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  • September 5, 2014 7:00 pmThe Comedy Works
  • September 5, 2014 8:00 pmThe N Crowd
  • September 5, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • September 5, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • September 5, 2014 9:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • September 6, 2014 7:30 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • September 6, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • September 6, 2014 9:30 pmThe Comedy Works
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  • September 6, 2014 10:30 pmImprov Comedy: PHIT House Teams
  • September 11, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
AEC v1.0.4

“Screaming in the Background” – An Interview with Emily & Micah McGraw

by Brandon Ryan

We sit and watch as Regis the cat arches his back and begins a series of kind of slow, loping figure eights around my ankles & calves.

“Are you allergic?”

We being Micah & I.

“Very,” I say, knowing that when someone invites you to interview them in their home, it’s best to make potentially life-threatening allergies to pet dander known in a calm & timely manner.

“I think cats like somebody that doesn’t want to be around them.”

“This is all OK,” I say, “My throat will start to close in 30-45 minutes, and that’s how I’ll know the interview should be over and I should let you two get back to your lives.”

Regis lumps himself beside me on the couch and makes of his tail a fur-fitted metronome.

Micah looks petrified on my behalf.

CONTINUE READING…