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Throw Coups, Deny Visas at Political Games Exhibit

BANGKOK — As the immigration officer of an authoritarian country, smash the “visa denied” stamp onto passports of huddled masses waiting in line. As an agent for Big Brother, tap into phones and stalk social media accounts. As the pet cat of Iran’s first democratically elected prime minister, meow along as the CIA ignites a coup to end his reign.
Photo: K B

Chase Tails When Furries Convene in Bangkok

BANGKOK — “Let your bestial instinct run wild within our mystical tribal gathering,” bids the invitation to a furry convention coming to town.
Photo: Toynado / Facebook

All Wrong: Weird Toys and Warped Street Art at ‘Toynado 3’

Designer toys and street art have come a long way since the noughties when artists such as KAWS and Futura were cashing in on the scene by making limited edition vinyl figurines.
AkishibuProject will be among some of the popular acts at this year's comic con in Bangkok. Photo: AkishibuProject / Facebook

Idol Invasion: Overload on Cosplay, Cute at Bangkok Comic Con

BANGKOK — Every geek knows: There can be only one.
The Bixby virtual assistant software of a Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus mobile phone translates a foreign language sign during a product preview in New York. Photo: Richard Drew / Associated Press

Samsung S9 Has Great Camera – Like Many Phones

NEW YORK — Samsung says its new Galaxy S9 phone features a "reimagined" camera, and it is indeed pretty darned good. But you might not want to shell out USD$720 (22,500 baht) or more for one just yet unless your current phone is already close to death.
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Get Epic Star Wars Feels With Full Symphonic Force

BANGKOK — The rousing chorus as sith apprentice Darth Maul and jedis Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi duel. The powerful dirge that welcomes Emperor Palpatine to the second Death Star. Those poignant notes that accompany Han Solo leaving Leia’s side to pay his debt to Jabba the Hutt.

Last Chance For Sunday Picnic Concerts in Lumphini Park

BANGKOK — Concert halls aren’t the only setting for an orchestra performance. A park will do too.

Upgrade Your Beats When ‘Ableton’ Wiz Comes to Bangkok

With a user base that includes the likes of Skrillex, Diplo, Daft Punk – and even your humble scribe – Ableton Live has become a revolutionary tool for both making and performing music.

Bangkok’s First ‘Manga Cafe’ Pays Tribute to Japanese Master (Photos)

BANGKOK — Geeks who love reading comics all day now have their own “third place” for doing so at the capital’s first manga cafe.

Thai Potterheads Tap Into Their Inner Kid for Children’s Day

BANGKOK — “Lumos!” Akira Akkarakhitapisuit uttered in full Harry Potter garb as he waved his franchise-licensed wand.

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