Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – A Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses with tags on February 1, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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“The two businesses are stand-alone,” said Wally, lighting his third Marlboro as he once more propped himself against the bar of The Re:Public. Continue reading

Taylor Swift – Corporate Whore

Posted in Observation, Pretensions toward cultural theory, Ridiculous curiosity with tags , , , , , , , on January 26, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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#tayforhottest100 was a storm in a teacup. Now she’s been disqualified however, there seems to be a pattern forming in the leaves that remain silted at the bottom. Continue reading

Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – A Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses with tags , , , , , , on January 25, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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As Wally ground his cigarette butt into the mound of ash and picked up his keys, Pat took stock of the framed poster that hung behind the bar. A 5X3-foot Ramones Australian Tour poster, framed, the image of the eagle clutching the baseball bat partially obscured by the sheen of artificial lights on the glass. Continue reading

Vale: Grant ‘Bomber’ Millwood

Posted in Kickboxing, Obituary, Real Men with tags , , , , on January 23, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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28/02/83 – 17/01/15

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Gary Palmer

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 18, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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Blitz Magazine, December 2014

For Gary Palmer, martial arts have been part of his life for as long as he can remember.

“I started with boxing,” says Gary, “I grew up with it. I come from a boxing family. My grandfather was Dave Palmer, who was both heavy and light-heavyweight champion of Australia. He held several titles – that was back in the days when they weren’t so strict about weight; they let you fight up a division. Continue reading

Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – A Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 17, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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Melbourne congealed on the horizon; a vast grey monolith slumped beneath an iron-grey sky. Continue reading

Peter Aerts

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Real Men, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 16, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

International Kickboxer Magazine, Nov/Dec 2014

Peter Aerts, like all ‘great’ athletes, is most often defined in terms of the length of his career and the titles he’s won. True definition, however, is a matter of establishing something in comparison with its contemporaries which, for a fighter, is in terms of their opponents. Continue reading

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