nostalgia

10 Feb 2020

Children Deserve Horror Content Made For Them

by Xan Holbrook Mark Kermode (the BBC’s film critic in residence) is, in many ways, the horror fan’s horror fan. One topic he loves to explore again and again is that of paedophobic horror, or horror with a child antagonist. Using the examples of A Clockwork Orange, The Exorcist and

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03 Dec 2019

When is it Okay to Start Playing Christmas Music?

by Kate Brunotts If you’re anything like me, you adore Christmas. The abundance of food, presence of family and mass consumerism; something about it is equally charming and awful. Nevertheless, the child in me always gets a kick out of the holiday season, particularly the music that comes with it.

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04 Aug 2021

Hooray! The Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport There’s no better way to explore Oakland and the East Bay than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 28 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 28 of the

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
05 Mar 2012

After 1989: Race After Multiculturalism with Das Racist, Ego Trip Mag, Racialicious and More!

What better way to spend a Monday night than examining race and multiculturalism in the “politically correct” atmosphere of the 90s with a goldmine of cultural thinkers. Described as “part symposium, part late night talk show, part Youtube nostalgia-fest,” After 1989: Race After Multiculturalism is a five-part project brought to

Tiara Francis - NY Know-it-all 1
29 Feb 2012

Broke-Ass Style Inspiration: The Baby-Sitters Club

  My babysitting days were the richest days of my life.  Okay, so maybe I only babysat the 4-year-old down the street every once in awhile– whenever his mother decided that she wanted to change out of her San Diego Chargers Ryan Leaf jersey into her San Francisco 49ers Jerry

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
06 Jan 2012

Flashback Films in Berkeley

Although I call myself a film buff, I could lose a lot of credibility considering there are some “classics” I’ve never seen. Let’s just say one that I haven’t seen rhymes with “Pasablanca”. I call myself a comedy nerd but I’ve never seen a certain Monty Python movie about someone

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 0
09 Dec 2011

Broke-Ass Pop Culture: YouTube

Everyone has done it. You click on a video that someone posted on Facebook and as soon as it’s over, you click on one of the referred videos. And before you know it, you’ve just spent 3 hours looking at videos of cute puppies. We live in a wonderfully on-demand

Quincey Trigillo - Judicious Journalist 0
28 Oct 2011

Broke Ass Nostalgia: You Won’t Believe That These Albums are Twenty Years Old

The 20th anniversary of the release of Nirvana’s Nevermind has been given a lot of attention in the last few months, deservedly so. It was a total game-changer; not only did it revolutionize alternative music but also the way in which people relate to music. Just listening to those opening

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 0
18 Oct 2011

Broke-Ass Nostalgia: Swingers

 If you are in your twenties and thirties, you probably could perform Swingers movie as a one-person show. I have no need to convince you that it is a classic. It’s the film that launched Vince Vaughn and John Favreau’s careers, had bros telling each other “you’re so money and

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 0