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20 May 2016

New York was a Scary Wonderland in the 70s & 80s

Guest post by John Law (Founder of the Cacophony Society and Burning Man) All images By Camilo José Vergara and found on Mashable & All That is Interesting) When I recall what New York City was like when I visited and stayed there in the late 70s and early 80s sometimes

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07 May 2016

Check out The Bitchy Waiter’s New Book and Enter to Win a Copy!

  Millions of people have waited tables at some point in their lives. And many remain haunted by nightmare scenarios where they are the sole server in a restaurant packed with complaining customer. For all those disenchanted current and former food service employees, Darron Cardosa has your back. Since 2008

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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30 Mar 2016

Second Generation Broke-Ass: This Is Why I Grew up Broke

“I wasn’t poor; I was po’ I couldn’t afford the O-R” – Big L, “Lifestylez Ov Da Poor & Dangerous” I wasn’t born with a silver spoon in my mouth. If I had, my father would’ve pawned it to pay the rent. No joke. I was alive back when rent

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18 Feb 2016

Dark Anecdotes Of A Dating Idealist: When Your Best Friend Is Dating Your Ex

It was a 4th of July. I was fresh from spending 2 years in LA and I’d arrived with the promise that my Ex-boyfriend, Bob and I would get back together, except he dumped me instead… Nevertheless, the important ex in this story is a piece of human shit named

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15 Feb 2016

I Went To White Castle for Their Fancy Valentine’s Day Dinner

I can’t believe I accepted this in the first place. A couple of weeks ago Stuart notified the BAS team that White Castle turns into “Love Castle” every February 14th, and all their locations are dressed with “romantic Valentine dinner”-esque themed outfits. You would actually have to call your area’s White

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22 Jan 2016

How To Not Get Raped at the Gym (and other lessons I’m learning as a Transwoman)

The gym is a complicated place for most transgender people. Thankfully, the one I belong to has been awesome throughout my transition. I started working out there a few months before going on hormones, wanting to get a jump on the muscle atrophy and weight gain estrogen so lovingly provides.

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13 Jan 2016

New York’s Best Lesser Known Bookstores

While the era of big bookstore chains dominating the business of reading is slowly coming to a close, the scrappy, independent booksellers who stood in defiance for so long seem to be hitting their stride.

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17 Dec 2015

This Week’s Events | San Francisco + New York

Rad Upcoming SF Events CONVERGE | WINTER FOOD AND DANCE CELEBRATION THU. 12/17 | 5:00PM @ YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS All evening long, you’re invited to gather around a communal table featuring bites, beverages, and entertainment by some of the Bay Areas most acclaimed creative makers, including: James

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