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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 4, 2016

01:53 - What is it like to work with Silk Road Rising?

10:47 - What is Fouad's involvement with "Mosque Alert?"

15:33 - In 2012, Silk Road presented a series of readings of Fouad's play, "The Night Jesus Joined the Revolution"

22:16 - Fouad is a professor of chemical engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

29:47 - How did Fouad find Chicago Dramatists?

33:01 - What is Fouad's involvement with The International Voices Project?

39:22 - What are examples of the differences between American and European theatre?

40:11 - Fouad translated a play, "The Castle and the Sparrow," for The International Voices Project.

48:02 - Fouad discusses his play, "Sesquicentenarian."

50:27 - See "Mosque Alert" at Silk Road Rising!

51:20 - Fouad has a reading of his play, "Blue Fish in a Tall Clear Vase," at Three Cat Productions on Monday, August 15th at 7 pm in The Next Draft Series.

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