When I started this blog mini-series, I said that I wanted to know what it was like to be a taxi driver, and now I feel like I had a good taste. It was just as fun as I had imagined to meet and interact with the full spectrum of people in my town. At moments, it was also as terrifying as I had imagined. The worst ride ever, even worse than almost getting shot, even worse than listening to passengers puke in the gutter, even worse than all of it, was Jordan.Read More
Strip clubs, gangsters, and Mexicans with shotguns, oh my!Read More
The absolute worst part about dealing with drunks -- other than the smell of perspired alcohol and the constant fear that someone's gonna puke in my car (I have to take my kids to school in the morning, man) -- is that they are completely unpredictable. They are so hard to read -- it’s like alcohol slurs their body language. You could be having a totally chill conversation, where everyone's happy, and then everything suddenly goes sideways.Read More
In my quest to work every job, I meet some interesting people.
This is just the introduction. Things'll get weirder as we go along...