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11 Jan 2019

Who is Gentrification Actually Helping?

What comes to mind when you hear the word gentrification? Your mind may immediately depart from a place of safety and security, only to find itself at a destination surrounded by ill-fated words such as displacement, eviction, and homelessness. With this air of negativity surrounding your mind as it floats

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
21 Dec 2018

What It’s Like Spending Xmas Alone in NYC

Christmas is fast approaching and, thank god, because at this point images of Mariah Carey singing “Santa Baby” literally project onto the inside of my eyelids when I close them. As tough as hearing the same stale songs over and over is, it’s even tougher spending the holidays alone. Luckily,

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12 Oct 2018

The Time I Went To A No-Insurance Dentist

Fresh outta high school, I moved out of my parents house and in with my first super serious girlfriend. In hindsight, this was a mistake. But at the time, I didn’t see the signs. She was a soul sucking nightmare of a woman…but god, she was sexy and great in

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10 Oct 2018

How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in New York

As I’m writing this it has been 20 minutes since police began raiding my neighbor’s crib. This isn’t the first time, but with the daunting cloud of gentrification looming over my neighborhood of Washington Heights I’m positive it’ll be one of the last I’ll experience. I’ve witnessed my fair share

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10 Oct 2018

I Hung Out with All These Nerdy Celebs at NY Comic Con

Hello, Broke-Ass readers! On Round 1, we covered one of the biggest draws of New York Comic Con: Cosplay. This round, we’re gonna take you into the world of yet another huge draw at NYCC every year: Celebrities. Each & every year, NYCC is packed to the brim with celebrities

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09 Oct 2018

The Funnest Cosplay Costumes at Comic Con NY

it’s nerd & geek heaven. From video games to film to anime to professional wrestling to toys…whatever stunted your sexual awakening growing up will be represented under the roof of New York Comic Con

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02 Oct 2018

‘All About Nina’ Is The Powerful Story We Need Right Now

For those that follow me, you know that I’m a stand-up comedian along with being a writer on this very site. I’ve been involved in comedy for a little over a decade and I’ve come across all sorts of comedians along the way. I’ve considered myself an ally to women,

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26 Sep 2018

The Time I Hilariously Almost Went To Jail For Weed

Back when I was 19, I moved out of my parents house and in with my girlfriend & her slutty (her words, not mine…she loved the hell out of sex) roommate. We were all young and stupid, we threw parties all the time…did young people shit. Also we tricked the slutty

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