Monthly Archives: November 2007

Bad Sex Literary Award

The deceased author Norman Mailer was awarded the Bad Sex in Fiction Award for the most awkward description of an intimate encounter. This dubious accomplishment was for his blue prose in THE CASTLE IN THE FOREST. Passage of this failed eroticia was read to the attending crowd by emotive actresses. “His mouth lathered with her sap, […]

Resident Evil 3

Global warming experts and political pessimists have gelled to forecast a doomsday combination of socio-economic collapse exascerbated by catastrophic climate changes. Hollywood has been capitalizing on this apocalyptical vision with films such as George Romero’s NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD and MAD MAX II, but the heroes usuallly survive the throes of extinction thanks to […]

Bangkok Governor Discovers non-eating Beatles

Thais eat insects of all sizes. Larva, crickets, scorpions, giant waterbugs. During a promotional visit to Liverpool the Bangkok Governor was invited to the Beatles Museum. he resisted smacking his lips, but was disappointed to discover English Beatles had nothing to do with food. A smile hid his chagrin, as schoolchildren sang ‘Ob La Di […]

Loy Krathong the Day After

Loi Krathong has long been Thailand’s most beautiful festival. Not anymore in Pattaya. Few girls and women were dressed in the traditional costume. The police banned fireworks. Their marine patrols gathered the krathong offerings less than 20 meters from shore. No one was allowed to light a fire balloon, perhaps the most exotic image to […]

Loy Krathong Ka-toey Pattaya

I was born in 1952. Doctors during that prehistoric period had no way of predicting an infant’s sex, however my mother was so convinced that her second child would be a girl that a year’s worth of pretty pink baby clothing lay neatly stacked in a crib. i imagine she experienced a more than a little disappointment […]