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04 Jan 2021

Could Lady Gaga Be The First Celebrity Cancelled in 2021?

The photo above is of Lady Gaga, and there has been MUCH debate about its origin. Some say that it’s from a 2011 “Gay Slave” Auction in Berlin, while others state that it was from an underground sex club in Berlin in 2010, and the men in question have chocolate on their face…but how exactly is that better? Either way, she posed for photos with people in blackface. Are the where’s and why’s really that important now anyway?

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07 Dec 2015

The Most Cringe-Worthy Christmas Songs

It starts with a few bars you’ve known since you still believed in Santa. Maybe it’s sleigh bells backing up electric guitar. You freeze. You feel it right in the sphincter, the holiday season has begun. Sometimes it comes early. Sometimes you stay home to avoid it. But there is

Cut-Rate Curmudgeon 0
04 Aug 2021

Hooray! The Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport There’s no better way to explore Oakland and the East Bay than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 28 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 28 of the

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
03 Jul 2015

July 4 Playlist: 20 Best Songs Named After ‘America’, ‘American’ or ‘USA’

Bust out the musical broad stripes and bright stars at any 4th of July party or BBQ with this curated, ready-to-roll playlist of songs specifically naming America, American or USA in their titles. We’ve curated a YouTube set list that you can just pull up and hit Play on whenever

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04 Dec 2014

Broke in New York: If You Can Make It There…It’s an Art

“I want to wake up, in a city that never sleeps And find I’m king of the hill Top of the heap” John Kander, Fred Ebb, 1977 Being broke in New York means being rough, tough, and knowing how to pull the meanest train face, the most confident, “let me

Jennifer Nilenie - The Destitute-Social Critic 1
24 Apr 2012

Internships: The Uphill Battle To Get Paid

It’s no secret that sometimes, in order to beef up your resume for that dream job (especially in the creative fields), an internship can be a helpful stepping stone. If you’re lucky, you’ll find a paying internship, but if you’re like the rest of us, the most you can hope

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 2
28 Mar 2012

How Not to Become a Gay Icon

Shortly after graduating college, I found myself in an “identity crisis.”  I realized that I had spent the last four years of my life writing analytical essays about “thingness” or whatever other words I could add -ness to the end of, and over-using the word “utterly” to make myself sound

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13 Apr 2011

DIY: Style Your Own Sunglasses

In the Rocky Horror sunglasses circa 2006ish I just had to bid adieu to a favorite pair of aviators, which leaves me with only eight pairs of sunglasses. Unacceptable. Now that we’ve gotten that pesky rainy season out of the way, it’s damn bright outside and my poor eyes are

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 1
29 Oct 2010

9 Last-Minute Halloween Costumes That Aren’t Lady Gaga

For some of us (me), Halloween is one of the best holidays ever invented, because it has candy, costumes, drunkenness, and absolutely no references to Jesus (unless you go as Jesus, which wouldn’t be weird at all). However, I hear that some people find the whole costume part a big

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