Back in April, I wrote a review of the album SOUND & COLOR by Alabama Shakes for the online publication Pop Magazine. I didn’t realize it then, so early in the year, but now that we are in the last few weeks of 2015, I’ve realized that not only is S&C one of my top albums … More Uberlicious Jams: Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color
Let me preface this with stating that this post is not about my opinion on whether riders should tip their Uber drivers, or if they feel it is unnecessary to do so. I truly believe, in the grand scheme of service industry tipping standards, and the true spirit behind leaving a gratuity, that it is … More Yup, My Uber Passenger Left Me A $10 Tip! (And Lot’s of Gratitude)
In other Uber news: That moment when Uber credits you for $200 because a drunk passenger who got too turnt up at a bat mitzvah on a Sunday night threw up out of the side of your ride, literally around the corner from her destination….. and you had to clean it up. It was … More Aren’t Drunk Uber Passengers The Best?
OH! THE PLACES YOU’LL GO! … You’ll be seeing great sights! — Dr. Seuss Now that I’m on the road most days out of the week, I have the privilege of seeing some of the greatest views NYC has to offer. Whether landscape, cityscape, urban art or people in cool vehicles, I am quick to break … More Oh, The Things You’ll See!
There’s been many an interesting moment since signing on to driver with Uber. But one that has forever left a dent in the experience (pun intended) is when a Citi Bike cyclist ran into the front of my vehicle one Saturday night near Herald Square! Let me preface this with: NO, I WAS NOT ON … More Watch out for Citi Bikers Who Can’t Control Their Rent-A-Bikes!
After deciding to get myself a car, I was certain that I would find a distinct type of adventure while Ubering throughout the city. As I started the process, which took about eight weeks, I daydreamed about the variety of clients that would get into my car to get from point A to point B. I … More When The Deputy Executive Director of UN Women Gets In
Spending so many hours in my car throughout the day, it’s essential to have a playlist of inspired riding music. About a month into driving Uber, Janet’s latest album, Unbreakable, was released. I really didn’t anticipate much from the album, but who was I kidding, knowing that Janet with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis is always a … More Uberlicious Jams: Janet Jackson – Unbreakable
A couple of weeks ago I decided to roll out for a few hours in Brooklyn, and fortuitously enough (or at least I thought so at time!) the first request I got was to pick up a “Kendrick”. I looked at my tablet like, OMG!!!! IS KENDRICK LAMAR IN THE STUY RIGHT NOW??????? I knew that he … More That Time I Almost Picked Up Kendrick Lamar (or so I thought!)
By now, we’ve all heard about the intoxicated Uber passenger in Newport Beach, CA who violently assaulted his driver while in a drunken rage shortly after 8pm on the night before Halloween. Fortunately for the driver, he was ultimately able to defend himself against the thrashing with his personal dispenser of pepper spray and gave … More Why I Got Myself Some Pepper Spray (Which Is TOTALLY Legal In NYC!)