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26 Dec 2011

‘Twas a Broke-Ass Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas And low and behold Not a gift had been purchased Not even some coal. What was a broke-ass to do In an economy like this Better trust in Santa – Or go steal some gifts. I scoped out my hood Creepin’ in all the windows

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10 Nov 2011

11/11/11: Meditation Flash Mob in Dolores Park

How many times have you looked at the clock and saw that it was 11:11? Haven’t you ever wondered why that happens? I feel lucky – as I happened to be born at 11:11 a.m. Maybe it’s me creeping into your souls every time you see those numbers on the

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06 Nov 2011

Occupy L.A. = One Solution to a Broke-Ass Living Situation

  Last week I was down in L.A. visiting my cousin. He happens to live downtown in one of the raddest lofts I’ve ever seen. The first night I was there, we finagled our way into a fashion show at an old church. There, I saw the L.A. types of

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 1
06 Oct 2011

Blue Angels for Broke-Asses All Weekend Long

Oh, God! Is it really Fleet Week already again this weekend? Meaning those obnoxious planes are going to be making all of that noise all over our precious San Francisco for four whole days? And there will be crowds of people and a whole bunch of militant idiots clogging the

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09 Aug 2011

New York Living Can Be Annoying

When I envision Boston, I picture every Red Sox fan walking around with a shirt containing this logo.   I love New York. I was born and raised here, currently live here and I might die here next week. (Word of advice: stay on a woman’s good side.) Yet the

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01 Sep 2009

Good Night, Camelot

Saturday was Ted Kennedy’s funeral.  It took place about a mile from my house in Boston and for days before low flying surveillance helicopters made me feel like I was in the end of the Ice Cube video. I remember on the day of the inauguration, hearing that Ted Kennedy

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08 Apr 2009

Go Publique – Well Priced Duds

Well, folks, I didn’t make it down to the orgy that was the Topshop opening the other day. As the result of some profoundly poor decision-making last week, I had one of the more brutal hangovers in recent memory all day yesterday.  Needless to say, feeling as I did I

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