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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

Things I Don’t Want to Know

Posted in Fiction, Reading, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 13, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

Deborah Levy

Things I Don’t Want To Know by Deborah Levy does not, judging from the blurb on the back, sound like the sort of book I’d like to read.

‘…it is feminist and political while being an inspiring act of writing.’

Whenever a book is ‘feminist and political’, it’s like being hit over the head with a length of dowel; irritating and painful, but not hard enough to knock you out – or into unconsciousness so you don’t have to listen anymore. Continue reading

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