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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.

Feb 8, 2016

03:08 - First play produced:  "Dr. Goat:  Goat Doctor"

07:11 - Five of John's plays were produced on Dec. 11, 2015!

09:46 - Make Ready 

11:25 - John's writing process

14:01 - John recommends checking out NYC Playwrights for submission opportunities:

16:10 - John is not a member of any play writing organization

17:46 - Playwright Binge list serve

21:25 - "In the Shadow of Wrigley Field"

23:48 - "Wishing on Whores"

25:15 - If you're looking for short fiction online:  John recommends Shotgun Honey, Plots with Guns, Thug Lit, Thieves' Jargon and Pulp Ink

27:52 - Be Mine - Dandelion Theatre fund-raiser

John's play, "A Lady Who Collects Spiders Meets A Gentleman Who Collects Snakes," will be performed there.

31:08 - "Dial M for Rat Monkey"

40:17 - John's experience as a baby photographer

42:56 - John was a circus clown for a summer

46:52 - John’s advice for aspiring writers

49:15  Promotions:

1) Dandelion's Theatre Make Ready, Tues. Feb. 9th at Galway Arms - John's play, "The QuickSand Paradox," will be read 

2) Thurs., Feb. 11th:  Dandelion Theatre's fund-raiser John's play, "A Lady Who Collects Spiders Meets A Man Who Collects Snakes," will be performed there.

3) "High Country Drama" Podcast by Greg Owens, on Mar. 22nd:  "Night of the Toadlickers" and listen to his other plays on the podcast.

4) John's books available on Amazon: Velvet Whispers in the Crossfire Night

Ten Tentacles  Tiny Flights of Fantasy


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