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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.

Mar 31, 2014

01:12 - The Benefactor returns. Matt Shuemaker is Bryn’s high school friend and our first repeat guest (back from the 6th episode)!

02:18 - Yet another person comes in from out of town and paints the town red. A discussion of Rocky - the musical ensues.

05:22 - Guess which members of our crew have never seen "Rocky"? Surely not our star and focus of the show...

09:40 - "All the Way" the LBJ bio play with Bryan Cranston

13:30 - Jake tells a sports story! 

20:22 - Uh... We explain the triangle offense. What happened to this podcast?

21:15 - A Death in the family

29:17 - Similarities between Nilsa's Dad and Bryn's Mom.

38:13 - Death chat ends with Jake transparently changing the topic to "Community." How 'bout the 2nd D&D episode, eh? 

40:21 - Nilsa doesn't like one of Bryn's favorite movies: "House" the super artsy Japanese movie from 1977.

44:44 - Matt, still lives in the "death sty" and has become "The Grain Elevator Specialist" 

48:22 - Jake talks about the apprenticeship program he's starting at work

54:26 - The Benefactor's culinary good deeds are recounted. Steaks!

59:24 - The indecipherable and delightful video Jake saw in a Korean restaurant:


1:07:16 - Jake's review of the Veronica Mars movie.