The majestic LA skyline. (Image: joedoeforty1/Flickr)

The premise is pretty simple– two people each hail one of the ride-sharing cars from the same spot and see how long it takes to get to their destination. But the comedians putting the “race” together have promised me there’s a twist. Something about finding the Backstreet Boys on the way?

This is coming to us live via comedy crew Super Deluxe, the same outfit that live-streamed how long it’d take their car to get a parking ticket. Comedians DJ Douggpound and Brent Weinbach will be hosting and providing commentary to, presumably, make watching two taxi rides a little more exciting.


Other than that I have no idea what’s going to happen. I guess, that’s the point of being live.

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