A Flaming Idiot Needs Your Help…

Jon in front of the New Victory poster

Jon in front of the New Victory poster

Jon O’Connor, also known as Pyro, former member of the legendary juggling group the Flaming Idiots and a regular on the Renaissance Faire circuit. has hit some hard times.   He is currently without health insurance, and recently had to spend 11 days in the hospital battling acute pancreatitis.

flaming_idiots2They were a truly innovative juggling ensemble from the late 80s, early 90s.  Look at the video below– if a lot of their routines/patter look and sound familiar, it’s because they have had many imitators.

Anyway, Jon’s friends have organized a kickstarter for him to help him out in his time of need.  Money donated is not tax deductible.

If you’d like, please give some money: Help Jon O’Connor Juggle Medical Expenses

And see the Flaming Idiots first network appearance on Comic Strip Live.

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