Tales from the Driver’s Side: Confessions of a Ride-Share Driver. Chapter One (Edited)

Chapter One: Times I pushed it too far. (Or: Planes, Trains, and WTF is that??)   In the year of our Lord 2016 I spent seven months as a driver with a popular app-based ride-share company.  Why would I subject myself to such demeaning lifestyle, you ask?  Because life sucks, now pay attention.  With a …

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TftDS CH10 Part 6: Indecent Proposal Part 1 Teaser

I get the notification right as I entered the downtown area and headed towards the dropped pin. The pick up location was in the middle of a park, so there wasn't really any way to tell where the client would be waiting. I had circled the park twice when I saw two girls standing on …

TftDS teaser: The Ballad of Tattered Lace part 2

The Hipster Hand Job. So, the next day I drove up to the next major city closest to me to drive for the night. Bigger city, more people, more events, more business, more rides, more money for this guy. I've probably completed 10-15 rides since last night's fiasco without incident or anything really worth noting …

TftDS Excerpt: Caller and Other Guy – A Hero’s Journey.

So, if you will indulge me, I present to you: “Caller and Other Guy: A hero's journey.” It started as a normal night out at the bar. Caller, the native, was showing his visiting relative, Other Guy, a good time out on the town. The had a fancy dinner out and was following it up …

TftDS: CH10, Part2 Teaser – The spicy McChicken

Let me start this one off by assuring you all; no chickens were fucked during the course of this story. At least none that I'm aware of. People are into some weird stuff. (See “Slovakian Traffic Cone.” If common sense and natural progression are in effect here, you should have just read it.) I'm actually …

TftDS: Chapter 10, Part 1. The Slovokian Traffic Cone. (NSFW)

I wasn't going to post this, but here we go.  I hope you enjoy and feel free to share.     The Slovokian Traffic Cone   Innuendo. It's a big word, I know. It basically means “hinting at fucking.” Okay, that's not exactly what it means, but close enough. I was mostly a weekend driver, …