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    End our self-harming celebrity obsession

    Life, Onsiri Pravattiyagul, Published on 14/07/2015

    » Admit it — we're not above soap opera addicts, harlequin novel champions or airport mobbing fangirls/boys.


    Self-restraint over rules and regulations

    Life, Onsiri Pravattiyagul, Published on 10/06/2015

    » Rangsit University recently experienced a tragedy that resulted in the death of a student, along with a few other casualties. The students were on their way home from a night out at a local watering hole near campus when they were attacked.


    Hip hop, you don't stop

    Life, Onsiri Pravattiyagul, Published on 20/05/2015

    » As a music genre, hip hop is one of the most captivating, most researched and longest lasting in terms of popularity. MTV Asia recognises its importance in global music history, and devoted its inaugural installation of MTV Music Evolution, its live music event initiative to chart the musical history of each musical genre, to hip hop. 


    Water off a DJ’s back

    Life, Onsiri Pravattiyagul, Published on 25/11/2014

    » It was doubtful that Rip Curl Presents Tempology 2014 could pull it off — the low-key festival clashed with four other mega-events on the same day. But the underground dance music festival definitely passed the test with flying colours.


    Ain’t no such thing as a free lunch

    Life, Onsiri Pravattiyagul, Published on 11/11/2014

    » I may not be Bodyslam’s biggest fan, but I have a lot of respect for Thailand’s biggest rock band — its unflinching dedication to its art and musical advancement doesn’t seem rest on its laurels or established fame. I understand why the band is where it is today, and I’m convinced it deserves its place in Thai music history.


    It's the music that counts

    Life, Onsiri Pravattiyagul, Published on 11/12/2013

    » Monsith Khamsoi is not releasing a new album. He is not promoting his new movie or TV drama. He hasn't written any book or been fatally injured in a motor vehicle accident. His increasingly ambiguous sexuality, though, is currently making the rounds in the media. Monsith's appearance on Woody Kerd Ma Kui last week became the talk of town after the veteran luk thung stalwart and his rumoured boyfriends denied allegations of romance and attempted to explain their relationships. The younger man who lives with Monsith turned out to be his "adopted" son, and the older gentleman, known only as Thanakorn, is just his dear, lifelong friend whom Monsith considers his partner _ and the feelings are mutual.


    Falling out of fashion

    Life, Onsiri Pravattiyagul, Published on 25/09/2013

    » Three weeks ago, former international model Rojjana "Yui" Phetkanha returned to the spotlight, but it was almost as far from a stellar comeback as you could imagine. About 20 years ago she was living a glorious life, supposedly with a 50 million baht career sashaying on catwalks worldwide, gracing the cover of Vogue Singapore and being featured in Chanel perfume print ads.


    'Every day should be special'

    Life, Onsiri Pravattiyagul, Published on 01/10/2013

    » There's definitely something infectious about Hathaithep Theerathada. And, no, this had nothing to do with the fact that our meeting took place in a swanky hospital room where Hathaithep, better known as Suzie, was getting over a dose of flu and a sore throat. Even when in poor health, Suzie radiates a timeless beauty, genuine candor, self-confidence and compassion (she seemed more concerned about my ongoing, seasonal cold than her own ailments).


    Respectable Debut

    Life, Onsiri Pravattiyagul, Published on 28/08/2013

    » In its attempts to become the premier international music festival in Thailand, Sonic Bang recently garnered in excess of 20,000 attendees who were accommodated in the air-conditioned comfort of Impact Arena.


    Pleasant valley sunday

    Life, Onsiri Pravattiyagul, Published on 06/08/2013

    » When Korea and music are mentioned together, our minds usually flash to plastic pop idols, vapid auto tunes and brain-numbing dance moves along with crazed, adoring fans. But there's more to Korea and its music scene than the synchronised, heavily styled boy and girl bands as the country has apparently been trying to catch up with Japan in terms of music festivals and diversity.

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