Neil Stephen Cicierega (b. 23 August, 1986 in Kingston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.), is an American comedian, filmmaker and musician. He is the creator of Potter Puppet Pals, a puppet show parody of the Harry Potter series. This skit includes puppet versions of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Albus Dumbledore, Severus Snape, Neville Longbottom, Lord Voldemort, Ginny Weasley and Rubeus Hagrid. Neil also has videos posted on HollywoodEastTV.com. He also is in a band called Lemon Demon as the lead singer.
Potter Puppet Pals
Cicierega's Potter Puppet Pals is a comedy series which parodies Harry Potter. It's first incarnation was pair of flash animations on Newgrounds in 2003, later resurfacing in the form of a series of live action puppet shows released onto YouTube and PotterPuppetPals.com. His most successful Potter Puppet Pals video, the Mysterious Ticking Noise, currently has over 116,182,000 views (as of December 4th 2011).