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Rollerblading Has Caught Fire in Nairobi and This Guy’s the Star

Kenya may be decades late to the in-line skating trend, but one fleet-footed 24-year-old has turned his city’s latest craze into a lifeline for his family.

I Was a Young, Broke Lawyer When I Found the Perfect Job On Craigslist

My company settled tax debt “for pennies on the dollar.” But really I was the one settling.

Confessions of a Failed Timeshare Saleswoman

When my husband and I moved to Mexico I thought hawking timeshares would be an easy way to make money...but I wasn’t a good enough liar.


The Curbside Hustlers of Churchill Downs

Confessions of a Phony Telephone Psychic

When my family’s fortune suddenly went kaput, I discovered a talent for convincing unsuspecting saps that I can read the future.

Dialin’ for Dollars

He's dabbled in call centers, census work and newspaper-hawking. Now, one New York newcomer opens up about the surprisingly comical side of life at minimum wage.

The Hushed Hustlers of Central Park

From their perches in the heart of Manhattan, two quiet New Yorkers let their signs start the conversation.


At Home with the Italian Stallion

Barking at Strangers

Hitting the streets with a comic who just wants to get on stage.