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Wonder Woman Should Join the Lingerie Football League

Posted in Journalism, Love letters, Observation, Pretensions toward cultural theory, Real Men, Ridiculous curiosity with tags , , , , , , , , , on January 27, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

I have come late to the Lingerie Football League. Like most things of this nature, it appeared on my Facebook feed courtesy of my good friend and arbiter of all things that ride the cutting edge of bad taste, Matt Samartzis. Continue reading

Aamer Rahman

Posted in Pretensions toward cultural theory, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 13, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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Ahmer Rahman wrote a deeply provocative essay for ‘Vice Magazine’ on the anniversary of the Cronulla riots, attributing them to the inherent racism of the Howard Government. Continue reading

Adam Goodes: My Response

Posted in Journalism, Pretensions toward cultural theory, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , on August 2, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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Hi mate

I appreciated your email about Goodes. Continue reading

Adam Goodes: The Other Side

Posted in Journalism, Pretensions toward cultural theory, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , on August 2, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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Mr Boyle,

Good sir, I have noticed your support for Adam Goodes via Facebook recently and thought I might offer my perspective.

I have not attended an AFL match this year, but if I did attend a Sydney match and Adam Goodes was playing I would most certainly ‘boo’ him. Here’s why: Continue reading

Adam Goodes: A Great Australian

Posted in Journalism, Pretensions toward cultural theory, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 1, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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The Adam Goodes saga has touched me deeply. Continue reading

Men Versus Women in the Cage

Posted in fighting, Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Pretensions toward cultural theory, Real Men with tags , , on April 10, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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It’s happened.

Larissa Schroeder fought and defeated Fernando Lemos in a single round, concluded by referee’s decision at first blood.

How long until we see it elsewhere?

What does it mean?

And how will it make us feel?

http://www.news.com.au/sport/boxing/woman-leaves-man-bloodied-beaten-in-mma-fight/story-fndkzthy-1227297148576
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Rousey and Zingano – Feminist Warriors?

Posted in fighting, Pretensions toward cultural theory, Real Men with tags , , , , , on March 24, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

The weigh-in for the recent Ronda Rousey / Cat Zingano fight on UFC 184 was not only exciting, but also instructive on the subject of sexual politics. Continue reading

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