I think it is necessary to sit down and work for years and years to get it right. I think that’s the main thing, that’s what the emphasis has got to be on: individual work.
I originally had an idea about a family of people who were homeless, just traveling around without any solid roots or any home, who made their way around working wherever they could. I started it with them.
The idea of Joe as a protagonist came along a little later.
I listen to some of the comments on WIP – they’re playing parts of the press conference – and I can see where people would read into things. But if anyone was at the press conference, I think would sense how much I enjoyed Philly and how I loved working for those people.
I didn’t hear what he said and really don’t care.
I can’t coach anymore. I want to run a team.
They drink a lotta beer, do a lotta riding around; I drink a lotta beer, do a lotta riding around.
You have to do something in your life that is honorable and not cowardly if you are to live in peace with yourself, and for the firefighter it is fire.