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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.

Sep 25, 2017

05:13 - How Jacob got started in technical theatre and at Light Opera Works. http://www.musictheaterworks.com
07:11 - "Disgraced" / the first time Jacob was doing focus work with lighting.
09:06 - American Theater Company. https://www.atcweb.org
09:16 - David Cromer! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Cromer
11:06 - Oak Park Festival Theatre. http://oakparkfestival.com
19:14 - The 24 Hour Bring Your Own Theater festival. http://www.byotproductions.com
23:54 - Really long title of a play Jacob directed at The 24 Hour BYOT: The Dissent and Disapproving Complaints caused by Habitual Use of Artificial Correspondence
30:05 - Jacob doesn't have a formal degree, developed his resume on his own and through referrals.
40:55 - What Jacob learned from Chicago Fringe. http://chicagofringe.org
42:20 - Superman, Black Man, Me. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54_GkkscMyA
46:03 - The play, "ID" and No Shame.
http://www.wearetheagency.org/no-shame/
https://www.facebook.com/NoShameTheatre/
http://www.noshame.org/chicago/index11.htm
http://www.thelincolnloft.com/no-shame-theatre.html
58:40 - Jacob is on the Short List Committee for the Chicago Humanities Festival. https://chicagohumanities.org

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Intro Music: "Are You Famous, Yet?" - Laura Scruggs. Outro Music: "AYFY 1" - Christopher Kriz