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This Seattle Filmmaker Loves Game Shows So Much, She Started One In Her Living Room

A lot of kids grow up wanting to make it in show business and Seattle filmmaker Claire Buss was no different. Buss says she was practically raised by TV and she loved every second of it. She especially loved those morning game shows. As a kid, Buss even made up elaborate games for her sisters to play inspired by shows like "The Price is Right" and "Figure It Out."

Now in her 20s, Buss has taken her childhood love of game shows to a new level; she’s started her very own game show. After transforming her living room into an elaborate television set, Buss invites friends over to be the audience and local bands play along as contestants. This show satisfies Buss's childhood dreams but also her very adult ambitions for creative success.

Sound Effect producer Allie Ferguson sat down with Buss, host and creator of "The Future is Zero" at the set of the show: her living room in Seattle.

Sound Effect producer Allie Ferguson has been making radio for nearly 5 years. She got her start at KUOW and has since traveled the country working for national news shows including WNYC's The Takeaway and NPR's Weekend All Things Considered. Allie won a 2016 Gracie Award, which celebrates women in media, for her work at KUOW. She enjoys telling surprising stories about passionate people.