Archive for February, 2014

S.E. Hinton: Rumble Fish versus The Outsiders

Posted in Observation, Reading with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on February 27, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle
Hinton in 1968, the year 'The Outsiders' was published. Smart, hot and pigtails.

Hinton in 1968, the year ‘The Outsiders’ was published. Smart, hot and pigtails.

“Raymond Chandler wrote about the man he wanted to be. Dashiell Hammet wrote about the man he was frightened he’d become.”

-James Ellroy. Continue reading

The Lion of Boaz-Jachin and Jachin-Boaz

Posted in Fiction with tags , on February 18, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle


“The lions came out of their cages slowly, snarling and lashing their tails. They crouched, growling while the beaters and their dogs advanced to make them go forward to be hunted by the king. Continue reading

The Civil Rights Movement is not a Thing of the Past

Posted in Observation, Real Men, Statement of intention with tags , , , , on February 13, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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AS controversy rages in the US over star footballer Michael Sam’s brave decision to come out, a US sports anchor has delivered an amazing and inspirational speech. Continue reading

Still the Man: Stan Longinidis

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 11, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

the-manInternational Kickboxer Magazine, Jan/Feb 2014

On October 7 of this year, Stan ‘The Man’ Longinidis was inducted into the Australian Sporting Hall of Fame. While this is no small feat for any athlete, it’s especially rare for a kickboxer. As with his other achievements, Stan is the first. Continue reading

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