Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

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 26, 2015

2:10 - Laura is getting back to her life since the miscarriage; went back to her writing group and Chicago Dramatists' Network Playwright meetings

7:04 - Laura was trying to write about her embarrassing moment on a date with Jake at The Choo Choo (after making holograms together)

11:50 - Laura wrote about embarrassing moments with her grandma… A Dramatic reading of that story with Jake and Laura

22:31 - Laura's first night back at her writing group and how she reads a rough draft of a scene from a play she is co-writing with her friend Erik, about a slug and his best friend, a boy

30:41 - Bryn is so busy he can't meet with his own production company, "Naked Palace!"

41:13 - Nilsa's feedback on Bryn's show: "Lisa and Her Things.”

52:37 - We, along with Gillian Anderson, feel like we're always about to get fired or cut

54:15 - List of things that we have promised our listeners that haven't been done yet - Bryn's secret episode and Bryn & Laura's play "Tales from the Fairy Wars:  Hugs During Wartime"

58:15 - Nilsa's New Year’s resolutions:  Sleep more and worry less. Bryn resolves to be more sexy.

1:02:11 Bryn also resolves to hold himself accountable and to pick out his headshot.  Please let us know your top choices from the headshots in the link below:

1:03:55 - In addition to her play writing, Laura resolves to get The Uncle Fun documentary out this year.


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