## Thug Sport

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing, Observation with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 3, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

I am turning my back on the UFC. And it’s George Saint-Pierre’s fault. Continue reading

## The Ricky Nixon Show

Posted in Journalism, Observation, Ridiculous curiosity with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 5, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

The phenomenon of the disgraced footballer has ossified into a genre. Continue reading

## 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