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  • posted: January 23 @ 7:22am
Ok, now this is important, so important that for the first time in 84 days and 61 photos, I need to look you in the eyes.

To put it simply, it is over. jgoforth does not whiskerino. jgoforth does not Grow and Show. jgoforth can not teach damnweather a thing or two. I have brought shame to myself and my household.

This is my third whiskerino, and I was sadly not able to finish the final chapter. There have been plenty of reasons for me to quit: my wife doesn't like it, unfair perception of sloppiness at work, not being able to participate fully, many of the people that I followed and enjoyed have left, and still not being able to go to the throwdown; but none of those reasons were good enough. In the end, it finally came down to a theatre audition. I had an audition for a character that is young, innocent, shy, weak, and cowardly. I had never met the director before and I felt there was no way for him to see me as fitting that kind of a role while I still had a beard on my face. I have made it through 3 or 4 shows during whiskerinos and kept the beard, but the theatre requires all types and a sacrifice had to be made.

It saddens me greatly to leave, but I had to do it.

Comments

j.goforth says:
If anyone from Team Orlando cares to see the performance, I will be playing Leo Bloom in The Producers at the Henegar Center for Fine Arts in Melbourne, FL in March.
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 7:23am -
Robfrenzy says:
Shame you.
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 7:24am -
joebeard says:
shamed, but very classy.
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 7:28am -
jracecar says:
shame.
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 7:37am -
mattyc says:
this sucks
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 7:43am -
miguelito says:
this is awesome!
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 7:49am -
zackle says:
Bummer, dude. See ya.
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 7:50am -
Andrew says:
Ouch
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 7:50am -
miguelito says:
god luck with the play, man. peace.
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 7:50am -
Davis says:
i knew something was up when i could see your eyes. sucks, dude, but i get it. hope you get the part.
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 8:06am -
Romeotomeo says:
it really is a SHAME.
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 8:14am -
flainez says:
Oh man, this is sad, but I sincerely can say that this last photo of yours is awesome. The other day I was thinking that Whiskerino was going to end without seeing your eyes... and now, this... It's a shame, but I wish you the best of the lucks. Godspeed!
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 8:16am -
Creative Liberty says:
The SHOW MUST GO ON!!!! For you and for us. You will be missed.


Shame!!! From us.

KISSES!!!! From your wife.
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 8:51am -
Keith says:
honorable shame. sometimes in this backwards world your hand is forced.
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 8:53am -
Shotgun Willie says:
SHAME...but at least for a decent reason. bills must be paid.
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 9:18am -
Grower&Shower says:
Sad Saturday. Shame...
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 9:23am -
SoulGlo1976 says:
No shame, only luck! BREAK A LEG!
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 9:42am -
folliclejuju says:
good luck- go forth j!
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 9:53am -
Daniel says:
It's acting. Act like you don't have a beard.

But really. You gotta do what you gotta do.
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 11:13am -
RyRy says:
I love The Producers! It's a great show! Break a leg!


oh, but SHAME!
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 11:20am -
ThatGuy says:
Great way to say bye. Good luck on stage. Later.


SHA...you know the rest.
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 12:02pm -
Caronna says:
SHAME, wish i could see it!
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 3:09pm -
shularbrau says:
Congratulations on the part. Awesome way to end your personal theme with the beard not showing.

SHAME it came to this.
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 5:15pm -
Corey says:
Sad to see you go. Good luck with the audition.
Posted: Jan 23rd, 2010 - 6:36pm -
Ula O cealleigh says:
this shot is fantastic. but sad post :(

good luck man!
Posted: Jan 24th, 2010 - 6:20am -
mackle says:
i agree with @ula - it's sad that you you're leaving us but we all wish you luck in the play! You better get the part!
Posted: Jan 24th, 2010 - 4:36pm -
mackle says:
good luck @jgoforth
Posted: Jan 24th, 2010 - 4:37pm -
Site closed!
Whiskerino. fin.