DIY

22 Oct 2015

A Haunting in San Francisco

I like danger and anything I can’t have. But I am afraid of ghosts.  Historically, I’ve been able to evade the supernatural.  But sometimes, because of our circumstances, we can’t always avoid what we don’t want. I spent the weekend at a San Francisco hostel in lower Nob Hill.  My first

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10 Jun 2015

How To Get rid of Bedbugs on The Cheap

Bedbugs are what happens when horror movies come true.  It’s confirmation that, ‘yes, gross creatures who suck your blood at night do live in your walls.’ Despite the macabre, bedbugs are relatively simple to handle if you understand these key points: 1. Every one of those bastards has to die 2.

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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

5 Reasons Using a Typewriter Makes You a Better Writer

I’m what you might call a born-again luddite. There was a time when I believed that I owed my writing life to modern technology. I learned to type on Windows 95 with Mario Teaches Typing, I used right-clicking as my thesaurus, and I penned my first short story on a

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20 Apr 2015

Broke Ass Artist of the Week: Double Duchess the Dynamic Duo

Following up on their recent appearance on The Kinda Late Show with Broke Ass Stuart and gearing up for their latest release this summer, we had a chance to talk to hyper-creative, never-boring, super fun Double Duchess.   Are you a broke­-ass artist? Krylon:­ Right now, Hell ya. Financially broke,

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06 Feb 2015

Hilarious Ways Not to Screw up Valentine’s Day

Each February, we’re told that if we really care about our honey, we need to show it with our wallets.  If he doesn’t buy you artisanal chocolates, red roses, and silk lingerie, then he clearly doesn’t really love you. What bullshit! Showing our affection in less consumerist ways is pretty

Fayette Fox - The Scrimpy Scribe 0
24 Nov 2014

How to Set up a Kick-Ass Apartment on the Cheap

 Who wants a FREE desk? Three weeks ago, my partner Tyler and I moved into our first place together. Overnight we each went from established, shared houses with everything we needed, to our own one-bedroom apartment in Oakland with almost no furniture and no kitchen things. We love to cook

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30 Oct 2014

Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes for Your Dog

OMG, my person has done it again. Fact: The only thing better than a dog, is one in costume. Unfortunately, they don’t always agree. Couple this with the fact that store-bought, pet costumes are often expensive, it makes sense to make your own. Here are some super easy, DIY Halloween costumes

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20 Oct 2014

What You Should Know About D.I.Y. Guru Faythe Levine

Faythe Levine is hard to categorize. She is a published writer, filmmaker, lecturer, artist, and a curator. But most importantly, she is a beautiful spirit who has helped create, push, and explore individual creativity and has brought it to the attention to anyone who is willing to observe. Her site

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