Archive for Raymond Chandler

Down These Mean Streets a Man Must Go

Posted in Kickboxing, Observation, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , on May 30, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle
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Ben Edwards with his trainer jamie McCuaig, behind the scenes at Glory 16.

“Why do I fight? I had a great childhood; I’m not an angry person, but I love fighting. Maybe it’s genetic. As a kid, I had big self-esteem problems, connected to my weight. Sure, that’s part of it. But there’s more to it than that. Continue reading

S.E. Hinton: Rumble Fish versus The Outsiders

Posted in Observation, Reading with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on February 27, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle
Hinton in 1968, the year 'The Outsiders' was published. Smart, hot and pigtails.

Hinton in 1968, the year ‘The Outsiders’ was published. Smart, hot and pigtails.

“Raymond Chandler wrote about the man he wanted to be. Dashiell Hammet wrote about the man he was frightened he’d become.”

-James Ellroy. Continue reading

Manifesto

Posted in Reading, Real Men, Statement of intention with tags on January 9, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

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In everything that can be called art there is a quality of redemption. Continue reading

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