Archive for December, 2013

2013 in review

Posted in Statement of intention on December 31, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

This blog saw 18,000 views in 2013. To put that in perspective, a best-selling Australian novel sells 5,000. Thanks for your support – here’s to a spectacular 2014, folks! 

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt: Continue reading

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Charlie Bukowski’s Thought for the Day

Posted in Fiction, Observation, Reading, Real Men, Statement of intention with tags , on December 27, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

th“The best part of a writer is on paper. The other part is usually nonsense.”

Hollywood.

UFC: The Other Side of the Bloody Coin

Posted in Kickboxing, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 11, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

ufc_fight_night_33_hunt_vs-_bigfoot_poster“Young men love war and old men love it in them.”

-Cormac McCarthy,

The Crossing.

Phil Rothfield recently published an editorial in The Daily Telegraph that has gone viral across the Facebook pages of many of the people I know. It’s a pretty inflammatory screed, and I’m surprised any credible newspaper would publish it; the comment about ‘allowing’ women to fight on the card alongside men must have left feminists, along with fight-fans, scratching their heads. Continue reading

Tarik Solak: Return of the Super-Promoter!

Posted in Kickboxing, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 6, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, Nov/Dec 2013

Tarik Solak is back on Australian soil with a new show and new fighters. To put it simply, he’s excited. Continue reading

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