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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.

May 22, 2017

01:36 - How Karen got involved in the storytelling scene and integrated storytelling into the classroom as a teacher and counselor.
04:01 - Her favorite instance of storytelling in the classroom and some memorable moments of teaching sex ed.
10:37 - Favorite questions Karen received from students.
14:41 - What made Karen want to be a teacher?
25:35 - One-on-one time with students.
29:25 - Karen's story, "Exploding Rainbow."
37:36 - Highlights of being a docent for the Chicago Architectural Foundation.
42:22 - Karen and Laura are very excited to announce that they are co-hosting the newest "Do Not Submit" in the West Loop at Open Books, the first Wed. of every month!
48:12 - Baby storytelling time at Open Books.
51:04 - Scott Whitehair.


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