27 Dec 2009

Mad That Your Parents Lied About Santa Claus?

What do you think of when you see an image of Santa Claus? Do warm memories of cookies, presents, and waiting up to try and hear the prancing and pawing of little reindeer hooves come to mind? Or, do you become a Holiday Hulk, powered by the rage of someone

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 0
25 Dec 2009

Chinese Food, Movies and Booze for a Really Good Cause

While Stuart pointed everybody to the alternative-to-Christmas activities going on in San Francisco last night, New Yorkers have their own alternative to Christmas happening today. The long held tradition of non-Christmas celebrators ordering Chinese food and going to the movies is a great one, and the venerable 92nd Street YTribeca

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18 Jan 2021

The 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 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
24 Dec 2009

$1 Margarita Hour at the Lex Christmas Day

Okaaaay.  So, technically this happens every Friday (!), but it seems like a lovely stocking stuffer to share with our dear readers who are already on the late shift of their Noel pub crawls or for those who are desperately fleeing their respective gatherings and need a drip set up

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0
23 Dec 2009

What’s a Jew to Do on Christmas Day? Go Where the Wild Things Are!

I don’t like Christmas.  There, I said it.  To some, that may be the disdainful equivalent of hating puppies or ice cream, but the thing is, I wasn’t one of those Jewish kids raised to simply refrain from the celebration, I was raised to be suspicious of it.  While some

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 2
20 Dec 2009

A Jewish Christmas: FREE Chinese Food and Movies

Being Jewish means celebrating Christmas by not celebrating it.  Almost all Jews I know have some kind of tradition that stems from being left out during Happy Birthday Baby Jesus Day.  For example in my family we go to the amazingly delicious Phuong Trang on Convoy in San Diego and

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 1
13 Dec 2009

More Festivus Fun: Holiday Markets and Light-Up Brooklyn

As much as I love Christmas sometimes I find it hard to get into the spirit of things. The idea of holiday shopping can be soul crushing, Rockefeller center is like a cage match between tourists and my sense of personal space, and the only tree that will fit inside

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
04 Dec 2009

How to Make a Sacrilicious XXX-Mas Gift

In this troubled economy, thinking about buying holiday gifts as a broke-ass can sound like a nightmare. It’s bad enough you’re eating cold three-day-old spaghetti for dinner, now you’re expected to buy a ton of presents for your friends who you secretly hate. That’s why this year I’ve decided to

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