The Gist: Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer on the making of Crash Test.

Don’t Throw Stones at People in Glass Buses

Don’t Throw Stones at People in Glass Buses

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Aug. 21 2015 8:01 PM

Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer Ride the Glass Bus

When making a comedy special, text Aziz and ask him to meet you at a taco stand. Then, shell out for a glass-encased motor coach.

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Thanks, Times Square, for making this insane glass bus with stadium seating.

Courtesy of Crash Test

Listen to Episode 325 of Slate’s The Gist:

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On The Gist, we debut a new financial news segment called MarketScope with correspondent Sebastian Sinclair. Plus, comedians Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer explain why they paid “$400 million” to bring a bus from New York City’s Times Square to Los Angeles for their comedy special Crash Test. For the Spiel, a special radio drama of speculative fiction from On the Media, which they adapted from the article by Jon Lovett for the Atlantic.

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.