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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.

Sep 29, 2014

Guest: David Boyle


0:01:55 Our guest, David Boyle has an internet doppelgänger also named David Boyle

0:03:05 Nilsa and Bryn have begun the hair-raising process of securing an apartment in NYC and it just so happens to be the one that he currently lives in.

0:06:05 Bryn has recently taken over Soft Cage Films twitter handle and had an interesting exchange with our #Intern. Plus, Bryn is working on a super-secret fundraiser and things are in motion.

0:7:35 Nilsa has been super-busy but is managing to get to an audition or some creative business at least once/week- this week she was part of a table read for a show called "Heedless" and auditioned for a Lincoln Center table read of a screenplay.

0:10:35 Actor/Filmmakers Stacie Capone and Don Downie have hooked-up Nilsa and Bryn with cool opportunities. Look out for their mermaid short film "Pepper and the Salt Sea"

0:12:45 Bryn remembers a table read he participated in: "Dark Market" by the outstanding Nancy McLernan ( With a bonus read of her one act about /Slash fan-fiction. YOWZA!

0:17:05 Bryn reveals the biggest news of all- the caper to grab every on-line/social media handle of Naked Palace Entertainment ( the last podcast episode dropped (and gets the name wrong in the telling)

0:20:55 David Boyle is a former theatre actor who got into storytelling and has two shows under his belt: "An Accidental Organist" ( and "You Don't Have To Be A Whore" (

0:24:20 He hosts a monthly show under the auspices of Chicago Solo Theatre

0:26:18 Laura and David had a great time at the first annual Elgin Fringe Festival:

0:29:19 What is up with our #Intern, is he a little too pervy?

0:30:08 Being an artist ran in David's family, they were all musicians. But not like the Partridge Family.

0:39:02 You'd be amazed at what you can buy at 7-Eleven stores (

0:47:18 Get ready for a story about an image… of a flying chicken. You will be moved.

0:51:08 Nilsa has her own image… of pink cats.

0:53:45 And Laura sees lots of images… she doesn't do drugs. Really.

1:00:13 David left acting because of the constant rejection and admires those who can live with that state of things

1:04:33 David formed Chicago Solo Theatre purely by happenstance

1:09:55 He has a title for his next solo show… and it's a good one.

1:12:25 And now… our second live musical performance.

1:15:25 Chicago Solo Theatre's next performance is October 11 1515 S. State St. Tickets are 2/$20 online.


Tweet at our #Intern! He would love to tweet back at you!


Outro Music: "Everything's Coming Up Roses"

Performed By: Klea Blackhurst


Written By: Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim