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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.

May 29, 2017

Laura got back from Door County a few hours before our release so the notes will be abbreviated for this episode.
Summary: Laura wanted to go on trips to Baltimore, MD (to see a fairy festival and interview Uncle Fun's husband) and Door County (for a writing retreat) so she used Postmates, an "app based delivery...


May 22, 2017

01:36 - How Karen got involved in the storytelling scene and integrated storytelling into the classroom as a teacher and counselor.
04:01 - Her favorite instance of storytelling in the classroom and some memorable moments of teaching sex ed.
10:37 - Favorite questions Karen received from students.
14:41 - What made...


May 15, 2017

01:04 - How Sara got involved with Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble. http://www.danztheatre.org
02:10 - What is an artistic director?
07:34 - Sara's time in London and her study of Dance Science.
18:24 - How did Sara start dancing?
22:29 - Sara's teaching style and experiences.
29:08 - Specific example of frustration in...



May 1, 2017

2:03 - Origin story of Runcible Theatre. http://www.runcibletheatre.org
2:55 - Sweet Phoebe was their first show (a two person cast). http://www.runcibletheatre.org/sweet-phoebe-2014.html
6:01 - After that, Andrew decided to do shows with bigger casts. http://www.runcibletheatre.org/scenes-from-an-execution-2015.html