Passion = Truth?Let me explain. I love when people are passionate about something. That surging of emotion is the one honest measure of what truth is. It's a truthful display of how a person really feels about something or someone at that particular moment. That passion IS truth.
Playwright, actor, singer, outdoorsman, blogger, amateur photog, observer & bitcher, Beach Boys groupie, Brett Favre fanatic, lover of everything Celtic and forever a member in the Tribe of HAIR. Spent most of my life in the Village of Waterford, a small town just outside of the Milwaukee suburbs. After 12 years in North Hollywood, Bel Air and Culver City, Cali, I moved back to Wisconsin in September 2009. No regrets - of moving to LA OR moving back to WI. Have traveled to Belfast, Ireland, Dayton (OH), Manhattan, Seattle, Cedar Rapids, New York, Miami and Sydney, Australia with my plays. Moved back into the Village of Greendale where I was born. Life is good.
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Original Plays by JEFFREY JAMES IRCINK Available for Production:
* THE GOLGOTHA CRUX. * CHROMOSOME 21 * STAN'S ADDICTION * "HELLO, ENGINE. I'M JAKE HOLMAN." * HOW TO KILL A BOY
* "PASS THE SALT, PLEASE." * 4 1/2 MINUTES (give or take) TO CLIMAX * JESSICA, PARIS, BRITNEY AND LINDSAY MEET BRETT FAVRE ON THEIR TRAIN WRECK * THE BED * JESUS PUSHED A GROCERY CART * BILLY BALFOOR WANTS AN APOLOGY * A PROMISCUOUS RAPE * CONOR FRANCIS COMES HOME TO BALLYCULEN
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Bo Svenson (Walking Tall II, The Great Waldo Pepper, North Dallas Forty, Inglourius Basterds, Kill Bill II) andEarl Hamner, Jr. (creator of The Waltons, Falcon Crest, writer of the movie, Charlotte's Web and various Twilight Zone episodes) each have one!
Softcover and hardcover version's available. Email me if you have any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org. Makes a great gift anytime!
Helen Keller Goat Path in Goatenbridge, Co. Tipperary.
Check back for updates on my trip to Ireland with Michael Browne in Sept/Oct 2009. Click on the link below this picture and you'll be whisked to "Good Craic. Welcome to Eire". Slan!
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Check out this read on Brett Favre.
My blog post on the Favre piece, "Here Goes Nothing", which was written by Jeff MacGregor, appeared in the New York Times Play Sports Magazine on Sunday, November 2, 2008. It briefly touches on Favre's departure from the Green Bay Packers after 16 years and his virgin season with the New York Jets. If you appreciate Brett Favre and would like to read a well-written, objective piece on him, read this article.
In an ideal world, what would be your perfect job? Time and place are meaningless. A king overseeing your own feudal lands in Great Britain? A fireman in 1890’s Chicago? A poet laurette? A diver for Jacques Cousteau?
Keeping in mind my interests, influences and talents, watch the the two guys in the video above. THIS would be my perfect job.
By the way, that’s Jan & Deansinging, "From All Over the World". Now – go find your perfect job. I mean, isn’t that what we’re all looking for?
What's your Perfect Job?
My email to Ingraham in response to her attack on Favre:
As an actor, my approach to roles has been what would I do if I were this character in this situation? Similarly, as a playwright, dialogue – not so much what is said but how it’s said – and subject matter are the elements I’m most concerned with. I tend to place myself in circumstances few people contemplate, and then develop a plot around those circumstances. I love extremes – a tap on the shoulder isn’t nearly as effective as a punch in the gut. That being said, when I write about the last smoker on the planet or four people from WHEEDs (We Help to Eradicate Ecosystem Demise) who live in a 500 square foot home or one man’s attempt to rid the world of the most evilest boy on the planet, I’m not going out of my way to be different as much as I’m trying to bridge the gap between my tastes and that of the audience. In the end, if the “unreal reality” I’ve helped to create on stage affects one person’s “reality” – I’ve accomplished my mission.