THAILAND NIGHTLIFE REVIEW

Welcome to my website.  Unlike the universe, this website has a purpose: to offer rants, tirades, opinions and discussion about books on Thailand, give an overview of nightlife in Thailand and, yes, to provide a few news items which might not appear elsewhere.  And to have some fun.

Bar, club and restaurant owners who would like to send material on their special events, birthday bashes, anniversary parties, etc., are welcome to do so but please remember men in Thailand are a bit jaded so if you’re just going to offer the usual free gourmet food and free full band entertainment and free beautiful and eager-to-please women, well, the lads have been there, done that. So do try to offer potential patrons something special. ;-)

There is a contest every two weeks when this column appears and the first to answer the question correctly or identify a photograph correctly will receive vouchers worth at least 3,500 baht in food and drink, i.e., 500 baht each, from Larry's Dive, Shadow Bar, The Old Dutch, the Big Mango, Electric Blue, The Duke of Wellington pub, and Bourbon Street Restaurant. The prizes will build up in case anyone doesn't win it immediately so the bonanza for the eventual winner could get quite interesting.  It will double to 7,000 and, if still no winner, to 10,500, etc.  Second prize is a "I Support Single Moms" T-shirt.  And please remember a part of all money received from the sale of my books goes to needy Thais (in the form of payment to go go dancers, waitresses and hostesses).

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Happy Chinese Year of the Ox!

Would that Chinese women would go back to wearing the cheongsam all the time!

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At last Dana's Wish is Fulfilled!

 

Back to Buriram and lots more pictures of Khun Fon.  Click here for the new pictures: BURIRAM

And my next column will have pictures of Khun Fon riding a water buffalo naked!  Stay tuned!

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Mojos Coyote Dancers

The lovely ladies are still at it.  The more I see of them the more beautiful they look!

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If you're looking for news about nightlife areas in Bangkok, you're out of luck because things are very quiet indeed.  Nana Plaza was so quiet last time I was there you could hear a condom drop.  Soi Cowboy is still holding its own, and the entertainment providers who were in Rawhide are still in Long Gun because Rawhide innovations may take two more months.  Patpong is slow but steady thanks to tourists who don't realize Patpong became passé about the time Lincoln freed the slaves.  Radjadapisek massage parlors are doing fine.  And thus the plot continues...  So if you are overseas reading this and wish you were here, forget it: nothing to see here folks, just gorgeous, available women in need of men, that's it, keep moving, nothing to see here...

An elephant and its mahout on soi cowboy.

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carpaccio • \kar-PAH-chee-oh\   noun

: thinly sliced raw meat or fish served with a sauce -- often used postpositively

Example Sentence:  "Though the menu is large, stick with the steaks and the beef carpaccio at this sleek, airy restaurant." (The San Francisco Chronicle, July 31, 2008)

Postpositively?  How many people have used that word?  I looked it up and it means "placed after or at the end of another word."  So I guess it would be correct to say that after having a tryst with an entertainment provider on soi Cowboy, she was paid postpositively.

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Singer Glen Campbell, who had just divorced, and was asked if he would marry again: "Naw," he said, "next time I feel like getting married I'll just find a woman that hates me and buy her a house."

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Yes, here it was, the lunar Year of the Ox, and the dragon dancers were winding their way down Sukhumvit, soi 33.  Very colorful, very nice.  But, having lived in Hong Kong for 17 years, if I heard that monotonous bum bum bah bum bum bum! one more time I would scream, so I stayed away from Chinatown.  Far away.  And, remember, it is the Korean New Year, etc., as well, so if you don't want them upset with you, refer to it as the lunar new year, not the Chinese new year.  And although it is a bit late now, during the several days after the first day of the new year Chinese don't use knives or scissors as they believe they might be cutting their luck.  Also, you should sweep inward toward the center of the house, not outward, as that might be sweeping out your luck.  Too bad if you fucked up.

I must apologize to anyone I have met once or twice and failed to recognize; or rather, I knew I knew the person and I knew how I felt about the person but couldn't for the life of me remember where I had met him (or her).  It happened the other day again, and it happens especially when I meet someone outside the normal environment where I usually see that person.  I assume this occasionally happens to others but it can get embarrassing when I am signing a book and I ask for whom I should sign it and they just say, "Oh, for me."  Then, of course, I have to confess I forgot the name.  So if I see you and fail to mention your name in the first few minutes, or I can't quite remember where it was we met, no offence - it is just what we of a certain age refer to as "having a senior moment."  (It took me five years to remember my Chinese wife's name and by that time we were divorced.)

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DON’T CRY FOR ME, NANA PLAZA

 

It won’t be easy

You’ll think it strange

When I try to explain how I feel

That I still need your bars

After all that I’ve done

You won’t believe me

All you will see is a stud you once knew

A guy who got laid and took out

Every girl in Taboo

 

I had to let it happen

I had to change

Couldn’t stay all my life in your bars

Looking up at the dancers, staying out of the sun

So I chose Patpong

Running around trying new ways to screw

But nothing impressed me at all

I never expected it to

 

Don’t cry for me, Nana Plaza

The truth is I never left you

All through my wild days

My mad existence

When penicillin

Met no resistance

 

And as for BJ’s

And as for sex

I never wanted them anyway

Though it seemed to the world they were all I desired

They are illusions

They’re not the solutions they promised to be

The answer was here all the time

Close at hand, true-blue Merry Palm

 

Don’t cry for me, Nana Plaza

The truth is I never left you

All through my wild days

My mad existence

I had erections

Without assistance

 

Have I said too much

There’s nothing left I have to say to you

But all you have to do is look at me to know

We’ll meet at Kangaroo

 

(When I was cleaning out my computer, I found this from about seven years ago when I was active on nanaplaza.com and nanapong.com.  This is the only material I can't remember if I wrote it or just copied it.  Anyway, for what it's worth, there it is.)

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Scary Stuff!

 

An Egyptian tourist was found dead in a room of the Ambassador Hotel in Bangkok's Watthana district Thursday morning, police said.  The body of Monein Morssy, 37, was found in Room No 2090 on the 20th floor of the hotel at 10 am. Police said he was found lying on the bed and there were no traces of fighting inside the room. A pack of Viagra drug with one pill missing was found in his travel bag.  The Nation

There have been so many farangs in Thailand getting killed by wives, girlfriends, women in business disputes, etc., that I am no longer able to keep up.  But if this poor bastard died from just taking one Viagra pill, that is bad news for those of us of what the French call "d'un certain age."  I hope at least he had some fun before plunging off into that dark night.  But as Muslim men think they are heading for 72 virgins, assuming they are correct, maybe he's better off than he was before. 

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URGENT CAMPAIGN!

 

SAVE DEAN BARRETT FROM NAUGHTY BOY'S CORNER

 

 

As you know, the world has gone to shit financially and I don't know about you but what small savings I had is nearly depleted.  Already, I have had to make enormous sacrifices: I have cut down on trysts with beautiful Thai women from long time to short time; from luxurious massage parlors with incredibly curvaceous, succulent beautiful girls, huge tubs and air-conditioning to tiny ones in back alleys with middle-aged masseuses whose somtam-with-pla-ra breath is worse than undergoing waterboarding, a rickety, insect-infested cot obviously recycled from Bang Kwang Prison and a cheap, noisy, ineffective pink fan that, if I am not careful, could slice Mr. Johnson to shreds. 

 

But soon I won't even be able to afford short times or back alley massages.  And then the only thing left will be the Afterskool Bar on Soi Cowboy and their "Naughty Boy's Corner."  Only you can save me from such a fate.  How?  Buy more of my books.  And remember the sale is still on: Buy any of my titles at full retail price and that allows you to buy as many as you like at the same price!  But hurry, time is running out, Naughty Boy's Corner may yet devour me.

 

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A Puzzlement

 

 

OK, so another fellow and I and his son were taking three coyote dancers to dinner on a romantic river cruise.  One of them was waiting at a Skytrain Station, the other two were at their (the girls') apartment and the guys and I were waiting at his apartment.  I called the girl at the Skytrain Station and explained that she should wait there for the other two to arrive and then the three of them would walk to the apartment we were in where the van would pick us up and take us to the river.  OK.  But within five minutes after that phonecall the van arrived; furthermore, it became clear the other two girls were never going to make it on time to our apartment.  So one of the guys told them to go directly to the river where the boat would leave from.  So I called the chick at the Skytrain Station because I wanted to tell her to come on over.  I rang five times in 15 minutes but there was no answer.  So, to make a long story short, we got in the van and went to pick her up since it was on the way.  My friend found her somewhere in the station and she got in the van.  All was well.  But when I explained that I had been calling her she said, "No sound."

 

Oh, OK.  No sound.  So we had a very pleasant evening.  But the next morning I woke up in bed and thought to myself: "No sound."  What the fuck does that mean?  Did she mean she had turned it off?  Did she mean it was too noisy around her to hear it?  Did she mean she had placed it so far down inside her purse she hadn't heard it?  Did she mean there had been a momentary glitch?  Did she mean she was talking with a "hansum man" she met at the station and couldn't respond at that moment?  Did she-  But then I remembered.  I was once again attempting to apply Western logic to a Thai.  How dumb can I get?  So I went back to sleep.  zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

 

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Needless to say, Thai commercials are unbelievable but this 44-second one defies description:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlVXyWEW55U&feature=related

 

 

Sid Caesar does Beethoven (not Thailand-related but hilarious!)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEhF-7suDsM

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As it is a pretty safe bet that most readers of this column have yet to buy my book The Go Go Dancer who Stole My Viagra & other Poetical Tragedies of Thailand I have decided to post one of the poems from the book from time to time.  Some of the poems are serious and some are for fun. 

 

A Modern Thai Fairy Tale 

Once upon a time there was

An inflatable

Deluxe

Life-sized

Pubic-haired

Anatomically complete

User-friendly

Made-in-Bangkok

Sex doll

 

With an IQ above average--she was told

Isn’t everybody’s these days, she wondered—feeling old

 

In reality

Whoring was so boring

She could scream

 

Nana Plaza

Patpong Road

The Voodoo bar

The Horny Toad

Same old

Same old

 

Reality ceased

She dared to dream

 

She exchanged her inflation

For a short vacation

And covered herself with many layers of

 

Homosalate

Mineral oil

Lanolin

Cocoa butter

Fragrance

And

Prophylparaben

 

To protect herself from the sun

But it wasn’t much fun 

  

She was arrested for nudity and bad taste

And creating a disturbance in a public place

 

It’s debatable

Whether inflatable

Deluxe

Life-sized

Pubic-haired

Anatomically complete

User-friendly

Made-in-Bangkok

Sex dolls

 

Should have above average IQ’s anyway

 

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Bangkok Post Investigations

 

As neither English-language newspaper in Bangkok has what I would call genuine investigative journalists, I must give credit where credit is due.  This article on the horrible Santika Club fire and who was responsible (not that they will be brought to justice, of course) is quite amazing for naming names, etc, even though it was slow off the mark.  It is also incomprehensible that the club had been cited 47 times but was still operating and the CEO of the company that owned the club was a parking boy in the parking lot, or something like that.  To understand fully what the article is saying you would have to be a Thai or very high on some really good maryjane because otherwise it would boggle your mind.  Anyway, if you missed it, give it a read and congratulations to the Post.  Let's hope they have more of these investigations.  And some day someone may actually be punished for wrongdoing (besides farang novelists, I mean).

 

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/10472/santika-left-alone-after-csd-officer-bought-a-stake

 

 

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Khun Nana's Corner

Khun Nana is a savvy local expat who keeps in shape by hitting most of the bars of Nana Plaza as often as possible.  From his vast experience, he will enlighten and entertain us with his recollections of the bar scene be they humorous, tragic or somewhere in between.

One of the most amusing aspects of living in Paradise is watching the bizarre antics of the western guys here in regard to their relationships with the ladies.  At any given period of time one can see a 55 year old man being reduced to a sniveling, emotionally distraught 5 year old boy by a bar girl he has known for 3 days or perhaps be lucky enough to be witness to a 45 year old guy crying like a baby and laying his body down in front of the taxi his lady is inside of in order to prevent her from leaving him.  The fun never ends and I must admit there are times that I cannot prevent myself from bursting out in laughter. 

One such pathetic individual lives in my apartment building and I am often in the lift with him and his lady as they live several floors above me.  She knows that I can speak Thai and am privy to the normal bar girl antics and tricks so she never speaks to me or even looks in my direction.  To these gals who are fleecing a naïve and immature guy of his money, the presence of a savvy local guy is a danger signal.  In their minds it is possible that I will tell their victim just what is going on and therefore their income stream is in peril.  What these gals don’t know is that I would NEVER in a million years do any such thing.  It is simply none of my business.  If some guy I barely know wants to drain his bank account and give all his money to some bow-legged, over-weight low class pro that is up to him. 

This particular guy provided my mates and me with one of our all-time favorite lines.  A year or so ago I saw him crying his eyes out in front of our apartment building. I asked him what was wrong and he proceeded to blurt out his sad story about how he had given all of his money to his lady but he had recently found out that she still has a Thai husband.  He was so heartbroken and really was almost having a nervous breakdown.  At this point in the story I have to remind my readers that I live in the middle of the naughty nightlife area and there are so many young, sexy, available ladies on my street that the main problem is figuring out how to avoid them during the times that you are not out on the hunt.   This guy was standing at ground zero.  The epicenter of hot, young, easily approachable women on this planet.  

Well, this guy looks at me, throws his hands up in the air and exclaims “where will I ever find another girl?”  I looked at him in puzzlement, glanced down my street which at that time probably had at least 500 beautiful, sexy available women going about their daily business and could only reply “I have absolutely no idea mate.”   Man, this guy could be standing in the middle of the Sahara desert and still be convinced that he’ll never see another grain of sand.

Now anytime my mates and I are out on the prowl and one of us is experiencing a lack of success with whatever gal we are chatting up at that moment, we will throw our hands up in the air and say “where will I ever find another girl?”  It is guaranteed to elicit a burst of laughter from all the other guys in our group.  The gals tend to look on in bewilderment but who the hell cares?

My best mate here is English and I am American, so we often compare notes about various aspects of our culture or just chat on about the antics of our locally based countrymen.  It really is embarrassing when you see some western guy making a complete asshole of himself and he turns out to be from your home country.  I don’t really know why, but I feel somehow partially responsible for the other 300 million people from my homeland. 

I must say that Americans and Englishmen do make up the two largest groups of western people here, but it still seems that too often the most complete wankers come from one of our two countries.   Now we have devised a subtle but effective system for abstaining from accepting responsibility for these jokers.  Whenever my best mate and I are out and about and we witness some guy acting like a moron, I always say “please, please God don’t let him be American” and my mate will say “please, please God don’t let him be English.”  Works for us.

Is it just me or is the world becoming more homophobic again?  Recently a former friend of mine went completely berserk when another guy joked with about the possibility of his being gay as no one had ever seen him with a babe.  I just don’t understand that at all.  In my country whenever a lady sees a guy who is handsome, well built and immaculately dressed, they say “he must be gay.”  If anyone asked me if I were gay, I would just say “I don’t think I am handsome, well-built or fashionable enough to be confused with a gay guy but I appreciate the compliment.”

This column’s interesting quote comes from my Sunderland, England mate who, upon entering Central World Plaza shopping center and seeing literally hundreds of perfect looking, sexy, young Thai babes walking around said “if this place were in England they could charge ten pounds admission for the privilege of just coming inside.” 

Until next time.  Khun Nana

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http://www.ClubElectricBlue.com

Thailand: One Big Acting School?

A friend of mine we'll call Jim told me the tale of when he was lying in bed with an entertainment provider from Soi Cowboy, all snuggled up with her, and it was late and they had already completed their adolescent groping, etc., and were just about asleep.  Her cell phone rang and she answered it and sat up.  It was her fiance, a Marine in Iraq.  Her side of the conversation was predictable: "I love you so much, please be careful, I worry about you, I miss you so much," ad infinitum, ad nauseum.  She was also genuinely crying and telling him that she thinks of him all the time and worries so much about his safety.  Finally, she rang off, scooted back into bed, snuggled up to Jim and said, "I love you, Jim." 

Trink would say: Any comment would be superfluous.  But I must say when I was a playwright in New York, I interviewed dozens of actresses for plays and a musical, and some of the performances of Thai women definitely deserve the Tony Award.

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Are they all rich?

I must confess I don't understand bar owners and managers.  When I was in Pattaya, I met a number of them and explained that I don't get down so often to that innocent little town by the sea so if they would like to send me some publicity on their bar and especially news on the bar scene or whatever might be of interest, I'll run it.  I explained I wasn't looking for an ad, just useful information for readers.  That was several months ago.  So how many bar owners in these tough financial times have sent me anything?  You guessed it - none.  That applies even to some of them in Bangkok as well.  I can only speak for myself but if I owned a bar and some guy came in who had a nightlife column, I would be sure to send him a bit of news from time to time.  Free publicity; free promotion.  But, no.  Not a one.  So now you know why so many bars go under.

 Monday, 2 February - Bourbon Street Restaurant

In professional American football, the Super Bowl is the championship game of the National Football League (NFL). Over the years it has become the most-watched U.S. television broadcast of the year, and has become likened to a de facto U.S. national holiday.

In Bangkok it is
Superbowl Monday at Bourbon St. Restaurant & Oyster Bar.  The Final Two...The Pittsburgh Steelers know all about the Super Bowl, having made six previous appearances and won five titles. The Arizona Cardinals are new to the big stage, but they've won three playoff games in decisive fashion to reach Tampa. It is going to be a great game.

They open at 05:00 AM
Big Buffet Starts 05:30 AM
Game Starts 06:00 AM
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Letters from Readers

 

Dean, The picture I mentioned is the smiling girl whose head is visible, but body is covered by Styrofoam balls.  In Thailand, I imagine a beautiful sexy undressed lady in the Styrofoam.  In NY, I imagine a smelly elephant dressed in sweats and a dirty tee shirt.  That is how much difference 9 thousand miles makes.   

 

Did you see this article about a girl in England auctioning off her virginity receiving bids of $3.7MM for only one night?  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/4222155/Student-auctions-off-virginity-for-offers-of-more-than-2.5-million.html

She is not even that pretty.  Degree in woman studies. Yuck, a femnazi in the making.  She would probably turn around and sue the guy for rape, receiving another $3.7MM.  So what did you say in this week’s Nightlife Roundup.  Oh yes, "Western Men are Nuts."  No Kidding.  $3.7MM, how many virgins would that be in Thailand?  I have no clue how much the tip might be, but suppose it was 40,000 baht for long time.  At that rate, $3.7MM is about 3,200 virgins, or, at a rate of one a night, about 9 years. 

 

SJ, I know of a massage parlor in Bangkok in which the papasan says the "virgins" are 5,000 baht for two hours.  Well, even in Thailand, you don't get virgins for 5,000 baht.  You can get them for around 40,000 baht or a lot more, as some girls tell me they sold their virginity for.  Why anyone would pay that kind of money for one night with this chick is beyond me.  She is not great looking but on the other hand if I found her in my bed when I got back to my apartment I certainly wouldn't kick her out of it.  But in general only Asian men, esp. Chinese, love virgins.  A virgin would be scared and lots of blood and pain and Jesus Christ who wants all that hassle for a tight feel for a few minutes?  I don't fault this woman though: women have pussy power and if they know how to use it they get things in life; if they don't, they don't.  If men are so dumb as to actually pay that for one night with her, so be it.  Yeah, you are right, maybe she will then sue the guy for rape or some prosecutor will make his name by going after the guy.  Is the West fucked up or what?  What next: phone sex with "virgins"?



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Hello Dean,

I just discovered your website after viewing some of your youtube videos.  The videos are hilarious and I enjoy reading your short stories on your website.  I see that your books are on Amazon, but I am going to see if my local bookstores carry any of your books (Santa Cruz, California). 

During the past three years, I've spent about 200 days in SEA (mostly Thailand).  This has included trips to Bkk, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Jomtien, Pattaya, Tak, etc... My friend Ken Klein has written a few books and I visit him in his little village a half hour from Tak, but also met up with him in Bkk along with Jerry Hopkins and other acquaintances (Jerry's books are well-researched and encyclopedic). 

I love your line in the one youtube video on Soi Cowboy where you say you feel sorry for guys who don't live there, but it reduces the competition for you :).  Anyway, I spent 30 days there in Nov/Dec 2008 during the airport closure (my flight wasn't scheduled until Dec 7th, so no affect on my plans as it ended in time for the airport to manage normally).  I can't wait to retire and move there which will be either this June or June 2010 (additional year will give me some inflation insurance).

Thanks for your entertaining writing style.  Even in your defense or semi-attacks on those attacking LOS, your sarcasm is exceptionally funny to me.  I love Bkk, but the cost is a lot higher than Chiang Mai, Hua Hin or Pattaya to reside and have fun, but the characters I meet there are beyond fiction.  I've never really enjoyed reading fiction, but after getting to know Bangkok, I can read stories about it and think it's probably more true or less exaggerated than the real truth.   Well, thanks again and hopefully I will run into you one day to thank you in person.  Until then.  Enjoy, take care of yourself and keep the words flowing...
WS
 

Dear WS,
 
Many thanks for yours.  I regret the delayed response but in an apartment with hot and cold running women, and one in which I attempt to write, I am kept pretty busy.
 
Jerry is a cool guy; had lunch with him and Byron Bales the other night.  Byron wrote A Family Business, a really good novel set in Asia.  Jerry is also crotchety as hell which I like in an old Asia hand.  I've had lunches with Ken Klein also; a good writer and he lives somewhere out in the boonies upcountry, right, Tak, so I don't see much of him.
 
As for my books in the USA, unfortunately, I am not a big name so although I am distributed in the US, what happens is that once a shipment of my new titles is sold out, it is seldom reordered.  However, all my titles are in all bookstores' computers, and bookstores can get a book for you in two or three days.  Of course, they are all on Amazon, as well.  You might start with the detective novel, SKYTRAIN TO MURDER, or the traditional type of novel, KINGDOM OF MAKE-BELIEVE.    Cheers!

 

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Links You Might Enjoy

A video of a five-minute walk down Soi Cowboy.  Click here and then click "preview videos."

http://www.pbar.info/videos.html

 

Like to check out some bars in Thailand?  Try

http://www.bangkokbarfun.com.

Like to know what music is playing where in Bangkok each week?  Try http://www.bangkokgigguide.com.

Like to know more in depth about what music is playing where in Bangkok each week?  Try this great site:

http://www.bangkokjungle.com.

 

Tired of shoveling snow?  Check out Bangkok's sunshine.

 

Bangkok's weather report.

 

 

 

A great site for listening to Thai Morlan music and other folk music of Southeast Asia.

 

www.monsoon-country.org

 

 

 

A bit of black leather never hurts.  But she does.

 

Our Lady in Black

 

 

 

Like to learn a bit about retiring in Asia?

 

http://www.retiredexpat.com

 

 

 

Maps of all the provinces of Thailand

 

http://www.thailand-guide.org/maps/index.htm

 

 

 

Listen to RadioBangkok.net

 

mms://wma.radiobangkok.net/bangkok32?MSWMExt=.asf

 

 

 

Helping Kids in Thailand

 

Helping Thai Kids

 

 

 

A fine independent Pattaya Bookstore:

 

www.canterburytalescafe.com

 

 

Links You Might Not Enjoy

Politically incorrect rants and raves from Uncle Fred.

http://www.fredoneverything.net

 

Girlfriends looking for Taliban boyfriends.

Taliban Singles Dating Page

 

Very satirical writing and videos.

http://www.thenoseonyourface.com

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“Birthday money for Dean Barrett –

Absolutely No Bribe Enclosed

Got feedback to this column?  Got information on Thailand you would like to share?  Happy as a dung beetle to be living in Paradise?  Been ripped off?  Just write me.

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CONTEST

Enter and win a prize! This contest's first prize is worth 3,500 baht in food and drink vouchers.  The first to give the correct answer wins the vouchers; second wins the sexy shirt; third wins the sexy calendar.

     First prize:        Vouchers for food and drink from bars, pubs and restaurants in Bangkok

     Second prize:       Nifty shirt with the "I Support Single Moms" slogan

     Third prize:        Sexy calendar with Pattaya go go dancers, from After Dark magazine

     Fourth prize:       Nada Diddly-Squat Special 4 U, U number ten!

 

Last column's answer to question was: Mahatun shopping center at Plernchit.  Plernchit SkyTrain Station would have been enough. 

 

This column's Contest Question:

 

 

Where was this tuk tuk picture taken?  Be the first with the right answer!

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That's all for this fortnightly column.  Drop by again.  Explore the rest of the website.  Meanwhile, as the girls used to tell me during the 1960's: "I no lie you, GI, I love you long time; you number one!"  And, remember: nothing says goodbye like a bullet.  And the more people I meet the more bullets I need.

Dean Barrett can be flamed at: deanbarr@loxinfo.co.th

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More News on the "Religion of Peace"

 

The "Religion of Peace" continues to visit Southern Thailand

 

A Sample of January Murders by Muslims

 

 (Yala, Thailand) - Four construction workers are murdered by Islamist gunmen at a building site.

 

   (Yala, Thailand)  -  A 65-year-old woman is among three civilians gunned down in separate Mujahideen drive-by attacks.

 

(Pattani, Thailand)  -  shopowner is murdered in his store by Mujahideen gunmen.

 

(Pattani, Thailand)  -  An older man walking home with his cattle is shot to death by Muslim militants.

 

(Pattani, Thailand)  -  Two village chiefs are shot to death in Muslim drive-by attacks.

 

(Pattani, Thailand) - A Buddhist married couple is brutally murdered by Muslim gunmen in a drive-by attack.

 

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Over 3,500 Thais including monks and teachers and children have been murdered by Muslims in Southern Thailand and

over 42 Thais have been beheaded including Buddhist monks

 

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BRITISH POLICE RUN AWAY FROM MUSLIMS (AGAIN!)

 

This video shows once again British police running away from a Muslim mob in England.  The Muslims call them cowards and shout Allah is Great!  I saw a similar scene in New York City way back in 1989 when thousands of Muslims chanted to kill Salman Rushdie.  This is not something going to happen in the West in the future.  It already is.

 

http://islaminaction08.blogspot.com/2009/01/ukmetro-police-run-from-muslims.html

 

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The relative indifference of the Islamic world to the plight of black
 Muslims is nothing short of breathtaking.  While 300,000 Africans
have lost their lives to Arab genocide in the past six years, the
only Muslim protest has actually been in defense of their killers.

 

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Muslim Hypocrisy

 

It never fails. Mention "Thailand" to a holier-than-thou Muslim male and he babbles about prostitution. Muslims always say the press is wrong about Islam but love to believe the press when it suits their purpose. Let's just look at a few facts:

1. As the Thai Tourist Board will be happy to inform you, over 100,000 Muslim Malay men a year cross the border into Thailand for sex with prostitutes. Many like virgins and so are actually having sex with children (as did Mohammad).
2. As you can see with your own eyes, there is a section of Bangkok with Muslims and since Thai women with any money or class want nothing to do with Muslim males, more and more Uzbekistan and other women from the former Soviet Union are now in the area, servicing men they dislike but men they get money from.
3. Ninety-five percent of nightlife, brothels, etc., in Thailand is Thai exclusively but the foreign press loves to focus on the areas frequented by foreigners because the foreign press reporters haven't got the time, knowledge, guts, language skill, etc., to go into any kind of in-depth, accurate analysis.  And their purpose is not to report accurately, but to make a big splash and a name for themselves back home.
4. Go go dancers, etc., in the areas which foreigners frequent are perfectly free to come and go as they like. Thousands have married foreign men in happy marriages and live both in Thailand and abroad.
5. Muslims who criticize Thailand are such sex-starved creatures that in Saudi Arabia, ten thousand men per month cross the bridge into Dubai solely for sex, drink and smoking.

And exactly how do Muslim men treat women besides stoning them to death (you can watch videos on the internet of this), flogging them, and destroying them sexually and painfully with infibulation and female genital mutilation?

Let us see what the so-called holy Quran (written for desert simpletons in the 7th century) says about women. It says “men have a degree (of advantage) over them” 2:228 ; that the witness of woman is worth half of that of man 2:282; that women inherit half of their male siblings, 4:11-12; that a man can marry two or three or four women 4:3; that if a woman becomes captive in a war, her Muslim master is allowed to rape her 33:50; that if a woman is not totally submissive to her husband she will enter Hell 66:10; that women are “tilth” for their husbands (to cultivate them) 2:223; that men are in charge of women, as if women were imbeciles or minors who could not take care of themselves; that they must be obedient to their husbands or be admonished (verbally abused), banished from the bed (psychologically abused) and beaten (physically abused) 4:34.

And how does the so-called holy Quran treat non-Muslims?

Well, truth to tell, the so-called holy Quran, in the so-called religion of peace contains dozens of verses that call Muslims to war with nonbelievers. Some are quite graphic, with commands to chop off heads and fingers, and kill the infidels wherever they may be hiding. Muslims who do not join the fight are called 'hypocrites' and warned that Allah will send them to Hell if they do not join the slaughter.

These verses are mostly open-ended, meaning that they are not embedded within historical context (as are nearly all of the Old Testament verses of violence). They are part of the eternal, unchanging word of Allah, and just as relevant or subjective as anything else in the Qur'an.

Unfortunately, there are few, if any, verses of tolerance and peace to balance out the many that call for nonbelievers to be fought and subdued until they either accept humiliation, convert to Islam, or are killed. This proclivity toward violence and Muhammad's own martial tradition have resulted in a trail of blood and bodies across world history.  The two greatest holocausts in world history are the Arab slave trade of Africans for hundreds of years and the slaughter of tens of millions of Hindus.

 

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Another Great Pat Condell Video on YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJKRF2uB8xU

 

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The True Islam

 

The Washington-DC based human rights group, International Christian Concern (ICC) www.persecution.org has learned that two Christian girls in Pakistan have finally been rescued after two Muslim men kidnapped them two months ago, raped them repeatedly, forcibly converted them to Islam, and sold them to other men as sex slaves.
 

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Palestinians React to 9/11

 

During 9/11 when 3,000 people were dying horrible deaths in New York, here is how the Palestinians celebrated.  They danced in the streets.  Presumably, after Israel's recent punishment of Hamas, they aren't dancing and celebrating quite so much these days.  Karma is a bitch.

 

 

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Hamas Accidentally Broadcasts Polish Porn

http://1800blingbling.info/tag/al-aqsa-tv/

 

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New Zealand: Muslim Cafe owner 'breached 'human rights' kicking out Israelis

By EVAN HARDING - The Southland Times | Thursday, 15 January 2009
 

 SHOCKED AND HURT: Israeli nationals Natalie Bennie, left, and Tamara Shefa, with Mrs Bennie's two children Noah, 2, and Ella, 4, were told to leave Mevlana Cafe in Invercargill because they were from Israel.

An Invercargill cafe owner's refusal to serve Israelis on the basis of their nationality is a clear human rights breach, Race Relations Commissioner Joris de Bres says.  Sisters Natalie Bennie and Tamara Shefa were upset after being booted out of the Mevlana Cafe in Esk St yesterday by owner Mustafa Tekinkaya.

They chose to eat at Mevlana Cafe because it had a play area for Mrs Bennie's two children, but they were told to leave before they had ordered any food, Mrs Bennie said.  "He heard us speaking Hebrew and he asked us where we were from. I said Israel and he said 'get out, I am not serving you'. It was shocking.

 

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Islamic terrorists murder more people everyday than the Ku Klux Klan has in the last 50 years. (source)

 

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Muslim Taliban in Swat Valley: Sing or Dance and You Will Die!

 

A Popular female Singer Murdered by Muslims in Swat, Pakistan

 

Using a portable radio transmitter, a local Taliban leader, Shah Doran, on most nights outlines newly proscribed “un-Islamic” activities in Swat, like selling DVDs, watching cable television, singing and dancing, criticizing the Taliban, shaving beards and allowing girls to attend school. He also reveals names of people the Taliban have recently killed for violating their decrees — and those they plan to kill.  Many police have been beheaded.

 

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Al Qaeda Killer of policeman demands female prison wardens wear veils

 

This Muslim murdering asshole has threatened legal action under the Human Rights Act unless women prison wardens in his presence wear veils.  Kamel Bourgass, 33, was jailed for life in 2004 after stabbing brave Special Branch officer Stephen Oake to death in a police raid.
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Now Bourgass is not only recruiting extremists to his twisted cause in Wakefield prison but is claiming that women wardens without veils infringe his human rights. 
He has even cracked sick jokes about the bravery medal DC Oake received posthumously, sneering that it was made from the “metal of my knife”.

 

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  • "The sword of Muhammad and the Quran are the most fatal enemies of civilization, liberty, and the truth which the world has yet known." - The eminent orientalist Sir William Muir (1819-1905)

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    "All religions take care to silence or to execute those who question them...It has, however, been some time since Judaism and Christianity resorted openly to torture and censorship. Not only did Islam begin by condemning all doubters to eternal fire, but it still claims the right to do so in almost all of its dominions, and still preaches that these same dominions can and must be extended by war." - Christopher Hitchens, God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything

     

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    “Religion is an insult to human dignity.  With or without it, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things.  But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.”-- by Nobel Laureate physicist Steven Weinberg. 

     

     

     

     

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    Please note, I do not and never would advocate violence against individual Muslims in any community.  For one thing, the guy you beat up with a baseball bat may turn out to have just escaped from some horrible Islamic regime.  Individual violence against Muslims or doing damage to mosques, etc., is just stupid and is also counterproductive as Muslim fanatics will show pictures of that all over the Muslim world to incite people against the West. 

    A good case can be made that Islam is a fanatical brotherhood masquerading as a religion, and, indeed, the adherents of Islam often act that way.   But, as individuals, a Muslim neighbor might possibly be more honest than a Christian neighbor.  It is only that the Muslim will have been brought up in a religion/brotherhood with a medieval mindset that is centuries behind the times and has a penchant for violence, especially against those who criticize the Koran and other aspects of Islam.   Winning the war against Muslim fanatics will take a long time and be hard-fought but it can and will be won.  But we must demand that more and more moderate Muslims join the fight against fanatical Muslims.   We must demand that our leaders absolutely reject any "compromise" on our right to free expression.  Compromising with the fanatics pulls the rug out from the Muslim moderates desperately trying to reform and secularize Islam.  And we must never bow to Muslim demands to curb our hard-won freedom of expression.   And freedom of expression always includes satire and even insulting satire including satire of glorified tribal myths called religion. 

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