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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.

Nov 21, 2016

01:24 - Don is The Director of Events for Chicago Public Media.
12:12 - Keep the bathrooms nice.
13:41 - Don's teaching days, busking and how he left his mother's house in Wichita.
19:13 - Gun story.
26:35 - Co-host of The Moth for five years.
34:00 - First story...

Nov 14, 2016

01:55 - Uncle Fun documentary first viewing party.
10:36 - Nilsa's furious writing and working pace.
30:24 - Our new business cards ( and what Bryn the Golden Boy has been doing.
38:17 - Bryn's student film from years past could get picked up as a pilot. Will he be the next "the Todd"?

Nov 7, 2016

05:03 - New York.
05:45 - Budget breakdown/money spent in New York.
07:05 - Air b and b situation and then back to the money.
11:05 - How did Laura promote "Punk Grandpa?"

Oct 31, 2016

01:35 - When did Mare know that she was a writer?
05:21 - Origin story of Chicago Writers Conference.
22:28 - How does Mare promote herself? The "Chicago Writers Conference newsletter" sign up here:
23:59 - Ok Go donated music for the...

Oct 24, 2016

02:05 - When did Chris Jones know he wanted to be a critic?
03:06 - The first play that he saw.
04:53 - Highlights and challenges of being a critic.
10:50 - Trying to quiet the dog. Also, how does Chris Jones feel about the judgment of a play and its consequences?
14:14 - On being pigeon-holed as liking only certain...