In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen celebrates the life of Samuel Siegfried Karl Ritter von Basch, personal physician to Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, inventor of the blood pressure meter, escaper of revolutionary decapitation, low level nobleman and hero to those afflicted with high blood pressure in these hyper-tense times.
Jeff is a visual artist, songwriter/musician, actor, essayist, fiction writer, poet, playwright and screenwriter. He's been a playwright, songwriter, and performer with Chicago's Theater Oobleck since 1988, a writer and actor with Red Baron Films since 2000, and a contributor to This Is Hell! since 1996. He currently lives in Los Angeles.