Driving for Uber: My first rude passenger

My on again, off again part time career as an Uber driver was more on again this week. I drove a couple of times and my experiences, for the most part, were positive. You do not have to yell I only had one bad rider. She was just a rude, terrible person. As soon as we left her house, I attempted to start small talk … Continue reading “Driving for Uber: My first rude passenger”

What it’s like to drive for Uber

A few months ago, I signed up to be an Uber driver. The way Uber works is that as an Uber driver, you are an independent contractor. You don’t work for Uber. You are your own boss. You work as much or as little as you wish. Everything is handled through your smartphone. When you … Continue reading “What it’s like to drive for Uber”

The economic reality of comic book conventions

Denise Dorman, wife of illustrator Dave Dorman, wrote a blog post about how attending comic book conventions as an industry professional is a money losing endeavor. According to Denise, people go to comic book conventions not to see artists like her husband and buy some of their work, but to see cosplayers, folks who dress … Continue reading “The economic reality of comic book conventions”

If you have a problem with the Ray Rice story, blame Diane Ruberton

It seems the entire sports world has been wringing its collective hands over the Ray Rice elevator video. Some have been calling for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to be fired over his handling of the entire situation. It’s hard to watch the video and understand how Goodell could suspend Rice for only two games. What I … Continue reading “If you have a problem with the Ray Rice story, blame Diane Ruberton”