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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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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