This is possibly the most powerful interview I’ve ever been lucky enough to do. I interview one of Ireland’s greatest actors, John Connors, and we discuss acting, writing, Jung’s shadow, depression, suicide, political correctness, future projects, dealing with haters and a lot more. Worth it. Trust me.

  • How Owen and John met
  • Johns acting process
  • John putting himself into the role
  • Making your work instinctive
  • The Shadow and Carl Jung
  • Psychological approach to acting
  • The many selves and the hidden self
  • Robert Greene the laws of human nature
  • Terrified of the shadow
  • The fear of madness
  • Love hate relationship and How acting saved John
  • What really happened while filming Cardboard Gangsters
  • John discusses his Depression
  • How John copes with Depression
  • The power of commitment and deadlines
  • Why moderation doesn’t help him
  • John discusses that famous scene in Cardboard Gangsters where the breakdown occurred and the conversation that saved him from hell
  • What was the moment that John knew acting was for him?
  • Rarely spoken about first time that John ever encountered acting
  • John tries out acting as a teenager on a FAS course
  • Johns realization of his connection with the darkness
  • The year of wanting to die
  • The incredible experience John had at the time of his fathers death
  • How his brother Joe saved him
  • The violent improv
  • Imposter syndrome feeling a fraud
  • After the class… his mothers words
  • Journey to study acting
  • Johns strategy for memorizing lines
  • Owen memorizing the tedx talk
  • Myths about acting
  • Preparing for the play Ireland’s Call
  • Biggest lesson ever in acting from Anthony Hopkins
  • Holding your state and performing at the worst possible time
  • Owens suicidal experience and the movie that saved him
  • Tiernan and the Psychology of making a difference
  • Tour of Irelands Call
  • Teddy Darling n God Creative
  • Johns proudest achievement
  • The greatest review ever of Cardboard Gangsters
  • The best lesson for younger people
  • The importance of personal responsibility
  • The three stories we tell ourselves
  • Turning victims into heroes
  • Handling Haters
  • Social media polarization
  • Favorite movie, author, tv series, musicians, artist, philosopher, superpower,  Time, alternative profession, alternative living location, what next?

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