T.I.T Episode 9: Rank & Status

Welcome to Episode 9!  I’m going to have to apologize first because I didn’t prepare any show notes at all for this episode.  I thought I would do things a little different and attempt to ad lib this episode, so have a listen and see how it turned out.  Also, was just to plain tired and I mostly just talk about personal stuff like my ordeal with the doctors this week, work, and one cultural difference between Thai and western cultures that  seems odd to the western mind.  At least my mind anyways, so please have a listen and  I will put out another more organized episode this weekend.  Please!!! send me your emails and comments as i really value each and everyone of them i receive.  Also feel free to send along an audio message if you feel so inclinded and I’ll play it on the show.  Much love to you and talk again soon!

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T.I.T Episode 8: A Place to Call my Own…

•    Comments, emails, messages…
•    Kiko, Forrest, Nee Nee and The Royal Pains
•    Tom got his contacts
•    Fighting my reflexes
•    Back to work Monday and Start of a New Year
•    The first term is 14 weeks long
•    Medical woes and growing up with health problems
•    Do you have health insurance?
•    The price of good health
•    Thai versus American hospitals…the price
•    Tom’s home shopping news
•    Owning property in Thailand
•    The Thailand Home Buyer’s Expo 2008
•    Annoying Thai sales associate habits
•    Affluent Thais invest in property instead of savings
•    Investing in something tangible like property or gold
•    Economic instability and last market crash of 97’
•    What makes a country fall into the category of “developing”
•    Average monthly incomes
•    Explanation of the large commercial sex industry
•    Closing remarks and love
•    Email me at tomnthai@gmail.com or comment on my blog here…Communication is better when it is a     2-way street!

Make sure to go check out the other podcasts at the Rainbowpodsquad and the Freak Network cause they are the only podcasts on the internet worth listening too!

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T.I.T. Video Blog 6: Tom’s Fear of Hospitals…

Just a quick update on my week and my trip to see the doctor today.  Didn’t really accomplish anything but tell me what i already knew (again), and now have to go back again next Monday to see yet another specialist qualified to stick needles in peoples necks.  So my anxiety has time to build a little more instead of an answer today with it being over.  The irony in all this is that 3 of my ex’s have been doctors…LOL!  Anyways, have a watch and will talk to you guys over the weekend.

T.I.T Episode 7: Fast Food and Creepy Foreigners

• Welcome to episode 7
• Comments, emails, messages…
Rebecca Nay, Paul Sprite, and Bang
• Tom discovered Stickam today
With a couple of cuties and the Cracked Cub, Power Gay, Spanking Bea Arthur
• Have you complimented someone today?
• My impending trip doctor and fear of needles
• Tom looks like he has he measles
• Thai music and videos
• No, I don’t eat Thai food every day
• My weekly fast food fix
• How do you eat a hamburger
• Annoying Thai sales associate habits
• Creepy looking foreigners
• Why Thailand attracts the dregs of society?
• Everyone here has a story….some good, some bad
• Our ongoing encounter with a Thai used car salesman
• Closing remarks and love
• Email me at tomnthai@gmail.com or comment on my blog please!

Also, don’t forget to go over and check out the other podcasts at the Rainbowpodsquad, cause Aj has invited me to come aboard. So I wanted to send out a some extra special loves and kisses to him for adding me…I hope I can do ya proud!

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The Boy has Talent…

So, I was just to way to lazy this weekend to sit down and record a podcast, but promise to do one Monday or Tuesday for you guys.  I’d been meaning to look for this video and song for a while now to share with you.  Normally, I’m not really a big fan of Thai music as a lot of it is honestly just krap.  There are a lot of singers here in Thailand that think a pretty face automatically means one can sing.  However, this particular artist’s name is “Wan,” which means sweet in Thai, and I really think he’s got a great singing voice.  I know many of you will not understand the lyrics, but have a listen and see what you think anyways.  I hope some of you guys will enjoy it, and you can sort of work out what is going on in the music video as it goes along.  The girl has gotten a bad bump on the head, which gives her bad amnesia.   Therefore, she can’t remember  the relationship they’ve had, and can’t remember being in love with him.  Anyways, enough of me for now and I’ll “talk” to you again in the next couple of days.  Much love to you for stopping by!

T.I.T Episode 6: The Chapters of a Life

•    Welcome to episode 6
•    Comments, emails, messages…
•    Guns in your Dolce?
•    Do I lack flow?
•    Tom doesn’t take criticism well
•    When was the last time you complimented someone?
•    I’ve started running
•    Getting used to metric mess
•    My trip to the doctor and fear of needles
•    My bosses x-rated killer rabbit story
•    AJ is back…hooray!
•    I miss Tigger
•    Why I resisted podcasting at first
•    A chapter of my life is almost closed
•    Jimmy Kimmel and Richard Simmons….Again!
•    Why are we fascinated with crazy?
•    My 3 years without television,
•    I don’t like reality shows
•    Why so many crime shows?
•    The Mummy:  Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
•    Encino Man is starting to age….
•    Tom’s fascination with Asia goes back to childhood
•    Another week of next week off
•    Closing remarks and love
•    Email me at tomnthai@gmail.com or comment on my blog please!

Please let me know you guys are out there.  Please email and/or comment….still waiting for you guys to let me know how i’m doing.

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T.I.T Episode 5: Gender and Sexuality in Thailand

• The T.I.T. Intro
• Welcome and “Sawasdee Krub” to episode 5
• Comments, emails, messages…
• Listener feedback
• acupuncture cures insomnia?
• Did you see the Olympic opening ceremony?
• Mind fogs and what causes them?
• Is gender identity is culturally specific?
• What shapes our concept of sexuality?
• Gender and sexuality in Thailand…
• Katoeys, rent boys, and tomboys, oh my!
• Personal values and family responsibility
• Attraction and Ice cream
• Check out the last post by Zillafag
• Americans and their guns
• Closing remarks and love
• Email me at tomnthai@gmail.com or comment on my blog

I feel like i was talking in circles with this one, but really hope it doesn’t sound that way to everyone. I know there are a handful of people listening, so let me know you guys are out there, ok? Any and all emails and/or comments will always be most appreciated.
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T.I.T Episode 4: Bush in Bangkok

• The T.I.T. Intro
• Welcome to episode 4
• Comments…one from my “Nee Nee”
• Shout out to Craig and Leslie at The Royal Pains
• Work would be better if…
• Another Step towards a goal
• Procrastination and stressing myself out
• Touch football in Thailand
• Bush in Bangkok
• I’d hate to work at the Embassy today!
• American Thai relations for 175 years?
• Abraham Lincoln and Elephants
• Restoration of democracy? Really?
• The old ball and cup magic trick..
• What are your thoughts on free trade?
• The first lady shipped off to the border of Burma
• Military governments
• A little more American/Thai history
• My first “free” weekend
• Consistency in podcasting
• My new email, so please comment and email!!!

Always please feel free to question or comment and let me know how I’m doing. Any and all emails and/or comments will be addressed cause I care what you think!

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T.I.T Episode 3: Cultural Adjustments

•    Intro & Song:  You Don’t Own Me
•    Welcome to episode 2
•    Comments…or lack of?
•    Last weekend of vacation and work drama
•    Grad School frustrations
•    “No Country for Old Men” with Tommy Lee Jones
•    What is the World coming too?
•    Are things really getting progressively worse?
•    First month of “living” in Thailand wasn’t a vacation
•    My first job as a teacher
•    Quality or standard of living surprises
•    Adjusting and “not” coping…
•    Cultural work ethic differences
•    Small steps of exploration to expand my world
•    My first apartment and the reality of living in a Big City
•    Please comment you guys or email…
•    Closing Song: Teardrop from Elton John

Always please feel free to email, message, question or comment and let me know how I’m doing.  Any and all comments will be answered…least till I become famous! Hahaha!

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