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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.

Jun 29, 2015

Guest: Anna Lee Anderson @actupannalee https://www.facebook.com/people/Anna-Lee-Anderson/796093447

 

1:05 - Jake made Laura a website for her one woman show, "Punk Grandpa”

2:27 - Most recently, Jake and I saw Anna Lee in Redmoon's "Devil's Cabaret”

5:00 - Redmoon's process

15:45 - Anna Lee's involvement with...


Jun 22, 2015

Guest: Tim Mooney. http://timmooneyrep.com/ @Molierelover https://www.youtube.com/user/molierelover

 

3:09 - Tim Mooney defines for us what iambic pentameter means

3:54 - Alexandrine hexameter

4:57 - Why Tim Mooney has translated Moliere into iambic pentameter

9:45 - Some reviewers say that Tim Mooney's...


Jun 15, 2015

0:02:26 Auditions, art, play festivals and falling under the weather. 

0:08:55 Ideas are fun to generate, fleshing them out and finishing can be harder. How does Bryn plan to navigate this?

0:12:01 Bryn and Jerrod are making strong progress on their spec pilot "The Good News". And they watched episode 5 of "Other Space"...


Jun 15, 2015

It’s Bryn, Jake, and Laura this week discussing the state of the art.

2:43 - A lot is involved in taking "Punk Grandpa" to New York. Also, a shout-out to the extraordinary Lauren Arneson!

6:48 - Solo show teacher asked Laura if she's approached the Alzheimer's Association about performing "Punk Grandpa" at their...


Jun 1, 2015

Guest: Playwright, Journalist, Activist Aurin Squire

Twitter: @aurinsquire; Blog: http://sixperfections.blogspot.com

 

0:02:15 Check out Aurin's blog entry "Bukowski's Legacy" and the video "The Last Reading of Charles Bukowski" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QB6IyLTvB7M

0:06:30 Aurin leads us in a spirited discussion...