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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.

Dec 31, 2013

00:00:58 Nilsa, Bryn's girlfriend and actress in her own right, discusses dating a hype-man

00:03:26 Nilsa's story 

00:10:00 How to fund college in theater, or in whatever...

00:14:00 Getting "cut" from a theater college

00:18:00 Nilsa finally gets to Chicago and meets our hero (13 years later)

00:19:07 Nilsa's experience at Teatro Luna

00:20:03 Nilsa starts her own theater company: Chicago Fusion Theater

00:22:00 The rough economics of running a theater company

00:24:00 Jake's time at the Wing and Groove theater and the play "Person or Persons Unknown",0,5282703.story

00:32:00 When it's time to let go of a theater company and move on.

00:34:20 And then Nilsa gets a stroke -- in the narrative of her story not right on the show. Still pretty scary though.

00:36:16 "So that showed, actually, that I had multiple mini-strokes" 

00:41:00 Even Nilsa's brain is industrious and proceeds to fix itself

00:49:28 Why Jake was against the Bryn/Nilsa (Brylsa) relationship in the beginning

00:54:08 Laura tries to leave

00:54:47 Why no new theme song this week?

00:58:33 What current girlfriends always like hearing about is past girlfriends 

01:06:30 Nilsa's Time to Live (TTL) in New York

01:07:28 Did Bryn do his TTL calculation?

01:12:20 Bryn gets his Actor's Access reel together