Lyft passenger stares at death. Man contemplates his mortality after receiving bad news.

Staring at Death — A Tale of Two Passengers

The young guy was fired up. Not at me. But at Arabs. He was Hispanic American and he let me know in no uncertain terms that he hated Arab Uber drivers. He lives in an apartment complex, and, apparently, they have canceled on him a few times when they couldn't find his apartment and he couldn't …

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It’s a Sad Day if You’re Coming to Dr. Sean for Counseling and Career Advice

I don't know what it is about me that makes strangers seek my advice when they get into my car when I'm driving rideshare. Maybe it's my sage appearance or the wise tone in my voice. Or maybe it's because they are already used to asking unqualified strangers for crucial relationship, legal, and medical advice over the …

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A Road Less Traveled (or How I Ended up in Bum F*** Egypt)

It was oh-dark-30 and I was on an unlit road to nowhere, heading to a town I hadn't even known existed. How the hell did this happen? About thirty minutes before, I had been summoned to the Coach House in Scottsdale at around 12:30 a.m. I'd almost turned off the Uber Driver app to head …

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Why I Endangered a Kid in My Rideshare Ambulance

The other night, I had an ill child in my car who probably needed surgery -- and a moral dilemma on my hands. It was Thursday night and I was doing some rideshare driving. I'd driven a party of four down to Riggs road, way the hell south of my normal area of operation, but whatever, …

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