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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.

Dec 8, 2014

Guest: Valerie Hager

Twitter: @NakedInAlaska1



0:01:05 Laura Scruggs gives our guest, Valerie Hager an epic introduction

0:03:08 Valerie has a strong fairy connection with Laura

0:09:33 Valerie talks creating a show that deals with life details that many people would choose to hide

0:14:00 While Valerie's husband, Scott Wesley Slavin (@scottwslavin)wasn't part of her Alaska life, he's been a major advocate in uncovering and exploring it

0:23:11 Nilsa probes Valerie for more details on working with her husband

0:31:02 Valerie also teaches improv to the elderly and dementia patients (Elders Share The Arts-, as well as to kids, too (Wingspan-

0:36:17 Valerie on the necessity of exercise and movement for personal sanity

0:38:24 Lap dances, theatre, and permission

0:50:30 Valerie's lovely view on living an artists life and being a decent person… and have reminders in your house about how you like to do it!


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Intro Music: "Are You Famous, Yet?"

Written and Performed by Laura Scruggs

Outro Music: The Devil Is In The Beats

Performed By: The Chemical Brothers