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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.

Apr 20, 2015

Big Scary Fur Teeth, Love Rat and Vegetable Candy- Episode 73


0:00:12 There's something fishy going-on here…

0:02:42 Tweet @rufypod and let our #Intern know who did your fave Jake Scruggs impersonation

0:04:04 This podcast drops the same day as Nilsa's reading of her solo play "The Care I Need" ( on Monday, April 20! April Yvette Thompson ( has been doing some bang-up writing coaching with Nilsa

0:17:55 Nilsa is going to be in a short film "BFF" starring former podcast guest Aamira Martinez!

0:18:39 Nilsa and Bryn also shared the stage for the first time in NYC Playwrights "Take Back The Rom-Com" get a taste of how the evening went here:

0:24:47 Things are slow for Bryn, he's tearing his hair out, but he may have a project that he can do completely by himself. Will he deliver?

0:27:45 Bryn also shot some inserts playing an expert on a mystery project that will air on a new network (he's being cagey about what because he doesn't want to get into trouble).

0:30:33 The NatGeo show "Brain Games" is now on Netflix- but it doesn't look like Bryn's two episodes are actually there, yet.

0:31:33 Laura started the #100DaysMoMA project with household object puppet shows. Check out her Twitter feed @LaLeezyScreezy to witness her work.

0:35:45  Bryn as a young child had a fear of toilet paper… 

0:39:18 Laura a got a recent rejection and done a couple of storytelling gigs, including "Loose Chicks"

0:46:16 Waukegan Theatre Festival presentation of "Punk Grandpa" will be July 17 and 18 and another actor will be performing the piece! And her Planet Connections dates, where she will be performing "Punk Grandpa" are June 19, 20, 21. And the Alzheimer's Association may be in attendance!

0:47:15 The gang (separately) went to the Chicago and New York premieres of HBO's "Silicon Valley" and compare notes. Oh yeah, we know people. #SVxFOD

0:55:55 Dave S. we will be posting a pic of the "Poof Most Regal"… somewhere. 


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Intro Music: "Are You Famous, Yet?"

Written and Performed by Laura Scruggs

Outro Music: The Devil Is In The Beats

Performed By: The Chemical Brothers