25 Feb '12, 6pm
rt @samarov Three new Hack stories: "Chest Hams" "Maintenance Man" "Auntie"
She practically gets herself run over getting me to stop. Then she drags a guy away from a group talking on the sidewalk and hurries him into the cab. We’re in Printer’s Row and they want to go to Lakeview so I make my way toward Lake Shore Drive. Every time I turn she pinballs from one side of the cab to the other—hitting the door, then caroming back into her companion, then back at the door again. “I tend to be dramatic, if you haven’t noticed,” she announces. She wants to know where I’m from and when I tell her she asks if I have a good recipe for borsht. “We’re both cooks,” she explains. I don’t. They gossip about work for a bit. It seems he’s just started there. “I have to confess something: I feel really bad about what happened last week. I was like, ‘Hey, new guy, how about an over-the-jeans handjob?’ Then I practically did it with you in the middle of the restauran...