02 Jun 2017

5 Creative and Free Alternatives to Therapy

By Katie Barbaro Let’s face it: therapy is expensive and rarely covered by insurance. You’ve probably asked yourself, “Do I want to pay out of pocket for an hour-long therapy session or feed myself for a month?” (Answer: FEED YOURSELF, per Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.) Ideally, therapy will someday be

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21 Apr 2017

I just drank the Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino and puked a rainbow

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE! Welcome to, “We ate it, so you don’t have to.” A sign that says, “Only available if you believe,” sat and judged me while I approached the barista with a look of

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18 Jan 2021

The 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 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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22 Feb 2017

The Best Bathrooms To Shit For Free In NYC

By: Jonas Barnes  If you’re surprised I’m writing an article about where to take the best free shits in NYC, we need to get to know one another better. If you know me, writing about taking a good free shit makes as much sense as me writing about being fat.

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18 Feb 2011

The Five People You Meet In Line for Coffee

The man in the olive trench coat didn’t get enough sleep last night. He has a face puffy and pale, with eyes cast downward and eyelids drooping. His shoulders sag, and when he looks up and orders a large coffee, his spine stiffens and he tilts his head back, breathing

06 Aug 2010

Powdered Beverages: The Future of Tomorrow, Today!

Ever since General Foods Corp. convinced John Glenn to take a can of Tang along with him into space, there’s been something delightfully space-agey about flavored drinks you can make with only water and a little packet of powder. Unfortunately most of them aren’t actually very good at all, but

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15 Apr 2010

Free Coffee, Just Bring Your Own Mug Today at Starbucks

In an effort to get all of us wasteful human beings to stop acting like the world’s going to end in 2012, Starbucks will fill up any coffee mug you bring in today, up to 20 ounces. I’m sure we could spend all day debating who brews the best coffee

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14 Apr 2010

Don’t Spend Diddly This Tax Day And Still Have a Good Time in New York

Call me unAmerican, but I’m tired of handing over my hard-earned cash to the government so it can make my financial decisions. As a new small-business owner, this is the first year since I started working way back in the mid- to late-1990s that I haven’t received some kind of

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12 Apr 2010

An Etiquette Guide for Street Fundraisers

We’ve covered various types of urban etiquette on this blog. Whether it’s tipping in restaurants, riding public transit, or hanging out in the park, everyone can agree on certain do’s and don’ts in these types of situations. There is one particular profession that doesn’t get called out too often. The

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