Posts Tagged Eddie McGuire

Adam Goodes and Our Increasingly Racist Society


The entire debate is driven by a sensationalist media searching for controversy and the unsubstantiated accusations of well-intentioned but misguided ideologues who are merely imagining the potential thoughts and motivations of others. Racism is a considerable accusation, not one to be casually dispensed.

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Untenable


It is more than a little disconcerting that many in the football media, having accepted Essendon’s guilt in the absence of evidence, proceed to endorse and proudly boast about the AFL’s assumed power to pervert the course of justice. The matter of guilt or innocence is a distraction. For the sake of argument guilt is […]

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Eddie McGuire: Pride in Corruption


Thursday morning, on Triple M’s Hot Breakfast with Eddie McGuire, the host offered a disconcerting insight into his world view whilst attempting to summarise the latest flare up of the Essendon saga. His insight took the form of a proud boast, an endorsement of corruption. ‘This is what people have forgotten, everyone has amnesia on […]

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The Buckley Era


Nathan Buckley exploded onto the AFL scene in 1993 as the inaugural winner of the Rising Star Award. His career began full of promise, success was assured, and he was destined to become one of the game’s greats. Buckley’s obvious talent established a position of power and following his first season of football he chose to exercise […]

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Casual Sexism


Our modern society is a shameful place: discrimination is so prevalent everybody fails to notice it. A case in point came in this morning’s broadcast of Triple M’s Hot Breakfast with Eddie McGuire. The host, Eddie McGuire, recounted a tale of an internet-dating love triangle. A married woman, assuming a false identity on a dating website, […]

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