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02 Dec 2019

The Best Waterproof Mascaras for Constantly Crying Seasonal Depressives

by Laurie Riihimaki ‘Tis the season for holiday cheer, or should I say tears? For some, this time of year can be heavy with seasonal depression brought on by toxic family get-togethers, dreaded semester finals, literally darker days, and holiday weight brought on by grandma’s famous pecan pie and mac

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13 Aug 2018

Rambling Hooker Makes Clever Cartoons About Life as a Sex Worker

Welcome to Brain-Throbs & Blow Jobs, a brand-new column that will be highlighting the great minds and perspectives of Bay Area sex workers through interviews and photo portraits. This time around we focus on the Rambling Hooker. When sex workers are represented on TV, in the movies or in the

Maxine Holloway 0
03 May 2017

The Best Passive Aggressive Lines to Keep Your Friends & Coworkers Down

So you want to learn how to be more passive aggressive, but you can’t find a good extension course?  Never fear because we are going to give you all the information you need to make other people feel terrible, while pretending to yourself that you’re still a nice person.  Learning

Heather Robinson - Artisanal Trouble Maker 0
27 Dec 2016

Val Kilmer as Mark Twain

Val Kilmer is standing on the stage of the Clay Theater and his microphone won’t work. He slumps over, hanging his arms, the classic representation of comical dejection. From the packed house comes a feminine voice, shouting: “I’m your huckleberry!” Without missing a beat, Kilmer mimes and mouths back: “No,

Sam Devine 1
15 Jul 2016

10 Pictures of Hunter Pence Being Hella Weird

Hunter Pence, the beautiful weirdo right fielder for the San Francisco Giants. This Texas native has given the world so many awkward amazing moments it was truly hard to narrow them down. But this lovable nerd certainly makes the National League West more interesting. With 201 career home runs he’s

Sheilah Villari - Dollar Bin Darling 0
07 Aug 2013

A Broke-Ass Guide to Cost-Efficiently Giving Yourself Lung Cancer

Thanks to our cigarette-smoking president, cigarette smoking has gotten a lot pricier in the last few years. Although I suspect the prez is being kinda paternal (“don’t do what I did, America”) in projecting his nicotine-guilt upon us, it is helping people quit. But SOME of us (me) just don’t want to.

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25 Jan 2013

Fortress of Attitude’s FREE Comedy Rock Show Tonight!

New York-based comedy rock group and sketch video crew, Fortress of Attitude, is inviting every Broke-Ass with a sense of humor, an ear for music and a taste for the unpredictable to come down to their pad on this frigid Friday night in New York City. The hilarious collective is

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
21 Jul 2010

FREE Comedy Showcase at Bazaar Cafe Tonight!

Some people are naturally funny and don’t need extra attention by doing standup and exposing themselves to the criticism of a spiteful, intoxicated audience.  I happen to be one of these people. But there are some awesome people that are naturally funny AND they work extra hard on humor because

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 1