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01 Aug 2012

How to Karaoke Like a Pro Amateur Singer

First things first: I have never been a “wild child.”  During my teen years, I was a dedicated captain of my high school’s Quiz Bowl team– our post-match parties consisted of watching Team Member L do the “human pretzel” behind a dumpster in the Denny’s parking lot, and Team Member

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
25 Nov 2011

Broke-Ass Pop Culture: Thanksgiving Cliches

First of all, I hope you all had a super Thanksgiving. And if you’re waiting in the checkout line with a cart full of Black Friday doorbuster deals, you are crazy. For my family’s get together yesterday, I decided to make a dessert. I’m not the best cook in the

Quincey Trigillo - Judicious Journalist 0
18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
10 Nov 2011

Dear TV, Being Broke Ain’t That Easy!

Don’t judge me, but I’ve been kinda casually checking out that new show “2 Broke Girls” lately (partially because I think that chick from that one Michael Cera movie- and more recently in Thor– is quite pleasantly sassy; but mostly because I didn’t continue watching Gossip Girl past season one,

Paulette Greenhouse - The Penny Pincher 1
28 Aug 2011

Your New, Replaceable Best Friends: Fishy, and Three Bucks

. Summer’s wrapping up. Pretty soon the call to begin hibernation will sound, and I, for one, plan on rewatching all my library movies and switching over to a steady diet of popcorn with nutritional yeast to make up for the mounting overdue fees. The only thing missing from this

Lucy Schiller - Destitute Dispatcher 3
21 Aug 2011

The Unemployment Chronicles: Vol. II

Welcome back! It’s been a little over a week since I went insane and quit my job with nothing else lined up, and my unemployment adventure continues. As promised, I’ll let you in on my musings and lessons learned this week: Your friends love you. Folks have come out of

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 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
19 May 2011

Beats and Boardgames Tonight

Ever feel like being totally nerdy, but still cool at the same time? Looks like you’re not alone. Hang out with other creatures with the same mindset tonight at Langton Labs. The monthly event, called Beats and Boardgames, is FREE and it’s just what you’ve been looking for. That’s right

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 0
26 Apr 2011

Broke-Ass Etiquette: BFF’s Bad BF

Got a question about how to be a polite Broke-Ass? Email Half-Price Headliner with your queries and get schooled on how to be proper-like. Q: I can’t stand my BFF’s boyfriend.  Can I tell her how I feel, or do I have to just keep my mouth shut? A: That’s

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 0