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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.

Mar 17, 2014

We interview Nilsa's childhood friend and “Sextra” from the movie “Shortbus" Janie Martinez



01:44 "Can anyone truly know Janie Martinez?” No.

03:34 How Nilsa and Janie met

06:15 And almost destroyed their high school

12:30 Chicago suburbanites marvel at the well funded and versed South Texas high school drama program Janie and Nilsa come from: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo High School 

15:23 The College of Sexual Frustration

17:15 On not getting cast b/c costumes cost too much to make for a large woman

22:15 Making $186 to be wardrobe supervisor on the original production of “How I Learned to Drive”

26:45 Walking away from a paying gig to pursue more

38:00 Working once or twice a year on something artistic

39:22 Fat Sex by Details magazine comes a calling

54:51 “I just want to hug the screen right now!” screams Laura

59:00 And Janie does a public access TV show once a month called Goddesses:

01:05:36 We bring it back around to Bryn 

01:12:40 We are blown away by a famous follower of the podcast

01:15:00 Bryn talks about working out. A Lot.

01:22:16 Prince Rupert's Drop: