Tag Archives: Poverty Issue

Campfire Cassettes – GosLebrock

Samantha Gilweit, contributor What would you get if the Mountain Goats, Jonathan Richman, Elliot Smith and a dirty crack addicted clown all fucked? Quite possibly GosLebrock, the latest album from Campfire Cassettes. The Cassettes describe themselves as “a 4 piece indie folk band that plays quick quirky songs that will get stuck in your head.” The interplay between classic folk …

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Ben’s 10 Volume LVIII: Broke-Ass Rockstars

Sly Stone Years of bad financial planning and excess left the former 70s star practically homeless. In 2010 he was living in a van in Crenshaw, smoking PCP, and continually rambling incoherently. Courtney Love Love has claimed that somehow $530 million of her fortune from Kurt Cobain’s estate has been stolen. A more likely explanation would suggest she took the …

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Looking for a New Start

Hi, I’m Chance Fleming, but I like it when people call me the Colonel, ‘cause I’m from a town called Sanders, and I’m basically the coolest guy there. You know? Like the fried chicken guy. I don’t eat fried chicken, but I might have to now that I think more about it. Well, I’m seeking a companion/roomie/F4L (Friend 4 Life) …

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TOP 10 BEST THINGS ABOUT LIVING IN POVERTY!!!

About a year ago I was living in a luxury highrise in Downtown San Jose. I felt at 32 years of age I was ready to strike out on my own and move out of my dad’s house. Now I live in a studio apartment in a quaint little neighborhood known as the “Murder Dubs” in East Oakland. So I …

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The Bum’s Guide to Dating (for men)

Jeff Anaya, contributor Let’s face it – living in poverty is rough. With zero funds to have fun it can also be lonely, as most women aren’t into the whole “no money” lifestyle. But have faith! There is still hope for you to land the girl who can keep you warm during those lonely nights. Find an accepting person The …

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A Human Cartoon in a Little Patch of Sunlight – The Josh Androsky Interview

Our favorite uh-oh boy and Savage Henry Fest veteran Josh Androsky has been pretty damn busy these last few months. In addition to his regular contributions to VICE, Androsky is also penning original content for The Bold Italic, helping run great L.A. comedy shows like Babe Island and Entitlement and getting his sweet ass booked on festivals like the upcoming …

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The Edible Diaries

Billy Wayne Davis, contributor ed note – This is a new ongoing column from comedian Billy Wayne Davis about his adventures after being given a “tub” of edibles by a comedy fan after performing in Humboldt in October. It will run every month until he returns for the 4th Annual Savage Henry Magazine Comedy Festival in late August. First thangs …

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It’s “Emergency!” Credit Card

Andrea Bartunek, contributor A lot of people are careful with their money and a lot of people aren’t, but mostly everyone needs a little help from a credit card. Once in a while it’s nice to spend the money you technically don’t have. To help yourself feel less guilty, call this card your “emergency” credit card. The first step in …

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