So, I’m really big on holidays, no matter which ones they are. Of course you have your big ones like Christmas and Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day and the Fourth of July. As a kid I wasn’t really allowed to celebrate Halloween, being raised with parents who are ministers, so I love to dress up in outlandish … More Flag Day Shenanigans: Betsy Ross & Najah The Theatre Teacher
I may have mentioned here that I also write music reviews and artist spotlights for Pop Magazine. Here’s my latest review: Faith Evans & The Notorious B.I.G. – The King & I! Days before the untimely demise of Biggie Smalls, being gunned down in Cali, he sat down with Rap City host, Joe Clair, to … More Uberlicious Jams: Faith & Biggie’s The King & I
I’m not even sure how to roll this story out, but it’s had me rollin’ with laughter all evening. So I’ll start at the beginning… I decided to pick up some Uber passengers for a few hours the other day, and ended up at JFK where a group of sorority chicks were carpooling back to … More Man Crush Monday: Brazilian Bradley Cooper
The 90s were a great decade for high school cult classic films. I was actually in college by the time 10 Things I Hate About You came out, nevertheless, it immediately ranked up there with Clueless, Can’t Hardly Wait and Never Been Kissed as one of my top faves! In this modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, Kat Stratford (played by … More 10 Things I Hate About U(ber)- #7 Backseat Waze Drivers.
Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting a wonderful passenger in town on business. I ended up facebooking about the encounter because he’d shared this wonderful love story with me about how he met his wife. And, given the fact that years ago I started a blog called Archaeologist of Love (because I DIG … More This Uberlicious Love Story Led Me To StoryCorps!
It’s been a little over a month since my last Uberlicious update, and quite a bit has taken place since then. Mainly, as a New Yorker, I had to go through the process of renewing my Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) license since the provisional license I received in July 2015 was only good for … More Approaching Year 2: TLC License Renewal for Uberlicious
The 90s were a great decade for high school cult classic films. I was actually in college by the time 10 Things I Hate About You came out, nevertheless, it immediately ranked up there with Clueless, Can’t Hardly Wait and Never Been Kissed as one of my top faves! In this modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, Kat Stratford (played by … More 10 Things I Hate About U(ber) – #6 Traffic!
A few weeks ago, Josh Barker of the New York Amsterdam News reached out to talk about my adventures as an Uber driver in NYC! We discussed my background, what led me to start driving with Uber…. and of course he featured the blog, Uberlicious! Check out what he had to say about our conversation HERE:
Yesterday’s Uberlicious adventure led me to cross paths with Hip Hop royalty when I picked up Sweet LD of the pioneering female rap group Oaktown 3.5.7. Originally background dancers for M.C. Hammer in the late 80s and early 90s, Lil P., Terrible T, and Sweet LD eventually started their own rap group releasing two albums … More Sweet LD of Oaktown 3.5.7 & Celebrating Women of Hip Hop
One thing that I’ve come to enjoy about driving Uber is crossing paths with people on their special and most cherished days. Whether it’s picking up a three day old newborn (with his parents, of course) from his first doctor’s visit, or dropping off the sister of a groom getting married at city hall in … More To Be Young, Gifted and Teaching