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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 12, 2015

01:09 - Why you may want to skip this episode 

04:18 - Announcing Laura's pregnancy was one of the happiest moments of Laura's life

06:32 - Growing up, Laura thought she'd have ten kids and/or an orphanage, but then wasn't sure when she got older.

09:10 - Jake looked cute in his hospital costume

12:15 - Laura had to cancel her most recent performance of "Punk Grandpa" after her miscarriage and surgery

14:50 - You never know when you'll come across something about being pregnant or babies, which will make Laura start crying

18:45 - Second faint line means you're pregnant!

20:01 - Jake and Laura grew up being misunderstood, which made them question if they should have children

31:28 - Laura's "Punk Grandpa" Story Corps clip

33:34 - Being pregnant made Laura more assertive

38:42 - Leroy.


Anyone out there who has had a miscarriage, feel free to contact Laura.  She'd be happy to talk about it. She can be reached at:

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