One part biting social commentary, one part sage advice, and all a collection of hilarious absurdities on the "joys" of commuting, Random Commuter Observations (RCOs) will make you cringe in recognition and maybe smile. After all, what other choice do you have?
Stress, inconsiderate people, sweat, delays, really strange smells, massive crowds, wearying bureaucracy, funny conversations overheard, and startling things seen.these "joys" and more are the unavoidable facts of life for millions of commuters.
Author Mike Lewis - writer, people person, observer of mankind, and fellow commuter - has regularly chronicled his adventures and gathered them into a collection of snarky, humorous, and informative observations and advice.
Believing wholeheartedly that laughter can help us cope, this veteran of the Commuter Wars wants to help others get through their day. Random Commuter Observations (RCOs) turns a weary, exacerbated eye to the fun and revelry of commuting by showcasing funny cartoons and real-life headlines of commuting nightmares, combined with Mike's pithy comments.
RCOs is for all of us who trudge to work every day - whether by train, bus, or automobile
- to serve as a remembrance of your daily adventures. Not.
Michael Lewis is the author of ten books, including The 100 Best Beatles Songs and A Guy Walks Into a Bar. A longtime book editor and chronic commuter, he has worked in publishing for more than 25 years. He lives in northern NJ.