About the show

Ben Fields brings in his favorite artists, entertainers, and friends for a to-the-point conversation about what makes them tick. Recorded in his wood-shop-turned-studio, Ben gets straight to business providing his listeners a window into his guests' lives and minds.

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  • #104-Josh Van Wey

    December 27th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 20 mins

    Josh Van Wey is a singer songwriter based in Knoxville, TN

  • #103-Paris Woodhull

    December 20th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 12 mins

    Paris Woodhull is an illustrator and artist based in Knoxville, TN.

  • #102-The Mike McGill Christmas Spectacular

    December 13th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 41 mins

    Mike McGill is a singer songwriter in Knoxville, Tennessee.

  • #101-Blake Cass

    December 6th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 55 mins
    ben fields, blake cass, knoxville, nft, non-fungible token, tennessee

    Blake Cass is a mix engineer, producer, and guitar pedal manufacturer for the music industry.

  • #100 - "SOS100" A look back at SOS #1-#99

    November 29th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 7 mins

    South of Scruffy's Patreon community voted on their favorite moments from SOS Episode #1 through Episode #99. This is a compilation of the 7 of them.

  • #99-Nikki Glandon

    November 22nd, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 4 mins

    Nikki Glandon is an author of children's books.

  • #98-Curt Willis

    November 15th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  59 mins 10 secs

    Curt Willis is the Film Office Director for Knoxville, TN.

  • #97-Matthew DeBardelaben

    November 8th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 25 mins

    Matthew DeBardelaben is the organizer of Pecha Kucha Knoxville, and a commercial real estate broker for Fox and Fogarty.

  • #96-Tommy Smith

    November 1st, 2021  |  Season 2  |  55 mins 16 secs
    ben fields, knoxville, scruffy city, south of scruffy, tennessee, tommy smith

    Tommy Smith is the sitting City Councilman for the 1st District in Knoxville, TN. Tommy is on the ballot for reelection in 2021.

  • #95-Caroline Farris

    October 25th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 8 mins

    Caroline Farris is a metal smith and jewelry maker in Knoxville, TN.

  • #94-Shane Hunter

    October 18th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 10 mins

    Shane Hunter is a gaffer for the film and television industry.

  • #93-Michael Figlio Jr.

    October 11th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 48 mins
    ben fields, dean martin, frank sinatra, knoxville, michael figlio jr., nashville, south of scruffy, tennessee, tn

    Michael Figlio is a 1st Assistant Director and sound recordist in Nashville.

  • #92-Wayne Bledsoe

    October 4th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 22 mins
    ben fields, blank newspaper, knoxville, tennessee, wayne bledsoe

    Wayne Bledsoe is a Music and Entertainment writer based in Knoxville, TN.

  • #91-Ryan Dailey

    September 27th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 5 mins
    ben fields, knoxville, popfizz, ryan dailey, south of scruffy, tennessee, tombras group

    Ryan Dailey is a director of photography at the Tombras Group in Knoxville, TN.

  • #90-Dr. Jennifer Ward

    September 20th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 26 mins
    ben fields, dr. jennifer ward, knoxville, south of scruffy, tennessee, tn, university of tennessee extension, university of tennessee institute of agriculture

    Dr. Jennifer Ward is a Program Director at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture Extension

  • #89-Ryan Read

    September 13th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 14 mins
    advertising agency, ben fields, knoxville, ryan read, south of scruffy, tennessee, tn, tombras group

    Ryan Read is a still photographer based in Knoxville, TN.