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19 Jan 2020

The Real-Life Diamond Industry is a Corrupt Sham Too

by Kate Brunotts Everyone seems to be talking about the Safdie brothers’ latest film “Uncut Gems” and how it was overwhelmingly snubbed in the 2020 Oscar nominations. The film, notably starring Adam Sandler in a non-comedic role, follows the chaotic life of a fictional player in 2012’s New York Diamond

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15 Nov 2016

An Artist You Should Know: Josh Wendler and Luana Coonen

Bay Area goldsmiths and jewelry designers out to make the planet a better place.

Rae Bathgate - Down and Out and Overseas 0
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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19 May 2015

Ask A Grown Up: Ex Sex And How To Avoid Dating Assholes

Good afternoon, Broke-Asses! So, here’s something personal about me: I’m married. To an awesome guy who loves me and treats me well and encourages me to follow my dreams. His name is Paul. He is British (ie: sexy as fuck) and my very favorite person in the world, besides my

Kate Rice - Supposed Grown Up 0
05 May 2015

Ask A Grown Up: Let’s Have A Quickie This Week!

Broke-Asses: I want to have a quickie with you… right now, right here on the Internet. Let’s do this shit! Here are five questions with quick answers for you to consider and peruse. (And, don’t forget – if you have a burning question you need a grownup to help you

Kate Rice - Supposed Grown Up 0
01 Oct 2012

Relationships According to Social Media

As I made coffee this morning, I struggled to remember what dating was like before social media became a part of every day life. I thought back to the days of anonymity, speculation, and sharing news by word of mouth. Before the days of Facebook, there was no definite box

Kristin Fehrman - Diva of Deals 3
11 Oct 2010

Taking Your Own Dating Sanity Temperature

Relationships and dating can really whisk you away from reality sometimes. So much so that people can tend to lose themselves a little bit and do things that might be out of character, compromise their integrity, or just wind up being a really terrible mistake. Here are some situations you

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 0
24 Sep 2010

Milestones You Have Failed to Reach But Shouldn’t Feel Bad About

Moms are great, and in general, my mom holds very progressive views on all subjects with the exception of one: the need for me to get married. Every time it comes up, which in my opinion should be never, she becomes this weird, Pat Buchanan-type conservative telling me that my

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 2