Monthly Archives: September 2010

Things Broke-Ass Loves: The Micro Barter Economy, Part One

Things Broke-Ass Loves: The Micro Barter Economy, Part One.

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Things Broke-Ass Loves: The Micro Barter Economy, Part One

One of the things about being broke-ass, obviously, is that you get really, really fucking grouchy. There’s no money for bubkes, never mind anything resembling a treat or legitimate fun. You remember The Shining–and that guy was at a damn … Continue reading

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Dear “Jewish and Astounded”: Beans to You!

We evidently have a wise-ass on our hands. A real freaking shtunk. Jewish and Astounded writes: I have to say I’m a bit shocked. I didn’t know white people could really be that poor. I’m so sorry. Have you considered … Continue reading

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Broke-Ass Returns from Her “Day Off” to Address Her Feelings About a Liberal Arts Education from an Ivy League School

So, after having stayed up all night with her adorable, albeit teething and inconsolable, toddler–Two Lumps of Sugar–Broke-Ass had her work day interrupted by a call from school, informing her that her middle child–Little Mousie–had, along with 15 other children, … Continue reading

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Broke-Ass Answers “Long-Time Listener”: How to Keep Young, Rich People from Asking You to Fund Their “Art Films”

Well, first of all, Broke-Ass Grouch is positively delighted with all the questions that have been pouring in. Really, this deluge warms the embittered cockles of her heart. You guys are the fucking best. So, in the spirit of answering … Continue reading

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First: Broke-Ass is Grouchy, Not Curled Up in a Ball and Rocking Back and Forth. Second: You Want to Know How to Get Stuff Clean for Really Fucking Cheap? I’ll Tell You.

First, Broke-Ass Grouch would like to thank everyone for checking in after yesterday’s debut. There were those who wrote in to report that they had just urinated at their workstations. There were those who wrote to say that they were … Continue reading

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Who am I? I’ll Tell You Who I Goddamned Am.

I’m goddamned broke and grouchy. I live in the middle of the damned ghetto and raise chickens for eggs; grow all my own vegetables and fruit; bake the bread and make the cleaning products. Why? Because I fucking have to, … Continue reading

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