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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.

Aug 1, 2016

02:01 - Genesis of "The Gogo Show"
04:40 - What is the Lincoln Loft?
09:34 - Anna and Mary Rose O'Connor both host and curate "The Gogo Show"
13:50 - How "The Gogo Show" got its name and favorite moments.
18:35 - Comedians to look out for: Sameena Mustafa with Simmer Brown, Kelsey Huff, Amy Sumpter, Rebecca O'Neill, Shantira Jackson, Casey Pilkington, Skyler Schrempp - diaries Interview with the Vampire, Liz Reuss - solo sketch/improv, Hoo Ha, Meredith Kachel, Reena Calm, Ali Clayton, Lainie Lenertz, Kristin Toomey, Deanna Ortiz, and FemCom/ Feminine Comique
26:00 - They can do things at the Lincoln Loft that would be cost-prohibitive elsewhere
27:14 - Lisa:
35:05 - Mary is launching The Blue Ring: Donate to Blue Ring through Fractured Atlas here:
46:38 - Highlights of Anna's stand-up career
55:54 - Anna worked with Sommer Austin in their duo Austero in "Heart to Mime" at Chicago Women's Funny Festival:
1:02:01 - How Mary came to found Trellis, the theatre bookstore and reading series at Greenhouse Theater!trellis/p4eel
Anna's website: The Gogo Show: The Lincoln Loft:

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Intro Music: "Are You Famous, Yet?" - Laura Scruggs. Outro Music: "The Devil Is In The Beats" - The Chemical Brothers