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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.

Oct 31, 2016

01:35 - When did Mare know that she was a writer?
05:21 - Origin story of Chicago Writers Conference. http://www.chicagowritersconference.org
22:28 - How does Mare promote herself? The "Chicago Writers Conference newsletter" sign up here: http://www.chicagowritersconference.org
23:59 - Ok Go donated music for the...


Oct 24, 2016

02:05 - When did Chris Jones know he wanted to be a critic?
03:06 - The first play that he saw.
04:53 - Highlights and challenges of being a critic.
10:50 - Trying to quiet the dog. Also, how does Chris Jones feel about the judgment of a play and its consequences?
14:14 - On being pigeon-holed as liking only certain...


Oct 17, 2016

2:20 - Tonya and Nancy: A Rock Opera http://www.tonyaandnancytherockopera.com/chicago-2016.html
10:21 - Witch's Cabaret on Halloween with Firebrand Theatre http://www.uptownunderground.net/ox_portfolio/no-one-here-but-us-witches/ http://firebrandtheatre.org
14:43 - Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Musical with...


Oct 10, 2016

01:39 - What does it mean to be a Seasonal Interpretive Specialist at the Dead Horse Point State Park? https://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/dead-horse/
05:44 - How did Tanner get from there to here?
10:05 - How did Tanner meet his wife, Erin?
13:06 - Side Street Studio Arts. http://www.sidestreetstudioarts.org
17:50 -...


Oct 3, 2016

01:13 - Favorite moments of being a Neo Futurist. http://neofuturists.org/
05:02 - What is Late Nite Catechism? http://www.latenitecatechism.info/
11:43 - Lisa's solo work.
13:13 - Poetry Slam at Green Mill. http://www.chicagoslamworks.com/uptown-poetry-slam/
16:12 - Poetry Slams. http://poetryslam.com/
25:52 - Lisa was...