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30 Jan 2017

Don’t Let #DeleteUber Just be a Hollow Trend

Ahhh… there’s nothing like waking up to a good Boycott Uber movement. This morning my Twitter and Facebook were lit up with denunciations of Uber. Hashtag Delete Uber. The joy of seeing their louche brand dragged through the mud is always exhilarating. But fleeting. Like every other wave of public outrage

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11 Jul 2016

Pikachu Now Driving for Uber Due to Drastic Rent Increase

Yes, it’s true: despite his success as the most famous Pokemon character in the world, Pikachu is now driving part time for Uber. How does this happen to a character that has provided so much joy to people around the world? Earlier this week Jigglypuff, Pikachu’s longtime domestic partner, was captured by

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12 Apr 2021

Broke-Ass Stuart is Looking for a New Arts & Events Editor

Broke-Ass Stuart has been at the center of the events and arts scene in the Bay Area for over 15 years. And right now we are looking to bring on a new editor to focus on events as the world begins to open back up. This is a cool opportunity since events will be taking

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24 Feb 2016

Anonymous Driver Explains Uber’s Frightening Safety Inspection

A fella who drives for both Uber and Lyft reached out to me the other day. He hollered at me saying “I’ve got major major safety concerns about Uber that go beyond their background checks that I feel that people should be aware of.” This of course piqued my interest

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23 Feb 2016

7 Things Assholes Do With Their Phones

From texting about your penis to killing a baby dolphin for a selfie, don’t do these things with your phone…

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27 Jan 2016

Preston Picus Thinks He Can Beat Nancy Pelosi for Congress

When I was running for mayor of SF I went to the US Conference of Mayors to try and stir things up. I failed at that, but I did get to see some important people speak including Barrack Obama and Nancy Pelosi. A funny thing happened when Pelosi spoke though.

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28 Sep 2015

The Problems with Lyft, Uber, and the Rest of Them

Note: This article originally appeared on App360 in February 2014. When it was first published Flywheel had just been announced and I didn’t know it was strictly for cab drivers. I don’t recall what ridesharing service it was. It could’ve been Lyft, Uber, Flywheel, Side Car, or Aladdin’s magic carpet. I don’t remember. Given

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06 May 2015

The Power Sex Couple – Notes from an Uber/Lyft

An excerpt from the zine Behind the Wheel 2: Notes from an Uber/Lyft. Her rating is 4.2. I accept the ride automatically, like I do with all my Uber requests.  The ping comes in and I tap the flashing icon on my iPhone as quickly as possible before it expires.  I

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29 Apr 2015

The Funny, Sad, Crazy Uber-Review Tweets

Bitching about taxis is so 2012. Not only has Uber disrupted the way people get around town, they’ve also given everybody a new target of contempt. And just as their name suggests, Uber isn’t your run-of-the-mill whipping boy. No, they are the ultimate shock absorber for disdain. Remember when you

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