books

10 Apr 2015

Your Startup Sucks: Love in the Time of Surveillance — is that a camera in my ring?

Here at Your Startup Sucks, we’ve been highlighting some of the most ridiculous shit out there on Product Hunt. Oh, there have been some classics, haven’t there? – Siri for Sex        – Date in a Box        – the app that reminds you to breathe This week we have three

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06 Nov 2014

‘Polly: Sex Culture Revolutionary’ memoir launches with a bang Sunday at CSC

The newly released book “Polly” is a true ‘memoir for the boudoir’, detailing the fast times, debauched morals and life story of Kinky Salon and the creative superstar behind San Francisco’s favorite and longest-lasting sex party. The book rolls out Sunday night at the Center for Sex and Culture event Sex

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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29 Oct 2014

WIN a Copy of The Guide for a Single Man or The Guide for a Single Woman

The Guide for a Single Man and The Guide for a Single Woman are the first of their kind. Not sequels, not prequels, but equals. These two comedic novels can be read in either order to learn both sides of the story of – Four thirtysomethings drinking and flirting their

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07 Oct 2014

Local Legend of the Week: Author Michelle Tea

We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. That’s why we’re doing a series called Local Legend of the Week. This is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks who populate

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12 Sep 2014

The City That Was: The Literary Obsession That Ate My Life

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. In the days before social media and online entertainment, people had a

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18 Aug 2014

Win $100 Gift Card for American-Made Goods @ Oakland Supply Co.

  Oakland Supply Co. is a new retail concept shop from Oaklandish, and is now open in the historic waterfront Jack London Square district. This showroom features quality American-made goods as well as the finest local wares from Oakland, CA. Product selection includes fine leather items such as wallets, bags,

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05 Aug 2014

WIN A FREE COPY: Mike Force’s ‘Don’t Shoot Important People’

Win a copy of Mike Force’s, friend of BAS, latest collection of comics, Don’t Shoot Important People – a chronicled collection of his work from 2004-2014. His description of the comic tells us that the book explores “the potential conspiracy behind Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination Mike Force travels to Memphis

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27 Jun 2013

Broke-Ass Reads: “Infinite Jest”

What I don’t end up spending on rent each month (read: approximately $5) quickly goes to coffee and books. And while I’m a big advocate of free reading, there’s nothing like putting a new book on your shelf. But more books on the shelves don’t pay the bills, and unfortunately

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