Tag Archives: มาดามดัน Madame Don

Ordinary Lives: เด็กชายในเงา dek chai nai ngao

12 August 2014, TV = 843.5 hours

Pan and Wow at home, from เด็กชายในเงา dek chai nai ngao, a 2014 Thai PBS lakorn.

Pan and Wow at home, from เด็กชายในเงา dek chai nai ngao, a 2014 Thai PBS lakorn.

เด็กชายในเงา dek chai nai ngao is one of a few lakorn I’ve seen that I’ve come to think of as “unconventional” or “atypical” in their willingness to break with the formulae and conventions that practically define lakorn as a genre.1 continued…

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It Can Take Time For Things To Fall Into Place Part 2

25 March 2014; AT5 = 1063 hours; total class time = 2001 hours; TV = 642.1 hours

So, not that it has anything to do with Thai – or at least, not directly – but I’m finally reading Smiley’s People, the concluding novel of British author John le Carré‘s “Karla trilogy”. continued…

500 Hours!

24 February 2014; AT5 = 1063 hours; total class time = 2001 hours; TV = 504.1 hours

Well I finally broke the 500 hour mark for watching movies and TV in Thai, but it took almost 14 months to do so. continued…