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    A very Mayan Christmas

    Guru, Sumati Sivasiamphai, Published on 21/12/2012

    » `Twas the last night on Earth, and all through the land,</br> All the creatures were stirring, anticipating the calamity at hand.</br> You see, back in the day there were these people called the Maya,</br> Who made a prophecy that some are treating like the word of messiah.

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    Ghost off

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 25/10/2013

    » This year’s Halloween falls on Thursday (Oct 31), and we have already been celebrating by sending LINE Halloween stickers to friends for weeks now. Such antics have gotten us thinking about certain scary beings that have become synonymous with the day. For our own entertainment (and hopefully yours too), we compare six well-known Thai ghosts based on six criteria to find the ultimate mascot for Thai Halloween. Use our picks to inspire your costume, or just continue to be amused by the local fascination with spirits.

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    Recapping 2013

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 27/12/2013

    » New Year’s is time to look back at what has happened during the year that is about to pass. The media usually takes this opportunity to do a round-up of memorable moments. As an esteemed publication ourselves, we decided to do our very own recapping of 2013 (and because we’re too lazy to go out and find new stories). The year hasn’t been a thoroughly smooth ride but we were certainly never bored. Bye-bye, 2013!

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    It's a rubbish job at the protests

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 08/02/2014

    » As the old saying goes: rubbish expands to fit the space allotted to it. And Bangkok's streets are pretty big. Enter the city garbage collectors who have to clear up the mess generated by the anti-government rallies.

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    Funny or flippant?

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 21/03/2014

    » Thais are sanook people. We like to have fun and don’t take things too seriously. Although we here at Guru all enjoy off-colour jokes every now and then, there’s a fine line between making light of someone or something and getting a laugh, or doing the same but drawing a big “boo”. This week, we examine five of the most controversial flippant actions that took place in Thailand. Judge for yourself whether they went too far.

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    Pop culture explosion

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 09/05/2014

    » Darth Vader and his Stormtroopers will invade Bangkok this weekend! And no, we’re not saying that as a side effect of the Star Wars marathon we went on to celebrate Star Wars Day (May 4) or the announcement of the Star Wars: Episode VII cast. It’s because Thailand Comic Con 2014 is taking place from today until Sunday (May 9-11) at Siam Paragon and the arch-villain and his soldiers will make an appearance there. This week, to help you embrace your inner geek (we all have one — don’t be in denial), we present what you can expect from the pop culture event along with other ways to geek out in Bangkok.

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