Today I gave an Uber ride to these two super nice fellas Felipe Cagno and Fabiano Neves, the writer and artist for The Few and Cursed comic. They were here on business for Comic-Con from Brazil. Link to their Kickstarter page. Great meeting you fellas!
This morning one of my Uber passengers was Jonathan Kumar, the CEO and Founder of Samaritan. This app startup has not only a really great idea but also a very necessary mission which is to help your local homeless neighbors with the social and financial capital needed to meet their housing and health goals. This … Read more
Here is my Uber earnings report so far this week. This is mostly driving a few hours on Thursday and Friday and then most of the day on Saturday so about two full days of driving. To be precise, these earnings are from driving for 18 hours and 54 minutes. So if you divide $516.47 … Read more
Here’s an interesting, unintentional discovery I made recently to save on my monthly car insurance premium with Geico. My debit card number was compromised recently so I had to get a new one and update all of my accounts setup on auto bill pay. While I was on the phone with Geico updating my card … Read more
I captured this somewhat interesting landmark moment in my Prius today while Ubering in El Segundo. 40k miles baby! With zero issues so far. I have 60k miles left until my bumper to bumper zero deductible warranty expires so we’ll see how well she holds up until then. The Toyota Prius is an amazing vehicle. … Read more
So after I replied to their support email, they denied my claim because they said I didn’t send them a picture, even though I did send them a picture. Their ticketing support system is having a technical software issue so the images don’t load correctly. I sent them a video proving that I did in … Read more
Today I had, by far, the worst experience during my time as an Uber driver. I gave a ride to a mentally disabled married couple that both worked at McDonalds and they both smelled really bad. But the husband smelled of literal poop and the stench transferred on to my rear seat where he was … Read more
Depending on your location, Uber provides the option to make deliveries by bicycle or scooter (motorcycle). Where I live in Corona, CA, the app doesn’t give me the option to make deliveries by bicycle or scooter, probably because it’s not densely populated enough. But if you’re closer to a major city, when signing up for … Read more
Check out the mind blowing gas prices in Studio City yesterday (6-21-2022)! $7.29 for regular 87 octane $7.39 for super 89 octane $7.49 for premium 91 octane $7.59 for diesel! I’m really glad to be a Prius owner right now.
I used to skate when I was younger so when I dropped off an Uber passenger yesterday right next to the Baxter Street hill in LA, I immediately recognized it and had to take a quick video. This used to be a famous spot to skate down because it’s the steepest, or second steepest, hill/street … Read more