I get that this is the cost of doing business, but the flip side is that nearly all media, from music to writing to photography, is now expected to be free. The traditional business model has failed, and the only sustainable one going forward is for readers to support the publications they love and rely on.
Come have a beer and meet me and some of the BAS writers!
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,
My name is Alex Mak, I’m the managing editor and co-owner of BrokeAssStuart.com. You may recognize my byline as I’ve personally written over 1,000 articles for BAS, and I’ve edited and published 3 times that many by independent writers from our community. What many of you already know about independent media,
As you probably know by now, this website is labor of love. If my goal was to get rich, and I chose running a small independent media company as the way to do it, I’d be a complete fucking idiot. Luckily the goal with Broke-Ass Stuart has always been to
I’m very proud to announce that BrokeAssStuart.com was voted “Best Local Website” in the 48Hills/SF Bay Guardian Best of of the Bay awards. You can come celebrate with us on Wednesday at El Rio. This is especially an honor because we are the “Reader’s Choice” winner, which means the people of
By now you’ve probably probably heard: SF Weekly is shutting down indefinitely. When I first learned about it, I was somehow both shocked and unsurprised at the same time. Shocked because I can’t imagine San Francisco without an alt-weekly. Unsurprised because I know how broken the business of local, independent
Who wants to hang out and drink FREE beer? This Friday, August 20th, I’m buying a keg of beer at a San Francisco bar and inviting all my supporters on Patreon to come drink. It’s a great excuse to hang out, meet some cool new people, and of course drink some FREE beer.
It’s a great excuse to hang out, meet some cool new people, and of course drink. Now that the world is opening back up, we’ll be doing this every few months.