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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.

Jan 18, 2016

01:35 - You can find Douglas Post online at

01:46 - The origin story of "Bloodshot," a one man thriller designed for one man only.

10:30 - The Inspiration for "Comden Mall Community Activists"

18:19 - What compelled Douglas to write "Forty-two Stories"

27:57 - How did Douglas become a Founding Member of The Playwrights Ensemble at the Tony Award Winning Victory Gardens Theater?

33:29 - Douglas' writing process

37:34- Douglas' first writing was produced at age 15 and they let him direct!

43:25 - Douglas' work being developed at the O’Neill where he worked along side August Wilson

51:11 - What is a “Chicago Regional Representative for The Dramatists Guild” and Douglas’ experiences being one.

1:04:05 - promotion time: Look out for "Bloodshot" and "Comden Mall Community Activists" in Chicago soon. "Forty-Two Stories" will be at City Lit next season. If you're in Shanghai this month check out "Murder in Green Meadows” at the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center

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Intro music: "Are You Famous, Yet?” by L. Scruggs. Outro Music: "Everything's Coming Up Roses" Performed By: Klea Blackhurst