Mad Men

25 Jan 2010

Broke-Ass Porn: Roseanne Style Secrets

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: Some shows are known for their style as much as their stories. Sex & the City endorsed ballerina skirts for grown

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
08 Oct 2009

8 Things to Love about Autumn (’09) in NY

1.  The song “Autumn In New York” as sung by Billie Holiday First of all, there’s a reason this song exists and was immortalized so well by jazz/blues/pop legend Billie Holliday.  You should feel really uppity and self-satisfied that such a song was written about the city you live in. 

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 1
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
06 Oct 2009

Job Interview

It’s a requirement of adulthood that we have to do things that we don’t want to do to get to the place we want to be. Sometimes jobs suck, but we do them because it gets us to the place we want to be.  Then there are the jobs your

BAS Writers 0
14 Sep 2009

Dating and Life Lessons from Mad Men’s Peggy Olson

Our girl Peggy sure has been through a lot these past three seasons of Mad Men.  I find more and more somehow that her trajectory and mine have met in this crazy middle area.  What can we gather from all this?   Let’s break it down (Caution: this breakdown contains spoilers

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 6
27 Aug 2009

Long Beach Blanket Bingo!: An LBC Native’s Guide to LB, LI

OK, so I’m not technically a Long Beach, CA native, but I did go to school there for 4.5 years, so i think I might have some authoritwahhh, as they say.  Also, this is primarily based on my experience this past weekend. Step 1:  Get someone to drive your ass,

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 4
16 Aug 2009

Free Screening of Mad Men Premiere in Times Square

I’m sure over the past couple weeks you’ve heard your fair share of buzz over the return of Mad Men. I for one am guilty of avatar-ing myself into over-the-top fandom territory. And with good reason. Because in the pit of despair that is the summer television line-up, our prayers

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 2
01 May 2009

Refinery 29 Pop Up Shop Starts TODAY– 50%+ off Designer Labels

Starting May 1st (TODAY, people!), and closing May 28th, Refinery 29 is setting up a Pop-Up Shop (aka a campaign called Save Fashion) at the, errr,  Port Authority Bus Terminal.  Though the aim is obviously to stimulate buying fashion within the financial crisis, the official word is that it is

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 0