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31 May 2011

Broke-Ass Band Interview: Yesway

Here’s what’s up. Kacey Johansing was once in in The Blank Tapes and Geographer. She currently performs under her own name and in Honeycomb and The Botticellis . She sings like an angel and plays percussion like nobody’s business. Emily Ritz has played in Devotionals, heads up Honeycomb, and somehow

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 1
31 May 2011

Don’t Be That Twee Patronizing Blog

I think it’s great that there have, in the last few years, with the successes of Jezebel and The Hairpin, been a few online magazines and blogs popping up who specifically aim for a woman/feminist-centric audience. It’s great that not only is this population being recognized, but that younger, talented,

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 3
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
29 May 2011

The Search for the Perfect Neighborhood Hangout

During an episode of How I Met Your Mother, the statement “We need a MacLaren’s!” was uttered, like a wish whispered into the night sky illuminated only by a shooting star. Time and space stood still as every being in the room felt the true weight of that statement: We

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 0
28 May 2011

Broke-Ass Porn: Park Days

Once a week we present Broke-Ass Porn. It’s visually stimulating material for the financially impaired. If this shit doesn’t get you going, you’re not as broke as you thought.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 7
27 May 2011

An Ode to Rick Moranis

Rick Moranis. A man’s man. A woman’s man. A jack of all trades. The man. The myth. The dad from Honey I Shrunk the Kids. Rick Moranis has played a large part in my life through his various groundbreaking roles in cinematic history. Plus I have a HUGE crush on

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 6
26 May 2011

Broke-Ass of the Week – Writer Benoit Lelièvre

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude.  Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not. Wanna be a Broke-Ass of the Week?  Holler at us here and we’ll send you the questionnaire. Benoit Lelièvre, this week’s

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
26 May 2011

Extreme Couponing: a (mostly) Grim Review

Have you ever fantasized about checking out at the supermarket with four carts filled with free shit? Yes? Well, have you ever heard of Extreme Couponing? Extreme couponing is the practice of meticulously gathering excessive amounts of coupons in order to bring the balance of one’s grocery market purchases as

Mia Di Pasquale - Scroungy Scribbler 7
25 May 2011

DIY Inspiration: Maker Faire

This past Saturday was my first Maker Faire (the techy/crafty/DIY/modder/steampunk/builders festival) which is kinda ridiculous because seriously, could there be an event more solidly in my wheelhouse? Life-sized mousetrap? Custom bikes? Old school Atari? A whole squadron of R2D2s? I can’t believe I’ve been missing it for so long. Although,

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 1