Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the Restless Revolutionary of Prose, Dies at 101
Lawrence Ferlinghetti — the poet, the publisher, the painter, the activist, the man who propelled the Beat Movement and brought City Lights to San Francisco — has died at the age of 101. According to his daughter, Julie Sasser, the lifelong provocateur lost his battle Monday with interstitial lung disease.
Help Keep City Lights Books Alive!
There are few things more holy to the soul of creative San Francisco than City Lights Books. It is part of our DNA, hell it’s part of the DNA of every countercultural movement that has existed in the United States. I love this bookstore so dearly that it would shatter
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
V. Vale: The Man Who Can Do Everything Tells All
By Lydia Sviatoslavsky V. Vale sat down to talk stupid degrees, being a Henry Rollins fan, cognitive constipation, City Lights, Blue Cheer, how every word needs to earn its keep, the underbelly of hippies, survival of punk, how beatniks helped shaped the crazy journey…and just about everything else you’ve ever
This is the Hippest Beatnik Walkin’ Tour
Seeing the city through the colorful and chaotic lenses of famous dreamers like Jack Kerouac, Neal Cassady, and Allen Ginsburg.
The Best of San Francisco Tourism on the Cheap
Screw the played out stuff, here is what you really want to do in San Francisco
Why April 23rd Is Going To Be The Best Day Ever
Most people I know either love or hate Valentine’s Day. I myself am on the fence. On one hand, celebrating it kind of equates to succumbing to our Overlords of Greeting Cards. On the other hand, it’s an excuse to hug all your friends and to potentially find someone to
Comedian, TV Star & Local Legend Greg Proops
A killer on Who’s Line is it Anyway, a voice actor on everything from The Nightmare before Christmas to Stripperella. His glasses, tailored suit, and pompadour have been all over your television set since the 1980’s. When he wasn’t doing Ugly Betty or Flight of the Concords, Greg was making people think and laugh liberally as
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 The door opens and Michelle is a warm combination of edgy and maternal. Full of life, stories, and tattoos. The lady who wrote