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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.

Aug 21, 2017

Jake and Laura record their first episode at their new place in Logan Square.

They discuss Laura's holiday playwriting project with Three Cat Productions, updates on her Uncle Fun documentary and why they love their new neighborhood.

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Intro Music: "Are You Famous, Yet?" - Laura Scruggs....


Aug 14, 2017

05:58 - How John started playing music: high school band, "Born in an Elevator."
16:51 - John's two solo performance art acts: "Neutron Prom" and "Elvis From Hell."
23:59 - Joe Bob Briggs is a persona! http://www.joebobbriggs.com http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0089185/
25:13 - "Let's All Go To Uncle Fun" song.
28:22 -...


Aug 7, 2017

03:10 - How did Jamey and Susan meet?
11:30 - The Chipmonkeys.
12:36 - The many voices of Jamey Barnard and the "phone revenge" tapes.
20:59 - Favorite jokes Jamey has played on Les Scruggs.
23:50 - Susan's favorite costume designs.
28:15 - Favorite family project?
30:44 - Jamey's puppet thing with wrecked paintbrushes:...


Jul 31, 2017

01:32 - How did Elizabeth get involved in storytelling?
03:13 - Scott Whitehair http://www.scottwhitehair.com
06:00 - Elizabeth's first experience in storytelling.
07:12 - Cheddar. https://vimeo.com/142402403
15:54 - Weirdos Welcome.
21:15 - Co-hosting Do Not Submit in Rogers Park.


Jul 24, 2017

01:21 - "Bad Date" at Leapfest with Stage Left Theatre. http://stagelefttheatre.com
07:46 - Another role of Shariba's, Mother Wit, in "Insurrection." http://stagelefttheatre.com/season-35/season-36/
10:17 - What it's like to be an Instructional Coach at Betty Shabazz International Charter Schools.
15:17 - An amazing...