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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.

Oct 31, 2016

01:35 - When did Mare know that she was a writer?
05:21 - Origin story of Chicago Writers Conference.
22:28 - How does Mare promote herself? The "Chicago Writers Conference newsletter" sign up here:
23:59 - Ok Go donated music for the Chicago Writers Conference Kickstarter:
31:48 - How did Mare start performing in the Live Lit scene in Chicago?
33:21 - Mare's reading at Tuesday Funk about celebrity crushes:
36:59 - Mare's book: 21 Ways to Engage an Audience
41:12 - Mare's previous Etiquette Bitch and Chicago Publishes podcasts.
44:43 - What is Mare reading right now?
48:45 - Promotions: Building Your Literacy Community at Off Campus Writers' Workshop in Winnetka - March 9th Writers Institute in Madison, Wisconsin - March 24th - 26th Chicago Writers Conference

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