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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.

Jan 11, 2016

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3:50 - frustrating experiences in Chicago theatre

10:00 - No Shame Theatre 

13:16 - How did they come up with their name, "Pure and Weary?"

14:12 - Highlights and challenges of comedy festival experiences

Rehner and Nixon

Cards Against Harassment

22:25 - Favorite female comedians

27:55 - Their writing process

39:50 - dreams for the future of "Pure and Weary"

41:18 - Promotion time: Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival. Get your tickets here

Thursday, January 14th at 8 pm in The Cab at Stage 773 "Queen Dweebs"


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P.S. Yes, Jake did say this was episode 111 in the opener. Sorry. This is really ep 112.