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Backseat Rider

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Journalist Anthony Ponce goes from the bright lights of a major news network to behind the wheel of a ride-share car, bringing you the real life stories of his passengers. From businessmen and baristas to strippers and students... hear the unique worldviews of people from all walks of life, as Anthony and his riders navigate the streets of Chicago. (interviews are recorded with full knowledge and consent).

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Journalist Anthony Ponce goes from the bright lights of a major news network to behind the wheel of a ride-share car, bringing you the real life stories of his passengers. From businessmen and baristas to strippers and students... hear the unique worldviews of people from all walks of life, as Anthony and his riders navigate the streets of Chicago. (interviews are recorded with full knowledge and consent).

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Backseat Rider

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Journalist Anthony Ponce goes from the bright lights of a major news network to behind the wheel of a ride-share car, bringing you the real life stories of his passengers. From businessmen and baristas to strippers and students... hear the unique worldviews of people from all walks of life, as Anthony and his riders navigate the streets of Chicago. (interviews are recorded with full knowledge and consent).

#79: Rahm & Eddie

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson are this week's backseat riders. When Anthony poses a question about impactful movies, it leads to unusually personal conversations with two of the most influential men in Chicago.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl

-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com), Geico (www.geico.com), and Quip (getquip.com/rider)

Jul 04 2018

41mins

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#80: Perfection or Death - Jimmy Chin & Alex Honnold

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"Alex Honnold's free solo climb of El Capitan should be celebrated as one of the greatest athletic feats of any kind, ever," said the New York Times. In this 30-minute conversation, Honnold and filmmaker/climber Jimmy Chin answer all of Anthony's questions about their new film 'Free Solo,' which depict's Honnold's historic, ropeless climb of "the most impressive wall on Earth," including: what was going through Alex's mind during his aborted attempt at El Cap? What did his mom think of the film? Is he still together with his girlfriend? What did he say to the guy in the unicorn costume he encountered halfway up? And also...is there anything left for this pair to conquer?

-'Free Solo' trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urRVZ4SW7WU

-Jimmy Chin instagram: @Jimmy_Chin

-Alex Honnold instagram: @alexhonnold

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl

-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

-Episode sponsored by Geico (www.geico.com), and Pluto TV (www.pluto.tv)

Oct 31 2018

39mins

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#46: Driving to Trump Territory

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In search of Trump supporters, Anthony drives his Lyft to a rural area near the Iowa border. Armed with questions from outraged Chicago passengers, Anthony finds answers from fans of the president--including one husband and wife who proudly fly the confederate flag.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl
-BACKSEAT RIDER FEEDBACK: 312-709-4667 or backseatrider1@gmail.com
-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit
-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com)

Aug 21 2017

40mins

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#48: Reachers & Settlers

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In a romantic relationship, have you ever "settled" for someone? On the flip side, have you ever felt like you were "reaching" (i.e. dating "up")? This past week, a woman broke up with Anthony's good friend. Right after the breakup, his friend said, "in relationships, there are two kinds of people: reachers and settlers. Maybe I need to stop being a reacher." In this episode, Anthony explores this theory with his passengers, leading to some insightful stories about why some relationships fail, while others succeed.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl
-BACKSEAT RIDER FEEDBACK: 312-709-4667 or backseatrider1@gmail.com
-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit
-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com)

Sep 06 2017

43mins

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#50: Life-Changing Day

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Is there a single day that changed your life forever? Anthony's passengers tackle this big question, including: a Chicago nurse who one day up and left for Alaska, a man who changed his philosophy after getting snubbed by a family member, and an artist who lost everything she owned in a fire.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl
-BACKSEAT RIDER FEEDBACK: 312-709-4667 or backseatrider1@gmail.com
-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit
-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com)
-Artwork referenced from fire http://bit.ly/2w5rp8B

Sep 20 2017

31mins

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#78 (NEW!): Driving a Medium

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Anthony drives a self-described psychic/medium who claims to be communicating with Anthony's deceased grandparents during the car ride. Is he legit? Listen for yourself.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl

-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com) and Geico (www.geico.com)

Jun 27 2018

35mins

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#28 - Cringeworthy (Rebroadcast)

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Anthony goes out with some friends and the conversation turns to: when each of their parents embarrassed them the most. Everyone had a tale, so he decides to take this topic to the passengers. Resulting stories range from low-grade embarrassment (her dad wore WHAT to drop her off at school?) to life-altering humiliation ("I could feel the Earth move beneath my feet.") GRAND FINALE: Anthony shares his own story, then ambush-interviews his own mother. This episode originally aired in April of 2017.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl

-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com) and Geico (www.geico.com)

May 16 2018

35mins

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#58: Passengers of the Year

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The most shocking, hilarious, bizarre, and moving interviews of 2017. These are all real passengers, paired with host/driver Anthony Ponce by the Lyft application. WARNING: EXPLICIT / NSFW
-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6

-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

Dec 27 2017

38mins

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#61: Dear Chicago

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In late January--arguably the toughest part of winter--many Chicagoans question why they choose to live there. In this episode, Anthony's passengers explore their relationships with the city, both the best and worst parts. The result: Chicago through the lenses of both the well-to-do, and the struggling. (includes bonus interview with a life-long journalist related to your host)

Passenger shout-outs: Ravinia Festival (www.ravinia.org); The Art Institute of Chicago (www.artic.edu); Navy Pier (www.navypier.org); Giordano's (www.giordanos.com); Osmium Coffee Bar (www.darkmattercoffee.com); Lincoln Station (www.lincolnstation.com)

Join the Backseat Rider Facebook Community at https://t.co/qaFOi6.
New Lyft users: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit.
This episode is sponsored by Truecar (www.truecar.com) and Geico (www.geico.com)

Jan 24 2018

56mins

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#57: I'm F-ing Awesome

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A man shares the details of a life-changing medical procedure, and a woman opens up about how her unique first name has affected her life.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6
-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit
-Link to Anthony's article for The Atlantic's Citylab: http://bit.ly/2oLOle0

Dec 20 2017

37mins

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#77: Risky

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What is the biggest risk you've ever taken? A big question that leads to some big results: including a woman who dropped her career to open a used bookstore and a man attempting to scale the tallest mountain on each of the seven continents.

-Alex Pancoe website: www.peaksofmind.com
-Alex Pancoe Instagram handle: peaks_of_mind
-Heirloom Books: https://www.facebook.com/heirloombookschicago/

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl

-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com) and Geico (www.geico.com)

May 30 2018

30mins

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#49: First Day Back

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We all remember the feeling of going back to school after summer break. But what about specific memories from the very first day? With 'back to school' on the minds of many this past week, Anthony explores this question with his passengers. In this episode, you'll hear from an unlikely inner-city valedictorian, a lost college grad who finally finds her calling, and the story of why pew assignments were so important at a prestigious boarding school chapel.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl
-BACKSEAT RIDER FEEDBACK: 312-709-4667 or backseatrider1@gmail.com
-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit
-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com)

Sep 13 2017

31mins

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#55: Smells Like Wood

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This week in Anthony's Lyft car: a life-long circus performer, a self-proclaimed nihilist, and why a man who spent years on a gift for his wife says it ultimately "went over like a lead balloon." NOTE: This episode marks the first time Anthony takes part in a mission to transport a body part.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6
-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit
-Episode sponsored by Blue Apron (visit blueapron.com/backseat for $30 off your first order)

Dec 06 2017

56mins

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#59: Girl with the Dragonfly Tattoo (Rebroadcast)

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In this episode, Anthony seeks input from passengers after his wife's decision to get a tattoo sparks a tense conversation. This episode originally posted in January 2018.

Join the Backseat Rider Facebook Community at https://t.co/qaFOi6.

New Lyft users: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit.

Tattoo artist Mike Ramos Instagram: Ramsies and www.blackatlasstudios.com

This episode is sponsored by Truecar (www.truecar.com) and Geico (www.geico.com)

Jun 06 2018

47mins

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#59: Girl with the Dragonfly Tattoo

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In this episode, Anthony seeks input from passengers after his wife's decision to get a tattoo sparks a tense conversation. 

 Join the Backseat Rider Facebook Community at https://t.co/qaFOi6.

New Lyft users: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit.  

Tattoo artist Mike Ramos Instagram: Ramsies and www.blackatlasstudios.com

This episode is sponsored by Truecar (www.truecar.com) and Geico (www.geico.com)

Jan 10 2018

47mins

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#51: Injustice

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After tension flares between Trump and NFL players over national anthem protests, Anthony's passengers explore the injustices they've faced in their own lives. In this episode, you'll hear a passenger describe the subtle racism in the Chicago club scene, a mother whose daughter says she was screwed by a divorce court, a battered woman who wasn't taken seriously by a local police department, and a man who was the victim of workplace bullying.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl
-BACKSEAT RIDER FEEDBACK: 312-709-4667 or backseatrider1@gmail.com
-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

Sep 27 2017

36mins

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#52: Rituals

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A passenger shows Anthony a priceless object. A man explains why he sometimes dresses in his father's clothing. A mother explains a routine she can't leave her house without doing.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6
-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

Nov 08 2017

41mins

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#63: Shouldn'ta Seen It

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Have you ever seen anything that you were not "supposed" to see? This week: how one passenger found out a loved one was a prostitute, what one woman did after witnessing a hit-and-run, and for one man...the long-term impact of walking in on his mom having sex when he was 8 years old.

Join the Backseat Rider Facebook Community at https://t.co/qaFOi6.

New Lyft users: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit.

This episode is sponsored by Truecar (www.truecar.com) and Geico (www.geico.com)

Feb 07 2018

44mins

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#36: The Pops (Rebroadcast)

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With Father's Day almost here, Anthony & his passengers explore the experiences that have defined their relationships with their dads, including: why a rabbi hasn't spoken to his father in months, a dad's reaction after his daughter was kicked out of college for plagiarism, the "academic contract" one teenager signed with her dad, and the story of how a certain beverage brought one father and son together after years. At the end of this week's episode: a surprise guest. This episode originally aired in June of 2017.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl

-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com)

Jun 13 2018

1hr 10mins

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#53: Uncomfortably Numb

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How much thought do you give to negative news stories? How do they affect your mental health? After an onslaught of traumatic national stories, Anthony and his riders discuss their impact on daily life. In this episode, you'll hear why a quarrel is brewing between one man and his next door neighbor, why some topics are off-limits in one Chicago household, and why one man refused to enter an iconic Chicago building.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6
-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

Nov 15 2017

36mins

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#87: Amira's Next Chapter

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Two months after surviving a brutal attack at the hands of her ex-fiancee, "Amira" returns to Backseat Rider with an update on her life, her struggles, and her message to others who may be in abusive relationships. To donate to Amira, please visit https://www.gofundme.com/amira039s-next-chapter

May 29 2019

40mins

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#86: Curveball

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A passionate special education teacher gets blindsided by a mysterious health condition.

Join the Backseat Rider community on Facebook: https://bit.ly/2tNYiak

Promo code ($50 ride credit) for new Lyft users: BACKSEATRIDER

May 15 2019

36mins

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#85: Choosing Door No. 2

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A handsome stranger walks into an upscale cafe and says to the woman behind the counter, "You have two doors. The first door is you get a $100 cash tip. The second door is, you get the [one] THING that you need." In this episode, the woman behind the counter tells us the true story of what happened after she chose Door No. 2.

Join the Backseat Rider community on Facebook: https://bit.ly/2tNYiak

Promo code ($50 ride credit) for new Lyft users: BACKSEATRIDER

May 01 2019

24mins

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#84: Sex in the Principal's Office

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A passenger reveals the shocking reason he ran away from boarding school at age 12, hitchhiking hundreds of miles back to his home. Another man tells Anthony how he escaped a South Side shoot-out as a teenager.

Join the Backseat Rider community on Facebook: https://bit.ly/2tNYiak

Promo code ($50 ride credit) for new Lyft users: BACKSEATRIDER

Apr 17 2019

35mins

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#83: Amira

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Minutes into this car ride, Anthony's passenger reveals she had, hours earlier, been the victim of a vicious physical attack by her fiancee. This is the recording of their car ride to the police station.

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 or www.thehotline.org

Join the Backseat Rider community on Facebook: https://bit.ly/2tNYiak

Promo code ($50 ride credit) for new Lyft users: BACKSEATRIDER

Apr 03 2019

32mins

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#82: A Fifth Grader's Dad

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"When you get to the 5th grade, that's when the cliques start to form."

On today's episode, the father of an 11-year-old who is currently being bullied after school tells Anthony how the bullying started, what measures he and his son have taken to stop it, and how it's stirring up a tragic incident from the father's own past.

Join the Backseat Rider community on Facebook: https://bit.ly/2tNYiak

Promo code ($50 ride credit) for new Lyft users: BACKSEATRIDER

Mar 20 2019

44mins

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#81: Aaaaaand We're Back

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Time to put Backseat Rider back in your regular podcast rotation. To kick off the new season, Anthony dusts off the Lyft app and gets reacquainted with passengers via the following question: of the recent news stories, which one has had the biggest impact on you?

Join the Backseat Rider community on Facebook: https://bit.ly/2tNYiak

Promo code ($50 ride credit) for new Lyft users: BACKSEATRIDER

Mar 06 2019

29mins

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#80: Perfection or Death - Jimmy Chin & Alex Honnold

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"Alex Honnold's free solo climb of El Capitan should be celebrated as one of the greatest athletic feats of any kind, ever," said the New York Times. In this 30-minute conversation, Honnold and filmmaker/climber Jimmy Chin answer all of Anthony's questions about their new film 'Free Solo,' which depict's Honnold's historic, ropeless climb of "the most impressive wall on Earth," including: what was going through Alex's mind during his aborted attempt at El Cap? What did his mom think of the film? Is he still together with his girlfriend? What did he say to the guy in the unicorn costume he encountered halfway up? And also...is there anything left for this pair to conquer?

-'Free Solo' trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urRVZ4SW7WU

-Jimmy Chin instagram: @Jimmy_Chin

-Alex Honnold instagram: @alexhonnold

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl

-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

-Episode sponsored by Geico (www.geico.com), and Pluto TV (www.pluto.tv)

Oct 31 2018

39mins

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Update from your Driver

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Anthony updates the status of the podcast.

Oct 10 2018

4mins

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#79: Rahm & Eddie

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson are this week's backseat riders. When Anthony poses a question about impactful movies, it leads to unusually personal conversations with two of the most influential men in Chicago.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl

-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com), Geico (www.geico.com), and Quip (getquip.com/rider)

Jul 04 2018

41mins

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#78 (NEW!): Driving a Medium

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Anthony drives a self-described psychic/medium who claims to be communicating with Anthony's deceased grandparents during the car ride. Is he legit? Listen for yourself.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl

-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com) and Geico (www.geico.com)

Jun 27 2018

35mins

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#36: The Pops (Rebroadcast)

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With Father's Day almost here, Anthony & his passengers explore the experiences that have defined their relationships with their dads, including: why a rabbi hasn't spoken to his father in months, a dad's reaction after his daughter was kicked out of college for plagiarism, the "academic contract" one teenager signed with her dad, and the story of how a certain beverage brought one father and son together after years. At the end of this week's episode: a surprise guest. This episode originally aired in June of 2017.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl

-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com)

Jun 13 2018

1hr 10mins

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#59: Girl with the Dragonfly Tattoo (Rebroadcast)

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In this episode, Anthony seeks input from passengers after his wife's decision to get a tattoo sparks a tense conversation. This episode originally posted in January 2018.

Join the Backseat Rider Facebook Community at https://t.co/qaFOi6.

New Lyft users: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit.

Tattoo artist Mike Ramos Instagram: Ramsies and www.blackatlasstudios.com

This episode is sponsored by Truecar (www.truecar.com) and Geico (www.geico.com)

Jun 06 2018

47mins

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#77: Risky

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What is the biggest risk you've ever taken? A big question that leads to some big results: including a woman who dropped her career to open a used bookstore and a man attempting to scale the tallest mountain on each of the seven continents.

-Alex Pancoe website: www.peaksofmind.com
-Alex Pancoe Instagram handle: peaks_of_mind
-Heirloom Books: https://www.facebook.com/heirloombookschicago/

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl

-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com) and Geico (www.geico.com)

May 30 2018

30mins

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#76: The Greatest Generation

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This week, Anthony introduces you to two members of America's "Greatest Generation" - a 90 year old woman who's been waiting tables since 1951, and a WW2 veteran who was honored at a Blackhawks game. This episode is an intimate portrait of two American treasures...complete with their thoughts on love, loss, and longevity.

-DONNA FENTON ON FOX 32:
http://www.fox32chicago.com/mornings/backseat-rider/backseat-rider-chicagos-loveliest-hostess-reflects-on-decades-of-service

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl

-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com) and Geico (www.geico.com)

May 23 2018

31mins

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#28 - Cringeworthy (Rebroadcast)

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Anthony goes out with some friends and the conversation turns to: when each of their parents embarrassed them the most. Everyone had a tale, so he decides to take this topic to the passengers. Resulting stories range from low-grade embarrassment (her dad wore WHAT to drop her off at school?) to life-altering humiliation ("I could feel the Earth move beneath my feet.") GRAND FINALE: Anthony shares his own story, then ambush-interviews his own mother. This episode originally aired in April of 2017.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl

-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com) and Geico (www.geico.com)

May 16 2018

35mins

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#75: The Moms

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With Mother's Day around the corner, Anthony's passengers recount the moments that have defined their relationships with the women who brought them into this world. From the amusing ("Uh, mom? Are you smoking weed?")...to the epic ("she showed up to the delivery room...unannounced")...this week, you'll hear from a young makeup artist, a small business owner, a lawyer, a "former cubicle dweller," and a Chicago visitor who lost her mom way too early in life.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl

-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com) and Geico (www.geico.com)

May 09 2018

31mins

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#74: The Lessons of Failure

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What is the biggest lesson you've learned from a personal failure? Some things aren't truly "learned" unless they're born of personal experiences; oftentimes that means a mistake or a failure. This week, hear from a tae kwon do black belt, a high-performing doctor, two new parents, and a famous Hollywood actor.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl

-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com) and Geico (www.geico.com)

May 02 2018

29mins

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#73: Call Me Entendre

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When in your life have you felt a great sense of accomplishment? From sports feats and career milestones to break-ups and breakthroughs, this episode is a peek into just how different an "accomplishment" can be, from one passenger to the next. Additional music provided by ESCP (www.escpsound.com) This episode originally aired in July of 2017.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl

-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com) and Geico (www.geico.com)

Apr 25 2018

43mins

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#72: Envy vs. Admiration

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Think for a moment: what's the difference between envy and admiration? When have you felt each emotion...and why the distinction? In this week's episode, you'll hear from a woman who grew up the only black girl in an all-white neighborhood, a former college athlete, a shoe-loving college student, and an aspiring competitive eater.

-BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl

-NEW LYFT USERS: use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit

-Episode sponsored by TrueCar (www.truecar.com) and Geico (www.geico.com)

Apr 18 2018

33mins

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