Charles Bukowski

06 Jun 2017

So Your Hero is a Monster: Dealing with Disillusionment

Heroes are humans, and when they are ruined, when their actions come to light, you didn’t ruin them by telling people. They ruined themselves.

Hannah Harkness 0
26 Jan 2017

Who Is Hank Moody?

“I probably won’t go down in history, but I will go down on your sister.” —Hank Moody   Ten years ago, Showtime gave us Californication, the story of Hank Moody: an over-sexed, booze-addled writer fighting to get his family back. Hank (played by David Duchovny) is comic, tragic, absurd yet

Cut-Rate Curmudgeon 0
20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
15 Jan 2016

Vesuvio: Attracting Weird Motherfuckers Since 1948

North Beach has a certain magic to it. The neon lights and the strip show barkers blend with the San Francisco night and the smell of garlic, creating something old school and current, ancient and timely.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 3
15 Sep 2015

Beautiful Women in Bookstores: Ashley

Beautiful Women in Bookstores is exactly what it sounds like. It’s a celebration of reading, intelligence, independent bookstores, and of course, beautiful women. In a time when bookstores seem to be disappearing this is our effort to show how sexy books and reading really are. Each installment will have a

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
11 Feb 2015

The City That Was: An Evening With Charles Bukowski in My Living Room

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. It’s apparently some kind of special beer week in San Francisco, and

P Segal - Bohemian Archivist 0