New York Times

18 Feb 2020

A Bloomberg Presidency Would Be a Shadow Puppet with a Compound Fracture

Most people are entertained cause the show mostly looks like it should, but the people in front who are paying the most attention can see the bloody protruding bone, and they’re screaming.

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30 Dec 2019

The New York Times Is Trolling SF and California Again and it’s Garbage

The New York Times positively lives to troll San Francisco. Sometimes, it’s a prurient examination of the lives of people who rummage through trash for a living, as if that yields valuable insights about us. Other times, it’s about how dirty streets are apparently unique to this city. Still other times,

Peter-Astrid Kane 5
20 Nov 2020

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 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
19 Dec 2018

Ghost Ship: Demolition and a Long December

Wednesday’s news that the Ghost Ship warehouse may be soon headed for demolition prolongs an already emotional month for the family and friends of the 36 people who died there. Dec. 2 marked the two-year anniversary of the Oakland warehouse tragedy that has become simply known as the Ghost Ship

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04 Oct 2018

Bay News: Tamales for life and other sordid stories

Hey Bay Area, we’re unpacking a few key local and national stories. This week we have a legendary life-saver, a bad cop, a bunch of bills and a couple national circus highlights. Ready…set…ten-four, good buddy. Remembering the life-saving Tamale Lady Virginia Ramos was better known as the Tamale Lady, the

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06 Sep 2018

Bad Balls and Mutiny: News for the Week of Sept. 6

This has been a week of sports ball controversy and straight-up political mutiny. We sum up some of the bigger stories for you here and then we should all head out and do some day drinking. Let’s go… Screw you guys: Raiders threaten to take their toys and run According

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02 Aug 2012

BA of the Week – Singer and Cartoonist Jeffrey Lewis

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
08 Sep 2011

The True Stories Lounge: Awesome Essayists visit the Make-Out Room

So I’m broke and don’t have cable (cause you know, I can just watch it online if I really wanted to, I mean…what? [insert mischievous smirk here] ). So I’ve been reading a lot more lately. Well, not just because I don’t have cable, but because I’m actually a freelance

Paulette Greenhouse - The Penny Pincher 0
05 Dec 2010

Freeze It: Storing Food Is Good

There was an article in the NY Times awhile ago about maximizing your freezer; apparently its good to freeze just about anything.  And  I thought it was just good for making cheap vodkas drinkable and preserving November snowballs. The first point of the article is the broad reminder to save

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