Season 5

Aug. 3, 2021

The Bombing of Bangkok During World War 2 [S5.E21]

Greg interviews about the bombing of Bangkok during World War II. Beginning with a discussion about how Thai people today percei…

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July 27, 2021

Cultural Refresher: Books & Movies to Rouse Your Thailand Mojo [S5.E2…

On a suggestion from listener Emily, Greg and Ed go back to basics with book and movie recommendations for people new to Thailand…

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July 20, 2021

Fostering Hope in Khlong Toey with Bangkok Community Help [S5.E19]

Things are not so great right now, and they’re even more desperate for people who live on the edge, which is why we’re pleased to…

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July 13, 2021

Ed Reports Back: Visiting the Phuket Sandbox [S5.E18]

Ed relates his 4-day adventure in the much-reported-on Phuket Sandbox. But spoiler alert: It wasn’t a great trip, mostly due to b…

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July 6, 2021

Some Good (and Bad) Ways That Being an Expat Has Changed Us [S5.E17]

Greg and Ed bare their souls and discuss how living in Thailand has changed them for the better - and for the worse. Greg begins …

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June 29, 2021

Entrepreneur Derek van Pelt on Business and Success in Thailand [S5.E…

It’s a dream of many to move to Thailand and start their own business - be it a spiffy e-commerce site, a beer bar on a beach, or…

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June 22, 2021

Between Two Worlds: Raising a Western Kid in an Eastern Culture [S5.E…

Diving into one of their more complex topics, Greg and Ed explore some of the questions that arise when raising a child with an a…

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June 15, 2021

Tourism, Covid & Secret Recipes with Chin From Chili Paste Food Tours…

Greg interviews Chin Chongtong, the founder of , a food-based tourism company in Bangkok. Khun Chin first relates her difficult e…

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June 8, 2021

Dealing With Annoying Expat Requests [S5.E13]

On this show the guys keep it real by discussing things they do not like about being an expat. Plus, patrons and listeners write …

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June 1, 2021

History & Diplomacy with Canadian Ambassador Sarah Taylor [S5.E12]

Greg and Ed interview Dr. Sarah Taylor, the Canadian Ambassador to Thailand to discuss her role in Thailand, Thailand’s role in A…

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May 25, 2021

Bangkok's Seven Deadly Sins: Sloth [S5.E11]

The guys return to their ‘Seven Deadly Sins’ series to discuss the sin of ‘Sloth.’ Greg notes in an introduction that sloth can b…

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May 18, 2021

Co-Producer Oliver Ackermann on Making The Serpent in Bangkok [S5.E10]

Greg and Ed interview Oliver Ackermann, one of the co-producers of the Thailand-based Netflix series “The Serpent,” about 1970s e…

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May 11, 2021

Joe Cummings Talks Thai Ganja, Protests and CIA Recruitment [S5.E9]

This is the second episode of Greg and Ed’s interview with Joe Cummings, expat extraordinaire. This episode begins with a bang as…

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May 4, 2021

Joe Cummings Talks Movies, Writing and Tourism Recovery [S5.E8]

Greg and Ed do a tag team interview of legendary Thailand expat Joe Cummings, a renaissance man and expert on Thai culture if the…

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May 4, 2021

Bonus Episode: Vaccine Travel and Quarantine!

Hey there! This type of content usually goes out to our patrons only, but we figured it was important and relevant to everyone, s…

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April 27, 2021

A Few Unwritten Thai Cultural Rules You Gotta Learn [S5.E7]

Utilizing a topic suggested by listener Wes, Greg and Ed discuss the unwritten ‘rules’ of Thai culture - the ones that everyone k…

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April 20, 2021

Being Funny in Bangkok: Three Local Comedians Weigh In [S5.E6]

Greg interviews three local comedians, Justin St-Denis, Chris Raufheisen, and Tana Sukke, about life as a stand-up in Bangkok. Af…

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April 13, 2021

Is There an Expat Hierarchy - and Does it Even Matter? [S5.E5]

We think almost every long-term expat has been asked how long they’ve been here before, only to see the challenge, throw down the…

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April 6, 2021

The Ups and Downs of Retiring in Thailand [S5.E4]

Greg interviews Colonel Johnny Thoyts, an old friend who has been retired in Thailand for over 20 years. Johnny has had an intere…

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March 30, 2021

Oh Crap, What Now? Losing Your Job in Thailand [S5.E3]

The guys discuss the sticky situation of what it means to lose your job in Thailand as an expat, and the relative insecurity that…

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March 23, 2021

Fighting the HIV Stigma in Thailand [S5.E2]

Greg interviews Midnight Poonkasetwattana and Inad Rendon, the Executive Director and Program Director at , a nonprofit organizat…

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March 16, 2021

Looking Back, Looking Forward: Welcome to Season 5! [S5.E1]

Welcome to season 5! Greg and Ed discuss the new season, which admittedly is mostly a continuation of the last season - if it ain…

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