Archive for Birth of Venus

Icons: Part I

Posted in Film, Journalism, Observation with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 24, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

Many years ago, my good friend Jonathan Devenish and I dragged ourselves off to see Andrei Rublev at the now-defunct Lumiere Cinema. Continue reading

In Defence of Pornography

Posted in Pornography with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 8, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

“There is no place for pornography in a just society.”

–          Gail Dines, ‘How the Hardcore Porn Industry is Ruining Young Men’s Lives’, as published in The Age, May 18, 2011.

“Those magazines, they aren’t about sex. They’re about beauty.”

–          Martin Grimwood, in reference to my collection of Penthouse Magazines, published circa 1970. Continue reading

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