Podcast: Tales of an Uber Driver

Milwaukee Magazine copy editor Tom Tolan also works as an Uber driver. Along with staffers Dan Simmons and Dan Shafer, he talks about his new feature story on the Uber experience.

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In the May issue of Milwaukee Magazine, you’ll find a first-person feature story written by Tom Tolan about working as an Uber driver. On this episode, Tom and managing editor Dan Simmons joined the podcast to talk about the how the story came together, the Uber experience, and getting to know a city through driving an uber or a cab. Be sure to read the story, called “Driving Through Time,” in the new issue of the magazine, which is on newsstands Monday, May 2, and is available for purchase online at milwaukeemag.com/shop.

Also: we feature local music on The Milwaukee Magazine Podcast. If you have a song you’d like to hear featured on an upcoming episode, tweet us @danshaferMKE or @milwaukeemag.

This episode’s featured song is “A Place To Plant Our Flag” by Paladino.

The Milwaukee Magazine Podcast is produced and edited by Dan Shafer. Find podcasts, videos, photo galleries and more on our Multimedia page.



Dan Shafer was the digital editor at Milwaukee Magazine. Dan joined the magazine as assistant editor in 2014 and wrote the November 2014 cover story, "Downtown Horizons." He's worked as a reporter at BizTimes Milwaukee and an editor at ThirdCoast Digest. Contact him at daniel.shafer@milwaukeemag.com. He's on Twitter @danshaferMKE.