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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.

Jul 16, 2018

This episode is a recording of the July 13th, 2018 Three Cat Theater Productions’ "Cabaret on the Lake" performed at the Berger Park Cultural Center, sponsored by this very podcast, and hosted by its own Laura and Jake Scruggs. Video of the event is at:

T’was a hot night so we had a box...

Jul 9, 2018

We interview Nilsa's childhood friend and “Sextra” from the movie “Shortbus" Janie Martinez

01:44 "Can anyone truly know Janie Martinez?” No.
03:34 How Nilsa and Janie met
06:15 And almost destroyed their high school
12:30 Chicago suburbanites marvel at the...

Jul 2, 2018

This week we welcome Shawn Wickens and Gavin Starr Kendall: founders of The Bad Theatre Fest and Bad Film Fest

Gavin Starr Kendall: @TheStarrKendall
Shawn Wickens: @shwickens

0:02:00 Our guests are the founders of "The Bad Film Fest"
0:02:39 Starr hails from Texas, which he has in common...

Jun 25, 2018

Jake and Laura sit down for an quick chat about Laura's new job at Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co. -, recent film premiere, cabaret, and fairy training events.

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

Jun 18, 2018

02:37 - 2PM Q&A session begins
26:25 - Gentleman John Battles start paying
39:53 - Captain Ambivalent performs
52:11 - Gentleman John Battles spills some water and plays a bit more.
56:36 - 7PM Q&A session begins

Video of all this is on YouTube:

1000 thanks to Chicago Filmmakers for handling...