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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 30, 2016

01:55 - Sean knew he wanted to be a magician at the age of 7, when he was given TV Magic Cards as a birthday present.

05:06 - Sean's first magician gig at the age of 12 and won Chicago's Junior Magician of the Year Award at the age of 15.

06:34 - Sean studied Theatre and French at ISU; how his education has affected his career in magic.

10:15 - How Sean got his start as a magician after college.

11:38 - International Puppetry Festival in France & Sean's use of puppetry in his magic.

15:51 - Sean also performed at his daughter's 11th birthday party.

17:09 - Sean performs the whole gamut of magic; doesn't travel a lot, performs mostly around Chicago.

27:05 - Sean's feelings about producing, space rentals, and promotion.

37:50 - Sean was in his first movie, "Silhouettes," which was shown at the Gene Siskel Film Center. 

39:55  - Sean's advice for those who want to do magic. He recommends Magic Inc.

46:55 - Magicians that fool other magicians and magician culture.

51:36 - Sean's practice regimen

53:07 - Promotions: Sean will be performing at The Old Town Art Fair on June 11th and 12th. He will be back at Theatre Wit in the winter. Check out Sean's website: