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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.

Sep 7, 2015

Guest: Lindsay Porter who is a Chicago actress, director, teacher, writer and storyteller: 


Lindsay's blogs: and


4:51 - Lindsay is teaching women theatre at the Lake County Jail and has been doing this since 2008. 

5:51 - Lindsay would rather teach women in jail than children!

12:56 - A Christmas story

25:40 - the best interruption we've ever had on the podcast!

27:05 - Radical nuns! A transgendered nun? An 80 year old nun who said Jesus might have been gay!?! These ladies…

32:38 - The Steve Harvey hidden camera story, the most terrifying acting job Lindsay has ever had.

41:02 - Lindsay's brushes with fame and advice for Bryn about how to be famous

1:01:23 - CJ, Lindsay's son, makes history by being our first child on the podcast. He somehow ends up beat boxing with Bryn!


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Intro and Outro Music: "Are You Famous, Yet? (Remix).” Written By: B. Packard and L. Scruggs. Performed By: B. Packard, N. Reyna, J. Scruggs, L. Scruggs.