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It's “That Guy… Who Was in That Thing” meets “The Nerdist Podcast” but with people even less well known! Sure it's fun to interview the crazy famous and ask them about the difficult years, but that's been done and they won't return our calls. Memories are plastic - we're getting the real dirt from people still crawling through it. Laura Scruggs is the playwright and Jake Scruggs is the technical guy who listens to a lot of “This American Life” and thinks that qualifies him to interview people.

Nov 20, 2017

03:37 - "Avenge Our Blood:" inspiration. http://threecatproductions.com/201718-three-cat-season/avenge-our-blood
08:08 - How David and Bec found each other and how they made "Avenge Our Blood" a one person show.
11:12 - How does David Finney relate to this play/is he religious?
13:00 - As a director, how does Bec...


Nov 13, 2017

Jake and Laura Scruggs talk about:

  • Laura's new Job working with the mentally disabled.
  • Moving to Logan Square.
  • Selling their Rogers Park Condo and losing 10k on the deal.
  • Living next to their niece.
  • Trying to be more happy.
  • Laura's documentary, full length play, 10 minute holiday play, monthly storytelling show, and...


Nov 7, 2017

06:34 - Origin of “Captain Ambivalent”
09:41 - “Precious” a song about “Lord of the Rings”’s Gollum in the style of country
15:05 - Almost all of Captain Ambivalent’s music is up on SoundClound as free samples
23:09 - How Captain Ambivalent’s costume & persona came about
28:09 -Video of Cafe Vivaldi...


Oct 30, 2017

02:21 - Debate about the pronunciation and the basis of 'Leda,' Amy's play. www.ledaplay.com
06:31 - Julia Swift.
08:16 - Reading in Ann Arbor, Michigan. http://www.a2ct.org/shows/the-play-s-the-thing-2015
09:40 - Director Pat Henderson!
11:31 - All ticket proceeds will go to the charity, Mercy Corps!


Oct 23, 2017

01:33 - "Stuffing the Turkey." Workshop a version in 2014. Coming again next year.
https://www.meetup.com/Chicago-Film-Lover-Exchange/events/172385132/
05:29 - Tony's theatre experience. Illinois Theater Center http://www.ilthctr.org
07:11 - Studying play writing at Milliken https://millikin.edu/theatre
23:06 -...