Archive for The Age Newspaper

Goodlife – the WORST gym in the World

Posted in Fitness, Goodlife, Journalism with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on November 6, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle


Front Page of The Age Newspaper, Saturday October 29

Ardent Leisure are the parent company of both Dreamworld and Goodlife Gyms. I parted company with them in 2016 in no small part because of their refusal to properly maintain their facilities. Continue reading

Eight Ways to Spot a Good Gym

Posted in Fitness, Goodlife with tags , , , , on May 13, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle


Today’s Age Newspaper.


The Straight View from the Middle of Mardi Gras

Posted in Journalism, Observation, Real Men, Ridiculous curiosity with tags , , , on March 4, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle


Your humble narrator – and the Housewives on Fire – have made today’s Age newspaper.

Mardi Gras, bitches!


UFC 193 in The Age Newspaper

Posted in Journalism with tags , , , , on November 8, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle


Fortunate enough to be quoted in The Age Newspaper today on the subject of Ronda Rousey and UFC 193.

When Will the Mainstream Media Approach Combat Sports from the Head, Rather Than the Ass?

Posted in Journalism with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 18, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle


I am currently traveling in Europe, and news reached me that Australia has had a sudden change of prime ministers. Eager to share in the good news, I googled The Age Newspaper Online.

In addition to reports on the change of leadership, I discovered there was an article about the press conference for UFC 193, due to be held in Melbourne on November 15. Continue reading

Adam Goodes: My Response

Posted in Journalism, Pretensions toward cultural theory, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , on August 2, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle


Hi mate

I appreciated your email about Goodes. Continue reading

‘Blood is Proof of Life’

Posted in Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Observation, Real Men, Statement of intention with tags , , , , , , , , on December 6, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle


Your humble narrator was fortunate enough to be quoted in The Age Newspaper and The Sydney Morning Herald today on the subject of cage fighting in Victoria.

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


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

Tyson the Rapist – The Facts

Posted in Journalism, Observation, Pretensions toward cultural theory, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 28, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle


I found a link on Facebook to Neil Patrick Harris doing a song-and-dance number to open the Tony Awards in New York. It was vaunted as the ‘best awards ceremony opener ever’. Conspicuously, it also featured a brief cameo from Iron Mike himself. Continue reading

Thank God for Bettina Ardnt

Posted in Journalism, Pornography with tags , , , on October 21, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

I hardly watch any pornography at all, but as an issue, it’s probably one of the biggest bones lying around the doghouse. Someone tipped me to this very interesting article, which I thought made an interesting counterpoint to Gail Dines’, also published in ‘The Age Newspaper’ and linked to via this blog.


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