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09 Oct 2013

FREE Comedy Night: Late Night Basement Returns with Yael Stone from Orange is the New Black

After a brief hiatus and a spectacular first season, Chris Rose and company are back at Brooklyn’s Pine Box Rock Shop on Friday, October 11th for another installment of Late Night Basement. As always, you can expect an entertaining monologue from Chris Rose and a great comedic lineup, however, this

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
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07 Nov 2012

Broke-Ass Luxuries For The Poor

When a Frontgate catalog arrives in the mail (by accident of course), I often find myself browsing the pages of in-home patio fire pits and wondering what type of rich person I would be. Would I be the type of rich person who buys a specially bred hybrid dog, like a

Patricia Scull - Patty the Pauper 0
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
19 Mar 2012

Too Broke To Go To The Theater…Or Not

Over the last couple of weeks my co-workers have tried to convince me to hang out with them by going to the movies. I have refused their invites many times. Due to these rejections, they’re currently under the impression that I don’t want to be around them outside of work.

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
12 Mar 2012

Saved By the Bell: 40 Hours of Your Life You’ll Never Get Back

 Hey, did anyone really care about the guy that ran The Max?   If you are 35 and under, Saved By the Bell has played some part in your life. For better or worse. I mean, think about it. Did you ever think the show was good? No, it’s ridiculous.

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 2
06 Feb 2012

Broke-Ass Nostalgia: Metropolitan

Something can hardly be nostalgic if it is not well-known in the first place, but Whit Stillman’s first feature film Metropolitan (1990) is worth remembering. For me, this was the first “independent” film that I ever rented from the video store, and only because I had seen it on the

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16 Jan 2012

Sorry Netflix, I’m Leaving You for Redbox

Netflix sent me the movie Broken Embraces about two months ago, and I’ve had the pleasure of letting it sit on my shelf for 8 bucks a month. I’m only kidding myself; I’m never going to watch it. Yet I continue to continue the charade. Last month, I was house-sitting

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13 Jan 2012

A Movie You Need to Watch Right Now: “Velvet Goldmine”

“Although what you are about to see is a work of fiction, it should nevertheless be played at maximum volume.” This is the opening graphic (and allusion to David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust) from the 1998 film “Velvet Goldmine.” And every time I watch it, this prompts me to knock the

Quincey Trigillo - Judicious Journalist 0
10 Jan 2012

Expand Your Mind: Best Documentaries on Netflix Streaming

There was a point where I would roll my eyes at the thought of watching documentaries on purpose. Why be educational when I could be entertained? However, the quality of documentary film-making has really given other Hollywood films a challenge in the last few years. Maybe your new year’s resolution

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