Anthony Ponce

Anthony Ponce is a Lyft driver and the creator/host of Backseat Rider on PodcastOne. He previously anchored the morning news on NBC Chicago, where he was a general assignment reporter for 10 years.

An illustration of people talking in a car.

How to Talk to the Stranger Driving You Around Town

A Lyft driver’s pro tips for breaking through awkward silence and small-talk when you hail a ride.