My So Called Life

03 Jul 2011

Celebrate America– and Broke-Assness– by Dressing like a Hillbilly

I’m a patriot, and not in the Mel Gibson/ Heath Ledger C-List Revolutionary War movie kind-of-way.  Rather, I express my love for Our Beloved County by getting down and dirty with the working man, or at least dressing like it sometimes.  I’m talking lots of denim, cotton button-ups, straw hats

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
30 Dec 2010

FREE 90s Dance Party Tonight at Bell House

This Christmas, I was forced to finally go through the boxes of my crap taking over my parents’ basement. While rediscovering treasures like a cassette of Wilson Phillips’ “Hold On,” troll key chains, and more chokers than a person should be legally allowed to possess, I was once again the

Jill S. 0
08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
07 Jul 2010

Teens and ‘dults Don’t Mix: Movies and TV From My Tween Years

As an impressionable young person growing up in the suburbs with a younger sister and two totally squaresville parents, figuring out what adolescence was supposed to look required that I look elsewhere for guidance. My best friend had two older sisters, the eldest of whom used to babysit for me.

BAS Writers 2
27 Mar 2010

My So-Called Life Lessons

The degree to which I still identify with Angela Chase from My So-Called Life is probably something I shouldn’t post on the Internet because I’m 23 and she’s 15 and that’s really embarrassing. But honestly, who doesn’t want to travel back in time to sophomore year of high school and

Rebecca Pederson - Cheap Date 0
10 Dec 2009

Better Late Than Never….

Today was kind of a crazy day.  Boyfriend sick and I needed to run errands for juice &c  and do my best Florence Nightengale impression order to nurse him back to health. Then I sat down to write my feature, but first checked my email and thank goodness I did. 

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