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Wayne Carey: The Truth Hurts

Posted in Journalism, Observation, Reading with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 17, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle


I went into this book hoping for a Raging Bull story (I’m referring, of course, to Martin Scorsese’s film about the boxer, Jake La Motta). That said, I was expecting a fairly blunt and simplistic tool designed to resuscitate Wayne’s media career. I was disappointed on the one hand, confirmed on the other, but nonetheless, held in the grip of the tale. Continue reading

Feminism is a Distinctly Single-Edged Sword

Posted in Observation with tags , , , , , on February 29, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

In case you missed it: Yumi Stynes, professional dick-head, recently described  Victoria Cross winner Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith as ‘brainless’ in relation to a shirtless photograph of him in the pool. George Negus went on to ponder whether or not he was a ‘dud root’. Continue reading

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