David Foster Wallace

14 Jan 2022

4 Overrated Authors and 4 You Should Read Instead

Recently it came to my attention that for a lot of people my age and younger, their literary knowledge basically begins and ends with Harry Potter. Now, there’s nothing wrong with being a fan of Harry Potter. I grew up with the books myself; the 5th, 6th, and 7th books

Sonny Curtin 6
18 Dec 2015

Beautiful Women in Bookstores: Kat

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 different

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 1
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,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
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

Melissa Kravitz - Discount Diva 0
07 Feb 2011

Big Books to Impress Strangers in Public

After it was announced recently that Kindle books are outselling hardback books on Amazon, I knew it was only a matter of time before kids would start asking, what are those weird “liebarys” things and when are robots going to start doing my homework? Yes, we live in a digital

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
13 Sep 2009

Brooklyn Flea Superstar DJ Record Fair and Book Festival

The Brooklyn Flea has become a mecca for vintage lovers, collectors, and foodies alike. It’s moved around quite a bit, and it’s customers come from all over the city to scour for high end and low end wares. If you’ve never been to the Brooklyn Flea, man are you missing

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0