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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.

Feb 13, 2017

02:03 - Stripper Jesus and how we found Super Happy Funtime Burlesque at Acorn Theater this past New Year's Eve.
04:40 - Genesis of the show.
12:46 - Rachel's plan of raising money to do 'real art' and her training.
16:01 - Corey's background,...

Feb 6, 2017

02:08 - How an ink pen & a leather briefcase inspired Barbara to know she was a writer.
07:10 - Barbara's writing in middle school and high school.
09:00 Meeting, and getting some advice from, Sam Cooke.
12:00 - A poem she...

Jan 30, 2017

01:02 - How did grandma meet "punk grandpa?"
01:44 - Why Laura chose to call her play "Punk Grandpa."
03:22 - First date and Dating before punk grandpa.
05:47 - Grandpa in the service.
09:36 - Mammoth Cave story.
13:44 - Ladies at the bank.
16:49 - Grandpa and the saxophone.
26:43 - Dr. story.
29:01 - Stolen Rock...

Jan 23, 2017

Our computer crashed during recording and the first 20 min of this episode has a lot of references to the lost part of the interview. I am very sorry about this as it does not make for an easy listen.

02:03 - Mitch O'Connell on Boing Boing.
05:30 - The 12 Million Dollar...

Jan 16, 2017

03:01 - How did Richard start acting?
14:29 - Acting with a bunch of coeds at Cedar Point.
19:08 - The Detroit producer.
24:24 - High school mentor James Thornton.
28:36 - New York.
35:28 - Left New York and went back to Cincinnati.
36:28 - Chicago and Shirley Hamilton.
41:00 - Nice time to play the...