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04 Jan 2022

What’s Up With Frank Somerville?

Frank Somerville has had a pretty shitty year. Even by pandemic standards, fate hasn’t been kind to Frank Somerville.  So, what exactly is up with Frank Somerville? Let’s start from the beginning.  Back in May of 2021, Frank was temporarily suspended after appearing drunk on air. He had a dazed

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08 Dec 2021

Immeasurable Influence: Bill Gates Pumps $319 Million into Media Outlets

What do you associate with Bill Gates?  He’s the founder of Microsoft and one of the richest men alive. Nevertheless, you may think of him as a philanthropist. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is the world’s largest private charitable entity, after all.  When you think of Bill Gates, do

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 1
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,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
13 Jul 2018

XO Festival Cancelled. Bay Area Saved from it’s Own Fyre Fest.

If the name “Fyre Festival” doesn’t ring a bell, let me take you on a quick stroll down memory lane. See, awhile back, rapper “Ja Rule” teamed up with a trust fund fuckboy named Billy McFarland with the intention of putting on a “luxury festival experience” in the Bahamas. Without

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14 Jun 2018

Bay Area News this Week – June 14, 2018: Mayors, joggers, a big-ass block party and goodbye to Bourdain

First and foremost, Oakland may have just had it’s best week, ever! San Francisco got a new mayor, “Jogger Joe” goes to jail and we reflect on what Bourdain meant to the Bay. Here goes…

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09 Dec 2014

Renegade Art Critic, SFAI Professor & Local Legend Mark Van Proyen

We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. That’s why we’re doing a series called Local Legend of the Week. This is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks who populate

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19 Apr 2013

This Week Sucks, and I’m So Sorry

Hey. Are you ok? Shitty week, right. To say the least. Are you feeling anxious? Did you have a friend at the Boston Marathon? Perhaps, a friend of a friend is faculty or a student at MIT? Did you know someone who knows someone who was a victim of the

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18 May 2010

Could This Be the End of Facebook?

Ah, Facebook. A vital piece of some 400 million users online lives, the social networking tool that many of us boast to be early-adopters of has taken a quick turn down Creeper Street recently. The past few years of corporate buy-outs and less-than-transparent privacy setting changes has shaken some sense

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 7