Greg Jorgensen and Ed Knuth have been knocking around Bangkok since the turn of the century. Exploring dark corners, eating amazing food, and interacting with fascinating people, the two have gotten to know and love Thailand's capital in all its confusing, mysterious glory.
Every week they chat about topics near and dear to those living here, those visiting here, or those who are just curious about what it's like to live in Asia's craziest city.
The Eclipse That Changed the Course of Thai History
When King Rama IV made some calculations predicting a solar eclipse, it was hard to imagine the far-reaching effects it would have on Thailand’s development. Writer David Luekens joins us to tell the fascinating story.
Kicking 2020 to the Curb: New Year’s Eve Stories from Better Times
New Year 2021 pretty much sucked, so Greg and Ed reminisce to remind themselves why Bangkok is usually such a great place to see out the year. From getting stranded to ducking fireworks to overloading tuk-tuks and overpaying for taxis, Dec 31 is never boring in the ‘Kok.
Confronting Thailand's Problem With Violence Against Women Part 2
Violence against women in Thailand is a large but seldom-discussed problem. In part 2 of a 2-part show Greg sits down to learn more with Emma Thomas and Nana Wongsawan, two women fighting to change that.
Confronting Thailand’s Problem With Violence Against Women Part 1
Violence against women in Thailand is a large but seldom-discussed problem. Greg sits down to learn more with Emma Thomas and Nana Wongsawan, two women fighting to change that.
The Annual Bangkok Podcast Listener Q&A Spectacular
We asked, you listened! And then you asked and we listened. And then we answered. We make our way through listener questions on Bangkok, whiskey, COVID, tourism, and how to break it to your parents that you ain’t coming back from your drunken beach holiday on Koh Whatever.
Artist Alex Face on his Iconic Work, Inspiration, and Space Art
You might not know the name, but you know his work. Greg talks about inspiration, politics, and family with artist Alex Face, whose building-sized murals of a rabbit-suited child can be seen from Bangkok to London to Seoul...and soon, maybe even in space.