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02 Mar 2020

Invading Afghanistan Remains a Historically Bad Idea

by Xan Holbrook It’s approaching cliche among historians and history buffs to say that Afghanistan is unconquerable. However, its reputation as the toughest nut to crack in geo-politics – from the Parthian Empire until now – is not meritless. For most Americans, Afghanistan first permeated the national psyche during the

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07 Mar 2017

How Con-Men Rule America’s Middle Class

“Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.” – John Steinbeck When I was younger my family was too broke to take a vacation to Universal Studios. We had never been, and all really wanted to go. My

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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11 Sep 2016

Hunter S. Thompson’s Prediction of the Post 9/11 World was Chillingly Accurate

Hunter S. Thompson was a lot of things, amongst them: an explorer, a madman, an asshole, and a brilliant writer. But what he was best at was getting at the root of something in the sharpest and most poignant way possible. And that’s just what he did the day after

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22 May 2015

The City That Was: 9/11 Didnt Kill Caffe Proust, But PG&E Did

 In The City That Was, Bohemian Archivist P Segal tells a weekly story of what you all missed: the days when artists, writers, musicians, and unemployed visionaries were playing hard in the city’s streets and paying the rent working part time. Many months ago, I told you about Caffè Proust, the

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20 Feb 2012

Poetry And Music at Bird And Beckett

I don’t make it to Glen Park often, but for what is coming up at Bird & Beckett that may just change. Les Gottesman, poet, and Bill Crossman, poet and musician, will be reading poetry inspired by our world following the events of 9/11. I would expect both Les and

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15 Feb 2012

My First Time Inside The Empire State Building

New Yorkers don’t take the time to ever visit New York landmarks. I’m almost positive that this is a fact. I became aware of this after the attacks on 9/11. I was still 14 years-old at the time and so were most of my friends. We all sympathized in our

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29 Jul 2010

Terrorist Attacks and Doin’ It!

I generally buy books. I either buy them on Amazon or at The Strand or sometimes even full price at a place like McNally Jackson or St. Marks Books because I am all about supporting local outfits. All of that made me sort of forget about the fact that there

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