Episode 55. On the Day that I Died.

Sometimes it’s nice to get out of the studio and go record off-site! This week we joined producer, Hraefn Wulfson. Director Chuck Waagen, and actor Dutch Van Der Laan at McGrew Studios to talk about their upcoming film, On the Day that I Died.

On the Day that I Died is a passion project for Director Chuck Waagen. They have been working on filming for the past year and a half. Their budget is minimal (on purpose) and they are utilizing the mad skills of set designer, Hraefn Wulfson and Jen Mcgrew, and of course, the beauty of Utah. Without giving too much away, On the Day that I Died “follows a desperate man who, as a result his own selfish impulsive action (suicide) finds himself in a foreign and surreal world which he doesn’t understand; challenging him to make sense of this strange realm, inhabited by even stranger people, and come to terms with the reason he decided to end his life in the first place.

And who doesn’t love a life size armadillo? We are excited to see this movie come to fruition and if you would like to donate, or be part of the film, please reach out to us and we can get you in contact with the crew!

McGrew Studios is know for its paranormal activity and Hraefn took us on a tour of the studios after the show and we may have a lot to talk about next week!!

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Oh, and it’s Fathers day!

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Utah’s One Thing: Hraefn Wulfson


At the end of every New Utah interview we like to ask our guests, “What is the one thing that you would tell someone visiting Utah they had to do before leaving?”

Hraefn Wulfson in episode 20 suggested that the one thing to do in Utah when visiting is to look at what makes the historical foundations of Utah, but look at it from an archaeological perspective. The things that are here, that are part of the founding culture, are very interesting from an anthropology point of view. The temple is a unique piece of architecture and when you think of how it is made it gives a different perspective on Utah. And what better way to know about it’s history, than to go to Temple Square.

Also, stop at the Salt Flats!




Gateway to Heaven photo by: Prajit Ravidran

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