Archive for Feminism

James Salter’s ‘A Sport and a Pastime.’

Posted in Reading with tags , , , , , , , , on September 16, 2020 by Jarrod Boyle


A Sport and a Pastime is considered – by Americans – to be an American classic. My first question, upon finishing the book, is, ‘What makes something a classic? What makes it ‘feel’ like one?’

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Julie Bishop’s Not a Feminist

Posted in Observation, Pretensions toward cultural theory with tags , , , , on October 30, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle


What a fucking disgrace.

My First Gay Porn Film

Posted in Film, Observation, Pornography with tags , , , on June 3, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

This is one for the feminazis. Continue reading

A Small Skirmish in the War of the Sexes

Posted in Observation with tags , , , , , on December 7, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

Some weeks ago, I attended a dance party known as ‘Devil’s Playground’. 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

Eli Roth – Feminist Warrior?!

Posted in Film with tags , , on December 4, 2010 by Jarrod Boyle

Who would have picked Eli Roth for a feminist crusader? Continue reading

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