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09 Apr 2019

Highlights from “What The Fest!?” NYC Film Festival and Events.

Hello from NYC, BAS readers! Last week I had the pleasure of checking out one of the best film festivals around for its second year. “What The Fest!?” took place at the IFC Center in Manhattans West Village neighborhood for 4 fantastic days filled with horror, indie and documentary films

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31 Jan 2019

Representation Matters. The Black Women In Comedy Festival Is Coming To NYC

In 2017 Amy Schumer became the first ever female comedian to make it onto Forbes list of highest paid comics. In 2018, she failed to make the list a second time. Women in comedy have had a notoriously difficult time breaking into the upper tiers. They make less than their

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29 Jan 2019

NYC Drag Queen Of The Week- FiFi DuBois

There is no shortage of drag queens in NYC. You can’t throw a rock without hitting some twink in a dress who thinks he’s got what it takes to shantay down the runway just because he’s seen every season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race while practicing YouTube makeup tutorials. There’s a difference,

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17 Jan 2019

The Women’s March Is This Saturday In NYC

On Saturday January 19th the 3rd annual Women’s March takes place in NYC. The march was created to, as per their website, provide a safe and accepting platform for supporters of equality to rally and march in the promotion of civil rights for every human being regardless of gender, race,

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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

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06 Nov 2018

The Best Dive Bars In NYC

When you’re young, broke and beautiful and living in (or adjacent to) Manhattan there are a lot of great dive bars just a subway stop away. From a tatted up staff to a punk rock mosh pit by the kitchen these are the bars that wear their history on their

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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

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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