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12 Feb 2014

Broke-Ass Last Minute Ideas for Valentine’s Day

We’ve all been there, dude. You’re happily single, watching True Detective from a stolen source of cable, pretending the chicken in your fridge is still ok to eat, Peter Panning your way through life on a meager salary, when, BAMM! The perfect person comes along, and you’re screwed (literally and

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03 Sep 2013

Why Starting a Cult is a Great Way to Stop Being Broke

If this doesn’t convince you, then IDK. I’m fucking broke, man. I’m broke. And Groupon/Lifebooker/whatever discount website is trendy right now, is not REALLY an app or a website, it is an addiction. In the perpetual quest for Patrick Bateman-style physical perfection that is this Hollywood life, I find myself

Chloe Newsom - Dive Bar Desperado 1
05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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13 Feb 2013

Listen Up: Valentine’s Day Soundtrack

I was thinking today … what if your Valentines Day was a movie?
Perhaps you were asked to be the director of said movie. The producer wanted the movie to be a silent one, and all the scenes would be set to music. The location scout informed you that cameras would just follow the main character from the point they woke up … to the moment they went to bed…

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11 Feb 2013

Screw Love: The Broke-Ass Anti-Valentine’s Day Round-Up

There’s nothing quite like a slew of glittery cardboard hearts, strategically plastered throughout the lifeless windows of New York City’s retail stores, prepping themselves for that one day in February. There isn’t another imitation holiday that can arrogantly compete, nothing else that simply screams out: commercialized holiday bastardizing the idea

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10 Feb 2013

How to have an epic Broke-Ass Valentine’s Day

They say that Valentine’s Day started to celebrate Saint Valentine of Rome, martyred in 269 AD, then became a sensation in 1797 when a British publisher issued romantic verses for young lovers…

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23 Jul 2012

PDeXes and Why There is a Strong Possibility That We Are All Dying Alone*

GRRRR! Let’s date! Portland is not famous for it’s “people who are committed to just sleeping with one dude or chick for a presumably extended period of time” rate, let alone the amount of successful marriages. Whether you’re hanging out with someone in their mid-30s who is struggling not to overdose on

Chloe Newsom - Dive Bar Desperado 0
25 Jun 2012

6 Ways to Spice Up Your Sex Life Without Spending a Cent

It’s amazing to spice up your sex life without spending a cent. If you want to take it a step further though, check out some of the wonderful sex toys and more at Good Vibrations.   I’m gonna put it right out there: Me and my guy, we know how

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25 Jan 2011

Re-Thinking Valentine’s Day

This may have something to do with the cough syrup fog I’ve been living in for the past week, but I’ve think I’ve changed my tune about Valentine’s Day (which was that it’s a terrible Hallmark-created holiday full of societal pressure and empty commercial gestures of “love”). I still agree

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