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What being an Uber driver is really like

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Uber has garnered something of a stigma for the company's occasionally entitled antics, and GQ's Mickey Rapkin wanted to find out whether that appearance carried over to its customers and drivers too. For a week earlier this month, Rapkin began offering rides on UberX, shuttling passengers around Los Angeles to see what it's like as an Uber driver and who it is that asks to be driven around. To some surprise, the crowd was quite diverse: while Rapkin quickly became frustrated with raucous groups headed out to bars, he also drove around a quiet teenager and a pair of doctors. For his full perspective on the cab-driving voyeurism and the world of Uber, head over to GQ's website to read the complete piece.