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Sometimes it seems like cab drivers are the last remnant of surly, rude, angry New York. They’ll argue about anything, they don’t want to go to Brooklyn and they’re the only tip-based service workers for whom the customer is never right. A new study by three NYU doctors has found that all of that attitude […]

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Dodging your fare may get more difficult soon, as the NYPD is beginning self-defense training for cab drivers. According to the Post, the regimen will include strategies for dealing with “violent passengers and farebeaters” as well as “handling high-stress situations that could lead to road rage and accidents.” Training will also include what a driver should do […]

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You’re out of luck if you wanted to buy this sexy calendar of “NYC Taxi Drivers.” It’s already backordered. Freelance photographers Philip Kirkman and Shannon McLaughlin took these “sultry” photos of “some of the city’s best-humored taxi drivers” being all swag, kittenish and manly-man and way underestimated just how popular something like this would be. Why hello Hicham, […]

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Cab Roulette is a recurring series in which comedian Dan Speiser interviews cab drivers about their experiences on the job. This week’s driver is Ayuud from Pakistan who gets into a heated debate with Dan over gender roles in America versus Pakistan. DISCLAIMER: this guy is pretty old school. Episode 1: Abdulai Episode 2: Tony Episode 3: Adama Episode […]

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Cab Roulette is a recurring series in which comedian Dan Speiser interviews cab drivers about their experiences on the job. Dan’s latest cab encounter is with a driver named Adams (first name), who’s down with a cold after being sneezed on by a slew of passengers. Episode 1: Abdulai Episode 2: Tony Episode 3: Adama […]

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Cab Roulette is a recurring series in which comedian Dan Speiser interviews cab drivers about their experiences on the job. This week Dan meets Abdulai, a cabbie from Senegal with spiritual fortitude and a high tolerance for farts. […]

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