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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.

Feb 13, 2017

02:03 - Stripper Jesus and how we found Super Happy Funtime Burlesque at Acorn Theater this past New Year's Eve.
04:40 - Genesis of the show.
12:46 - Rachel's plan of raising money to do 'real art' and her training.
16:01 - Corey's background, what he was doing before Super Happy Funtime Burlesque.
18:21 - Crashing at other people's houses and day jobs.
23:36 - Bangarang Circus:
26:52 - Connecting with other communities such as Ringling Bros. & Cirque du Soleil.
28:13 - Doing an over-the-top show in a conservative community.
36:05 - What would they like to promote?
Chicago May 21st at The Emporium Arcade Bar.
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44:27 - Audience interaction after the show and being themselves onstage.

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