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It's “That Guy… Who Was in That Thing” meets "WTF" 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. 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.

Mar 30, 2015


Guest: Amy Crider 

3:00 - Amy met David Mamet while she was in college!

9:50 - How a director can influence a playwright's work

11:31 - Amy has written drafts of three novels

14:28 - Amy talks about the La Mama retreat

16:07 - The retreat ended on a high note, with “Moment work.” A link to some classes: 

Mar 23, 2015

This hostful brings you more controversies, more triumphs and more arm candy.


0:03:28 The hosts follow-up on FigureGate- the previous hostful controversy. 

0:11:32 We talk a bit about how the business itself is objectification, people find that outrageous, but the market dynamics never change.

0:19:39 Nilsa addresses...

Mar 16, 2015


Guest: Blake Levinson 

3:12 - How Blake came to write "By Reason of Sanity"

5:18 - A Battered therapist who is counseling a client who is suffering from domestic violence

5:57 - "By Reason of Sanity" is now a tool for training programs for mental healthcare professionals

8:20 - "The Wretched of the Earth" 

9:11 - the...

Mar 9, 2015

In this hostful episode we recap our current status and share some personal drama. With an awkward reenactment. It gets intense.


0:00:47 Nilsa Reyna: Wearer of "The Poof Most Regal". Nilsa and Bryn explain.

0:02:55 Bryn's show has opened (and just closed by the release of this podcast). Here is a short behind the...

Mar 2, 2015

 3:27 - Steve has the largest piece of Whoops fake vomit. If it were any bigger, there would be a failure in the physics of creating the product.

5:12 - The first time Steve walked into Goodies, it changed his whole life and career path.

8:55 - We discuss Ted Frankel, known as “Uncle Fun,”...