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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.

Apr 25, 2016

02:05 - Working with the "Young Americans"

05:11 - What was it like to work with Liberace?

10:00 - And how about Arsenio Hall?

12:09 - Michael's experience working on cruise ships

15:40 - How Michael started teaching

19:01 - Please donate to The Professional Theatre and Dance Youth Academy

24:03 - Jake has more...


Apr 18, 2016

03:25 - Why Thom talks while doing his act.

09:00 - Thom started working at a traveling carnival/circus at the age of 15/16

12:10 - How did Thom get the idea to start doing his own circus act?

14:01 - "It's as if Spalding Grey went to the sideshow..."

19:55 - The genesis of Thom's one man show, "Freakshow & Tell"...


Apr 11, 2016

Apologies for the "blow outs" and the "thumps" - it was a great interview with a few recording issues.

01:55 - How the Q Brothers started writing and performing hip hop using Shakespeare as the source text.

07:50 - GQ on how he got involved with "Drumline." 

09:40 - Video for "White Nigga from Drumline" by the...


Apr 4, 2016

01:53 - What is it like to work with Silk Road Rising?

10:47 - What is Fouad's involvement with "Mosque Alert?"

15:33 - In 2012, Silk Road presented a series of readings of Fouad's play, "The Night Jesus Joined the Revolution"

22:16 - Fouad is a professor of chemical engineering at the Illinois Institute of...