From Screeching Weasel to the ‘Basement’: John ‘Jughead’ Pierson (Episode 740)

John ‘Jughead’ Pierson is probably best known as a founding member and driving force of Screeching Weasel up through the beginning of the 21st century. These days, he’s well into the triple digits of his long-running podcast, Jughead’s Basement. We talk about his approach to, and experience with, podcasting and dig into Screeching Weasel history as we eat outside King’s Gyros (5233 N. Milwaukee Avenue) in Chicago. They’ve been serving “Royally Delicious” food since 1972, and I can’t say for certain, but I may have found one of their royal hairs in my sandwich.

Author: carconcarne