John-Andrew O'Rourke Director // Writer

July 2021


A baseball diamond

Tucked away behind a beige-box subdivision somewhere in a Wal-Mart suburb of an affluent Midwestern city, there’s a small neighborhood park. It’s your run-of-the-mill lower-middle-class affair, complete with four neglected swing sets, a wooden picnic shelter, two overgrown soccer fields and an undersized baseball diamond. During the day, it plays host to local middle school kids...

The Day I Fell in Love

Landon Donovan's Goal

Somewhere on some hard drive in some basement in central Florida, there’s footage of me crying. I’ve only been on the Jumbotron once in my life, and it was when I was 5 or 6, attending my first soccer game. About 60 or 70 minutes through, the camera guy directly in front of me laughed, wheeled this massive lens around towards me, and next thing I knew my face was plastered on a screen...

John-Andrew O'Rourke Director // Writer




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Professional maker of videos, amateur writer of bios. All the lonely Starbucks lovers will tell you I'm insane.