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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 29, 2016

02:22 - Seth’s website: http://sethbh.com/ and Laura's first impression of Seth

3:47 - Seth in book form: "Every Page a Little Seth" and Seth in Web series form: "Every Day a Little Seth" 

23:50 - The many productions of "Love Quirks"

26:22 - "Broadway Meows" and "Broadway Can," charity concerts

31:12 - Seth’s play:...


Feb 22, 2016

Jake and Laura talk about "Punk Grandpa" being performed at the 2016 FRIGID New York festival and at Three Brothers Theatre in Waukegan! Buy tickets here: http://punkgrandpa.com/

02:34 - How did Laura get into the FRIGID New York Festival?

03:00 - Smacking sound is Laura slapping the couch because she is so excited


Feb 15, 2016

01:50 - When did Ron know he wanted to do theatre?

04:18 - Rumor about Ron

09:01 - What is it like to be on the board for The Actor's Equity Association (the actor’s union)?

16:33 - How did Ron's solo show, "Churchill," begin?

33:45 - What was it like to live in New York for six months?

38:56 - Highlights of being in


Feb 8, 2016

www.johnweagly.com

03:08 - First play produced:  "Dr. Goat:  Goat Doctor"

07:11 - Five of John's plays were produced on Dec. 11, 2015!

09:46 - Make Ready 

11:25 - John's writing process

14:01 - John recommends checking out NYC Playwrights for submission opportunities: http://nycp.blogspot.com

16:10 - John is not a...


Feb 1, 2016

You can find Amy Sumpter online at: http://amysumpter.com

9:10 - The Kates at Kate the Great Bookstore

17:05 - The conservatory program at Second City and how it worked for Amy

31:10 - "She's Crafty," Beastie Boys tribute band!

44:52 - Amy's conflicting feelings for MCA of the "Beastie Boys"

45:45 - Amy's time at...