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Get to know Chicago's wizard John Jughead Pierson

The great John Jughead Pierson makes a return visit to The Download to talk about his career performing to audiences all over the world including with the highly influential punk band Screeching Weasel, his 20 years as an ensemble member of the Neo-Futurists, his current job working as a wizard in Osaka, Japan and dedicating his life to show. 46 more words

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The 12 Plays of Christmas, 2015

So in my attempt to showcase my uncanny wit (or not), I decided to pen a shameless little tribute to Christmas and plays all to the tune of maybe my least favorite Christmas ditty “The 12 Days of Christmas” (Although “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” is a very, very close second). 1,484 more words

The Neo-Futurists preview their upcoming season

Kurt Chiang and Bilal Dardai of the Neo-Futurists join Justin to talk about the long running hit, “Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind” and to preview some other shows to be performed this season. 10 more words

The Download

Review: Alice

This weekend, we attended/participated the production of Alice by the Neo Futurists and Upended Productions. It’s a novel piece that is very much a walking tour around Andersonville. 496 more words


Experiencing Edinburgh Fringe

The Edinburgh Fringe is truly something that someone has to experience to fully understand. It is thousands of shows from people who believe in them with all their hearts. 437 more words


Neo-Futurists long on laughs, high in energy

You know the name of a theater piece is long when it doesn’t fit in the space for the headline. Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind… 742 more words

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Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind

We leaned against the theater building
as if we were waiting in line for tickets, but
the show got out over an hour ago and… 129 more words