Jul 23, 2018
This week we welcome Dr. Walter J. Packard (Bryn's Dad) to the
podcast for a heart-to-heart.
0:00:30 Bryn introduces "the big guns"
0:02:25 Nilsa's Dad…
0:03:00 Is Bryn famous, yet? No… not yet.
0:04:25 "Kinky Boots" with Dad and Broadway's survival.
0:09:00 "12 Years A Slave" worth seeing, even if you don't want to see a super-heavy movie about people being terrible in an institutionalized way.
0:12:30 Walter's first memory of Bryn: he was late.
0:13:45 Grandmothers and desperate measures
0:14:55 Bryn's relationship with classy horror movies as nurtured by his grandmother
0:21:45 "Some horrible things can't die"
0:22:35 Nilsa's in absentia observation: "I think you just enjoy reacting to things"
0:24:00 Bryn Packard is presented in "Feel Around"
0:24:35 LOUD NOISES!
0:29:30 A shout-out to Romero's "Day of the Dead" and intestine yanking
0:31:25 Nature vs. nurture
0:33:45 Bryn and his Dad love "Halo". A lot.
0:38:00 We sure talk about serial killers a lot- what is this, 1996?
0:40:00 Childhood in Florida
0:43:45 Grade-mongering, the Air Force Academy and money
0:51:15 Is Bryn in a state of financial rebellion? Is he just lying to himself?
0:54:45 The text message
1:00:05 "Bryn Packard's Dad is essentially an older Bryn Packard"
1:01:00 Bryn's mom
1:04:00 Laura's experience with Bryn's mom
1:05:25 Email scams and warning signs and Fronto-Temporal Dementia
1:09:30 Dad took care of her on his own for quite a long time
1:10:00 Yes. Bryn really said that.
1:12:00 Barry Peterson's "Jan's Story"
1:15:00 Having the resources to care for ourselves
1:18:25 Why pursue a career in the arts?
1:19:05 Go buy some of Leslie Scruggs art! http://lesliescruggs.com/
1:21:00 Picking-up the bill
1:25:15 Shared demons
1:27:20 We've got to wrap this up, Dad's got to get to Birdland, with his lady
1:28:30 "I have to say, I like my son."
Intro Music: "Are You Famous, Yet?" - Laura Scruggs. Outro Music: "AYFY 1" - Christopher Kriz