Episodes

Feb. 9, 2021

Neighborhood Focus: Soi Suan Phlu [S4.E69]

In a return to our Neighborhood Focus series, Greg and Ed check out Soi Suan Phlu and some of the surrounding area, broadly known…

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Feb. 2, 2021

Mark Wiens on the Joy of Eating Thai Food [S4.E68]

Greg interviews Mark Wiens, an old friend known far and wide for his awesome YouTube videos about eating food. Good food. Weird f…

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Jan. 26, 2021

Bangkok’s Seven Deadly Sins: Greed [S4.E67]

This week Greg and Ed return to the Seven Deadly Sins series with a discussion of GREED in Thai culture. As an opening caveat, Gr…

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Jan. 19, 2021

Sawatdee Cough: Bangkok’s Air Pollution Crisis [S4.E66]

Greg interviews Khun Weena, founder of the and an expert on air pollution in Thailand to discuss the who, the what, the why and …

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Jan. 5, 2021

Kicking 2020 to the Curb: New Year’s Eve Stories from Better Times [S…

In order to wash the bad taste of New Year’s Eve 2021 out of our mouths, Greg and Ed discuss what New Year’s Eve means in Bangkok…

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Dec. 29, 2020

Confronting Thailand's Problem With Violence Against Women Part 2 [S4…

The issue of violence against women in Thai culture is not often discussed. Awareness is low and even when the topic is brought u…

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Dec. 22, 2020

Confronting Thailand’s Problem With Violence Against Women Part 1 [S4…

The issue of violence against women in Thai culture is not often discussed. Awareness is low and even when the topic is brought u…

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Dec. 15, 2020

The Annual Bangkok Podcast Listener Q&A Spectacular [S4.E61]

It’s been a while, but the guys jump into a Q&A show, where they answer questions from listeners. The topics are incredibly wide-…

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Dec. 8, 2020

Artist Alex Face on his Iconic Work, Inspiration, and Space Art [S4.E…

Greg interviews celebrated Thai artist Alex Face (), known mostly for his large building-sized murals, which appear not only in B…

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Dec. 1, 2020

How Would You Rate Your Thai Cultural Assimilation? [S4, E59]

Greg and Ed dive into a great question for expats in Thailand: to what extent are you actually integrated into mainstream Thai cu…

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Nov. 24, 2020

Bangkok’s Craft Brew Godfather: A Chat With Khun Chit [S4.E58]

Greg interviews the fascinating Wichit Saiklao, godfather of craft beer in Thailand and founder of , with podcast friend Scott Co…

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Nov. 17, 2020

Thailand’s Freedom-of-Expression Minefield [S4.E57]

Greg and Ed consider the issue of freedom of expression in Thailand and the extent to which it is or is not compatible with Thai …

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Nov. 10, 2020

Linguist Rikker Dockum on Raising Multilingual Kids (S4.E56)

Greg interviews repeat guest Rikker Dockum about the ups and downs of raising bilingual children, beginning with an update on (no…

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Nov. 3, 2020

Bangkok's Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath [S4, E55]

The boys reenter the world of the Seven Deadly Sins with a discussion of ‘Wrath’ in Thai culture. What’s the angle? Well, here is…

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Oct. 27, 2020

Phra Pandit on the Buddhist Concepts of Birth, Death & Rebirth [Seaso…

In this episode of Bangkok Podcast Metaphysics, Greg interviews our favorite guest, Phra Pandit, about notions of heaven and hell…

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Oct. 20, 2020

Greg (Con) and Ed (Pro) Debate the Merits of Thai Massage [Season 4, …

In this episode, the guys debate the pros and cons of one of Thailand’s most famous cultural pastimes. Despite being friends for …

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Oct. 13, 2020

Bangkok’s Evolving Health & Fitness Mindset [Season 4, Episode 52]

If you’ve been in Bangkok for any length of time you’ve seen the ‘healthy lifestyle’...uh...lifestyle...change a great deal. But …

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Oct. 8, 2020

David Robinson Talks Heritage and Creativity on the Chao Phraya River…

Greg interviews David Robinson, co-founder of the Creative District Foundation, which promotes the mighty Chao Phraya River commu…

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Oct. 6, 2020

Neighborhood Focus: Chinatown & Talad Noi [Season 4, Episode 51]

Greg and Ed return to their ‘Neighborhood Focus’ series with a review of the Chinatown-Talad Noi area of Bangkok, a neighborhood …

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Sept. 22, 2020

The Unique Role That Teachers Play in Thai Culture [Season 4, Episode…

Ooooh, topical! This week, Greg and Ed discuss the unique role of teachers in Thai society, where educators occupy a uniquely rev…

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Sept. 15, 2020

An Economist Speaks: The Numbers on Thailand's COVID Economy [Season …

First, we want voicemails from our listeners! Become a friend on LINE (scan the QR Code below) and send us your thoughts, greetin…

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Sept. 8, 2020

Ten Laws Expats Should Understand in Thailand [Season 4, Episode 47]

After a brief intro explaining the podcast’s decision to accept advertising (within strict guidelines), Greg and Ed jump into a t…

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Sept. 1, 2020

Jarrett Wrisley & Chalee Kader Discuss Bangkok's Restaurant Biz in th…

Greg interviews Jarrett Wrisley and Chalee Kader, well-known and successful restaurateurs in Bangkok. After quick bios, they begi…

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