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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.

Feb 23, 2015

Guest: Storyteller and improviser Erin Diamond

05:06 - The history of “McGillicuddy,” Erin's improv team and how one gets into such a thing.

12:52 - Erin discovered storytelling by going to "The Moth" 

13:28 -"The Armando" improv game explained at last.

18:01 - The Moth likes for stories to sound raw

20:51 - Erin's...


Feb 16, 2015

Guest: Bob D'Haene

Website: http://www.bobdhaene.com

Twitter: @dhaeneband

 

0:01:05 Bryn quickly plugs his show "Erik: A Play About A Puppet" with Rising Sun Performance Company and showing at Frigid Festival on 2/19, 21, 26, 28 and 3/8. For Tickets: http://www.risingsunnyc.com/erik.html and use the discount code:...


Feb 9, 2015

3:58 - Nilsa's "sad girl print ad" has been renewed for two years! 

6:53 - Laura got a rejection from a children's theater audition and is waiting to hear back if she'll get into Planet Connections Festival in New York

8:38 - Bryn has been stressing about money.

13:39 - Jake has an idea for Bryn that involves taking off...


Feb 2, 2015

Guest: Dax Valdes

Twitter: @DaxAttacks

 

0:01:30 Our guest is actor, choreographer, teaching artist Dax Valdes, a man who's name implies impending world domination

0:04:25 Dax is another actor who began performing at an early age, but began as a vocalist

0:09:25 When he arrived in New York, Dax's aunt, Ching Valdes-Aran...