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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.

Oct 27, 2014

Guest: Erika Arneson


0:00:45 The Scruggs' have taken their half of the podcast on the road… to Pacific Northwest! And brought hugs with them!

0:02:00 Nilsa has been doing lots of writing and acting, including a project with a certain Jerrod Bogard. Plus, she got a second reading for her solo show! The pressure is on!

0:05:25 We highlight the perils of eating just before the podcast.

0:08:58 Former podcast guest Janie Martinez is directing Nilsa's solo show and has demanded that it include more sex.

0:10:25 The aforementioned Jerrod Bogard is also Bryn's writing partner and the two have been making lots of progress on their mystery project.

0:22:02 Bryn's show "Lisa and Her Things" will run at The PIT on 11/29, 30, 12/1 and 12/4. The Benefactor and Dave are flying-in for it!

0:23:47 Erika Arneson is a visual artist, a painter who used to be an oil paint snob.

0:28:01 Erika's artistic tendencies manifested at a VERY early age.

0:33:10 Artist co-op living- Erika gives us a breakdown on what that means

0:44:00 She actively solicits feedback and uses Facebook as a feedback tool.

0:52:44 Erika is essentially self-employed and finds herself in the new position of having someone else be the primary breadwinner.

1:00:35 Erika has been thoroughly exploring putting her love and positivity into her art.


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Outro Music: "Everything's Coming Up Roses"

Performed By: Klea Blackhurst


Written By: Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim