Episode 15: Off-Target by Jonathan Wickremasinghe-Kuhn
Episode 15: Off-Target by Jonathan Wickremasinghe-Kuhn

Episode 15: Off-Target by Jonathan Wickremasinghe-Kuhn

About This Episode

This week, we’re excited to welcome the very talented and funny Jonathan Wickremasinghe-Kuhn and then listen to his hilarious story, Off-Target.

About the Storyteller: Jonathan Wickremasinghe-Kuhn
Jonathan Wickremasinghe-Kuhn on Stories Found

Jonathan Wickremasinghe-Kuhn grew up in Selma, Alabama and attended the University of Southern California, where he received both his BFA in Writing for Screen and Television and his Master of Professional Writing degree.

He has performed story-telling multiple times at The Moth and for the Two Truths & A Lie podcast.

His plays have been produced by the A Light in Dark Places Festival, the Paragon Festival, Exposition Review, Stage Left Theater, Laughing Pig Theatre, Carrollwood Players Theatre, Magnetic Theatre, and Crafton Hills College.

About the Cast

Off-Target was performed by:

The author, Jonathan Wickremasinghe-Kuhn, and a Target Shopping Basket

A piece of a Target shopping basket as featured in the story, Off-Target by Jonathan Wickremasinghe-Kuhn on Stories Found

The remains of the ACTUAL shopping basket which the paramedics were sent out to extract Jonathan from in his story, Off-Target.

Featured Organization: 826 National

826 National on Stories Found

826 National helps foster a love of creative writing in children. Their mission is to help young people use writing as a tool to ignite and channel their creativity, explore identity, advocate for themselves and their community, and achieve academic and professional success.

You can help 826 advance this goal by volunteering at a local chapter, buying the children’s published works, or shopping at one of their stores which each have a different creative theme. New Orleans offers the The New Orleans Haunting Supply Company. Listeners in Los Angeles can visit The Time Travel Mart, while those in Boston can stop by the Greater Boston Bigfoot Research Institute. There are currently 9 really cool stores like this in cities across the country.

Visit 826national.org to learn more about this amazing program and to see how you can help them continue to foster a love of creative writing in children.

Featured Sponsor: Magikjaz Creations

Magikjaz Creations

Magikjaz Creations is a woman, minority, and LGBTQ+ owned business based in Austin, Texas. Jazmyn is a proud Latinx artist who creates jewelry and wearable art and specializes in chainmail and wirework. She offers creative, original pieces that are truly one of a kind. Visit her website at Magikjazcreations.com.

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