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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 19, 2015

0:01:40 We switched it up, we've been alternating hostfuls and guest episodes. 

0:02:10 Bryn's show "Lisa and Her Things" had a one night only revival at Intar Theatre, on January 13.

0:05:35 Bryn is also in a Frigid Festival show "Erik: A Play About A Puppet" ( ; with a bunraku puppet ( directed by his writing partner, and former podcast guest Jerrod Bogard, produced by Rising Sun Theatre Company (Show dates: 2/19@10:30pm, 2/21@6:30pm, 2/26@8:30pm, 2/28@5:00pm, 3/8@1:30PM- tickets are available on the Rising Sun link above)

0:10:38 Time to sympathize Bryn's ex-girlfriends, yes, he is ridiculous.

0:14:20 Festivals and speaker scams

0:19:10 As a bonus, Bryn's freelance commercial agent sent him out on an audition. Maybe it's time he sent this agent an update on what he's up to.

0:22:55 Is Nilsa ready for being the famous one?

0:25:00 Though Nilsa's current job ending, but she's already got a teaching artist gig lined-up for her school. Because she's a boss.

0:29:45 Jake proposes that we have a Nilsa countdown clock and a Bryn countdown clock. 

0:34:17 The secret origins of the the podcast are discussed

0:35:07 Nilsa will also have an opportunity to pitch a class for the kids to sign-up for, in addition to the other gig she just landed.

0:37:47 Former podcast guest, Christine Lin, invited Bryn and Nilsa to a movement/viewpoints class and Bryn was able to attend.

0:42:26 Nilsa loves to use movement when she's a teaching artist. We talk about viewpoints and movement at length.

0:52:25 Bryn talks a bit about being bummed-out in the last hostful and how that settled-in for a good while.

58:38 And Laura will be performing "Punk Grandpa" again on March 14!


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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