TftDS – The hipster handjob – reworked

Part Two: The Hipster Hand Job.   The next day I drove up to the big city to drive for the night.  Bigger cities had more people, more events, more business and more rides.  Which meant more money for this guy.  I had probably completed 10-15 more rides since last night's fiasco.  All of those …

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TftDS: Coming out of the Stables – Derby Days re-write

Part Four: Coming Out of the Stables   Many college campuses and sororities around the country mimic the pageantry and fanfare of the Kentucky Derby by hosting events on the day of the big race.  Typically at these events, guys will dress up as douchebags in pastels and the ladies will dress up like high-priced …

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 …

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 …