Backseat Rider

Backseat Rider

United States

Backseat Rider is coming in August 2016

Episodes

#21: Conditional Love  

The conversation turns to parenting after two consecutive passengers (men) tell Anthony why they're each estranged from their mothers. -this podcast is brought to you by Truecar -to sponsor Anthony in Dancing with Chicago Celebrities, donate here https://t.co/TKN04jZlpv (all proceeds support the breast cancer fight) -New users of LYFT can use promo code BACKSEATRIDER for up to $50 in free ride credit.

#20: Best Job, Worst Job  

After a big transition of his own, Anthony and his passengers explore why some people are happy in their jobs, while others aren't.

#19: Rideshare Royalty  

Anthony tracks down the two guys who have given more Lyft rides than any other driver in Chicago. This episode is a collection of their stories from the roadways.

#18: The Dating Episode  

With Valentine's Day around the corner, passengers tell Anthony about their best and worst dates...ever.

#17: Sarvin  

After his friend gets stranded in Australia, Anthony asks passengers to tell their immigration stories.

Don't Stunt for the Book  

Anthony has passengers dig deep into their love/hate relationship with social media.

EPISODE 15 : CELEBRITY MYSTIQUE  

Passengers tell Anthony candid stories about celebrity encounters (WARNING: explicit/sexual content)

EPISODE 14 : THEY, THEM, THEIRS  

Anthony learns about heroin addiction, then has his first deep conversation with a person who is transgender.

EPISODE 13 : CONFRONTATION (PART TWO)  

If you could confront one person in your life, who would it be and what would you say? Part 2 of 2.

EPISODE 12 : CONFRONTATION (PART ONE)  

If you could confront one person in your life, who would it be and what would you say? Part 1 of 2.

EPISODE 11 : TRIP TO THE HOSPITAL  

Unexpected stories of survival emerge when a woman needs a Lyft to the hospital.

EPISODE 10 : BUS STOP BLANKET  

A simple offer at a Chicago bus stop leads to an unexpected friendship.

EPISODE 9 : CONNECTION  

Anthony reaches out to you: the listener.

EPISODE 8 : TREY (PART ONE)  

The story of Anthony's craziest Lyft ride. (warning: explicit)

EPISODE 7 : GRATITUDE  

On the eve Thanksgiving, Anthony and his passengers take a look at how true gratitude is often the result of great struggle.

EPISODE 6 : TREASURED  

What's the most treasured thing you own? Sorry, can't be your cell phone. When Anthony takes this question to his passengers, one man tells the story of how losing a prized object steered his life in a new direction.

EPISODE 5 : FORGIVENESS  

How do we stop feeling angry or resentful after an offense or betrayal? The day after a divisive election, Anthony learns how passengers have found different paths to forgiveness.

EPISODE 4 : LOCKER ROOM TALK  

Anthony's passengers share personal experiences and candid opinions about sexual harassment, in the wake of Donald Trump's "locker room talk."

EPISODE 3 : PARANORMAL  

Have you ever experienced anything you'd consider...paranormal? Halloween's almost here: the perfect chance for Anthony to seek these experiences from his backseat riders. These are real stories from real people, so you might want to listen with the light on. Oddly, some really creepy stuff happened while recording this episode (look for that toward the end of this episode)

EPISODE 2 : MOVIES  

What movie has had the biggest impact on your life? In this episode, Anthony asks passengers to narrow it down to one, then poses the bigger question: why? The stories you'll hear in this podcast--from restaurant managers...to med school students...to jobless, heartbroken singles--are often just as dramatic as the movies themselves.

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