Jesse Hewit and Evan Roberts at Frameline 36

In addition to featuring the lovely Rean Taylor as our Broke-Ass of the Week we have a double-bill of some other broke-asses just in time for Frameline 36.

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0
24 Apr 2012

Internships: The Uphill Battle To Get Paid

It’s no secret that sometimes, in order to beef up your resume for that dream job (especially in the creative fields), an internship can be a helpful stepping stone. If you’re lucky, you’ll find a paying internship, but if you’re like the rest of us, the most you can hope

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 2
05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

BAS Editorial Team 5
11 Jul 2010

FREE Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven

My questions when I heard about FREE Slurpee Day were this: one is there a limit on the number of free Slurpees you can get?,  and two what are the flavors going to be? Not surprisingly, it’s only one Slurpee per customer. Also, it’s the tiniest, 7.11-ounce size. However they’re probably

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 0
16 Feb 2010

Rita’s Comes to NYC

When I say the words “water ice” outside the city limits of Philadelphia, people look at me like I’m some backwards hick who just crawled out of the Schuylkill River.  Better known as “wooder ice” to Philly residents, and Italian ice to the rest of the civilized world, this simple

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
22 Dec 2009

Rise of the Chain Stores

Whether you’ve accepted it or not, New York is becoming a city of chains. Sure the great music megastores have fallen, but in their place new contenders have sprung up  in the form of JCPenney and Nordstrom Rack. Tourists come to the city to see something new and exciting but

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 2