Archive for June, 2013

Ramon Dekkers: The Legend and the Legacy

Posted in Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 29, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, May/June 2013

Ramon Dekkers was the most significant Western fighter to wear the Mongkon. In fact, he and Rob Kaman can be credited with re-inventing Muay Thai in Thailand, its country of origin. He racked up a string of wins against the best Thais in the business and carved out an indisputable reputation in the process. The decision was unanimous; Dekkers was the first non-Thai to be recognized by the Thai press as ‘Fighter of the Year’ in 1992. Continue reading

Karl Jenkins’ Comment

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 18, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle
Left to Right: Karl Jenkins, myself, Tony Marichal. Front: have a guess.

Left to Right: Karl Jenkins, myself, Tony Marichal.
Front: have a guess.

Taken from facebook: Continue reading

Jenk Behic’s Comment

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , on June 18, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

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I am posting the responses from principals as entries in their own right, in order that they are easily viewed and don’t disappear down the bottom of the article itself.

I tried to find a genuine bio to introduce Jenk in terms of achievements, but could only find this on a forum. Continue reading

‘…Like Clockwork’

Posted in Music, Observation with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 13, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

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“My whole life, I’ve always wanted to be un-hecklable, you know? …I remember staring into GBH [record] covers, Exploited covers, Black Flag covers and just thinking, ‘Go for it, man…’ You know, getting that feeling in your stomach when you leave a first date… I’m just looking for that. I hope I can give that to somebody, somewhere.”

–       Josh Homme, NME interview, Paris Continue reading

Wuthering Heights

Posted in Observation, Reading, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 3, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle
Fan-art from some obscure Russian website - you get the idea.

Fan-art from some obscure Russian website – you get the idea.

I have a love/hate relationship with Shakespeare’s tragic heroes. Continue reading

Is This Racist?

Posted in Pretensions toward cultural theory, Real Men, Statement of intention with tags , , , , , , on June 2, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

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