John Jughead Pierson graduated from Hersey in 1985. Since then, he formed the influential punk band Screeching Weasel, plus Even in Blackouts and The Mitochondriacs. He is a podcaster, actor and author. On this episode, we focus on his 2011 novel, The Last Temptation of Clarence Odbody. This novel reimagines the movie It's a Wonderful Life. What if Clarence had not saved George Bailey? This jam-packed episode touches on a little of everything: music, writing and creativity.