Archive for March, 2011


Posted in Journalism, Reading with tags , on March 21, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

I attended the ‘Lifestyle Trainers’ exhibition at Birrarung Marr on the banks of the Yarra yesterday. It was an exhibition to publicise the health and fitness website I have been writing for as an ‘expert commentator’. It tickles my ego to be billed as a commentator, probably because the implication is that I am currently paid to give my opinion. Thinking about this pricks a small space somewhere inside me, which I suspect if very close to whichever metaphysical organ can be described as my conscience; by way of justification or explanation of the commentator tag, I offer something  chanced upon again the other day in one of my most prized possessions, The Collected Works of e.e. cummings. Continue reading

Real Men #5: The Fukushima 50

Posted in Real Men on March 19, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

A small crew of self-appointed workers have chosen to stay behind at the stricken Fukushima #1 nuclear power-station in Japan. They are attempting to control the fires in reactors 1, 2 and 3, placing themsleves in the path of dire risk in order to try and prevent what some have called an imminent apocalypse.


Posted in Journalism with tags on March 19, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

Tonight will host the largest, brightest incarnation of the full moon in its 18-year cycle.

One Speed, Two Mistresses, Tons of Money, Adonis DNA and Tiger's Blood: 'I'm on a drug – it's called Charlie Sheen'.

Posted in Journalism with tags on March 4, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle–and-tigers-blood-im-on-a-drug–its-called-charlie-sheen-20110301-1bc30.html

I think the title says it all, really.

Peter Costello vs the AFL II

Posted in Journalism with tags , , , on March 2, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

Go to work, Peter Costello.

Intelligent, incisive, gutsy, and a damned good writer.

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