The Memoirist
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The Memoirist

Hell Cab

Quick thinking saved me from a grave destination

We can set all taxis and their companies ablaze for all I care. Burn them. Except in London. They’re the exception. Otherwise, I enjoy watching the slow death of the taxi industry.

Cab drivers, when they were the only game in town, were obnoxious jerks. I tried ride-sharing while mainly relying on cabs. About a month into my Uber passenger…



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Amy Von Blickhahn

Writer of memoir essays, pop culture and all the trivia you never knew you wanted.