Monday, January 25, 2016

Gangsta River Cruise in the Malaysian Interior

The one they called 'The Plunger' stared at his victim.
"Now?" he whispered to his boss. "Can I do him now?"

Ramone sucked on his cheeba, long and deep. "Patience," he breathed. "Wait until the river is at its deepest. Then..." He blew the smoke from his lungs and stroked his mullet. " can escort our white invader overboard."

Ricky just let his hands hang loose between his knees. He loved this shit.

Monday, January 18, 2016

There's an ambulance standing by. Enjoy your meal.

Ly Hong finally found a way
to combine his love of cooking
with his dream of becoming
a paramedic.

Monday, January 11, 2016

On the Mean Streets of Northern Thailand

"Just make some funny faces,
he'll give us candy or something..."

"...Or money! Ooh!
Maybe he'll give money!..."
"Hey man, check this!
Susan got a light saber,
that's Jabba the Cat
and I'm usin' the force
like a mind trick yo!" 

"So it's like that then?
You just gonna walk away?
('Kick his ass, Willie!')
...Cheap-ass whitey..."
('Kick his ass!')

Monday, January 4, 2016

Imperfect Dreams in the Thai Royal Military

Someday, young Permsik promised himself.
Someday it will be ME wearing the raspberry beret! Someday it will be ME in front!
Steering! And braking! Yes, braking!
Yes, someday that beret will be on MY head!
But...what of my hair?...