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Ken Lay: Cage Fighting, Bloodshed and Resonating Against the Void

Posted in Kickboxing, Observation, Pretensions toward cultural theory, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 25, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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To my mind, Ken Lay is more than just a police chief; he’s an exceptional public figure, fighting to make a crucial difference to Australian society. Continue reading

Bereft

Posted in Reading with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 20, 2010 by Jarrod Boyle

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It’s remarkable how many ‘Classic’ art works, if not the majority, received a very shaky reception at their initial publication. It makes you ask the question; how could a self-respecting, intelligent professional reviewer have failed to see Moby Dick/Pride and Prejudice/Lolita for what they so ‘obviously’ are? How is it that William Blake never exhibited, and Van Gogh never sold a painting? Continue reading

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