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    The man who sold the world

    Life, Yanapon Musiket, Published on 30/05/2013

    » Everybody deserves an escape, and my recent annual leave took me to London, a city where men know how to wear a suit with style. It is also the city of David Bowie _ the man whose persona seems to tease and provoke the boundaries of gender and whose five-decade career is one of the most spectacular in the music industry.


    Men hold court

    Life, Yanapon Musiket, Published on 10/06/2013

    » The term lady-in-waiting refers to a female servant in a royal court. Some of these ladies manage to work their way up to gain a higher social status. Stories about these ladies sometimes reveal glimpses of palace life. But an even more interesting historical account can be sampled when these "ladies", along with the duties they perform, are replaced by men.


    Kicking it with Van Damme

    Life, Yanapon Musiket, Published on 14/06/2013

    » It was no surprise when action film icon Jean-Claude Van Damme was spotted last weekend in Bangkok at the birthday party of celebrity hairstylist Somsak Chalachol. With his upcoming Fashion TV project, fans are going to see more of the Belgian hunk who seems to have gone deep under the radar during the past few years.


    Different exposure

    Life, Yanapon Musiket, Published on 08/05/2013

    » His name means a servant for Lord Buddha. One of Thailand's most respected monks, the late Buddhadasa Bhikku helped reform Buddhist study in Thailand and influenced the way we understand Buddha's teachings, in particular by eschewing rituals and superstitious beliefs.


    Passing with flying colours

    Life, Yanapon Musiket, Published on 13/05/2013

    » Interior designer Charif Lona insisted that his picture accompanying this article must be in black and white. Why? He said he's best represented that way.


    Shifting agenda

    Life, Yanapon Musiket, Published on 04/04/2013

    » The phenomenon of Facebook users changing their profile pictures to a red equal sign last week might have left some people puzzled, but it has a simple enough explanation. The picture that went viral was derived from the Human Rights Campaign's symbol for equality, which is being used in support of two cases concerning same-sex marriage now before the US Supreme Court.


    Gone with the Twilight

    Life, Yanapon Musiket, Published on 05/04/2013

    » Without any expectations, you'll find The Host a typical B-movie with some big names in it. But if you walk in with some sort of expectation, the film turns out to be quite a disappointment.


    Triumph in adversity

    Life, Yanapon Musiket, Published on 13/02/2013

    » Klao Rojanamethakul was 10 years old when he had to quit school. With seven siblings to look after, his parents couldn't afford all their children full access to complete basic education. Young Klao decided to follow his father _ a well-known master of nang talung shadow puppetry native to south Thailand _ to such performances in the region.


    Making a splash

    Life, Yanapon Musiket, Published on 27/12/2012

    » Johnson Ong can be described as anything from "complete package" and "good catch" to "boyfriend material". Start with his body and brain to his infectious smile and a talent for spinning music, Ong is famously known as "DJ Big Kid" who is much admired in gay circles in the region and elsewhere as the creator of tribal, progressive music.


    Smooth opera tor

    Life, Yanapon Musiket, Published on 08/11/2012

    » If award-winning songwriter/producer David Walter Foster were ever to consider a change of career, he could definitely make a go of organising singing contests, judging from the professionalism of his most recent appearance in our capital for a concert originally scheduled for late last year but which had to be cancelled because of the severe floods.

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