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Morbid Love

Posted in Morbid Love, Real Men, violence against women on September 3, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

 

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The first time was over ice-cream. She had eaten the entire carton and when I asked where it had all gone, showing her the carton, she slapped me. Continue reading

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Morbid Love

Posted in Morbid Love, Real Men, violence against women on August 27, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

 

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The first time I hit a woman – and the second time, in fact – was a calculated decision. Continue reading

Morbid Love

Posted in Morbid Love, Real Men, violence against women with tags , , , , on August 15, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

 

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I probably first walked into a fight gym shortly after that so I could learn to stand up to him physically because reason and honesty weren’t working, but it was more than that. Continue reading

Morbid Love

Posted in Morbid Love, Real Men, violence against women with tags , , on August 6, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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‘Ever seen a human heart? It looks like a fist wrapped in blood.’

– Patrick Marber, Closer.

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I hit a few women in the time I worked as a bouncer. Continue reading

The Return of ‘Bangin’ Ben’ Edwards

Posted in Ben Edwards, fighting, Glory, K1, Kickboxing, MMA, Peter Graham, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 4, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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You’ve been quiet. What have you been up to since you lost the Oz Heavyweight boxing title to Peter Graham? Continue reading

The Greatest Kung Fu Story Never Told – Part Two

Posted in Journalism, Martial Arts, Real Men, True Crime with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 15, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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Blitz Magazine, Vol. 30, No. 6, Aug-Sept 2016

Preparation for the story on the Sue family made for a lot of reading. I googled old newspaper articles on the subject of the Fitzgerald Inquiry, as well as the place of the Sue family within it. Continue reading

The Greatest Kung Fu Story Never Told: The Gold Lamborgini, The Purple Suit and a World-Class Moustache

Posted in Martial Arts, Real Men, Ridiculous curiosity, True Crime with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 27, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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Blitz Martial Arts Magazine, Vol.30, No. 5, June/July 2016

“I just don’t see the interest in wading through someone else’s dirt,” says Gawain Sue, principal of the Ging Mo Kung Fu School in Perth and heir to Malcolm Sue, one of the most infamous figures in Australian martial arts. Continue reading

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