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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 20, 2014

This episode comes complete with new and improved sound! We're playing with some different ways of recording the podcast to give the Chicago and New York sides of the conversation consistent sound quality.


01:10 From "Hold" to "Work"

02:21 Bryn gets invited to a slumber party 

10:03 A new look for Bryn

12:46 Apparently confusion is a side effect of Viagra

17:08 Jake congratulates Bryn on another social media first

19:05 "Do you think we'll ever have a call-in show, Bryn?"

19:53 Bryn edits his first podcast, acknowledges Jake's badassery

24:15 Check Bryn's reels here: and Nilsa's reel here:

25:06 Big Texas Hair

30:05 The sad end of Uncle Fun ( may lead to an artistic beginning

37:03 Laura asks what opportunities Bryn and Nilsa create for themselves in between gigs

41:05 The mysteries of acupuncture

44:25 Nilsa turns the question back to Laura

47:40 Laura's roots as a director go backā€¦


49:40 "Did you guys have a chance to watch 'Punk Grandpa' this week?"