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Does Your Cambodian Girlfriend Dream About Snakes?


I spent a lot of time with a Cambodian woman last week. I came back to the U.S. yesterday, and today she called me to report that last night she had a dream about snakes. She thinks it means that…

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How Do You Know If A Cambodian Woman Really Loves You?


I think I have posted before that I find Cambodian women to be unusually quick on the “I love you” draw. I recall meeting a very sweet, proper bargirl (an oxymoron, so I prefer to refer to her as a…

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Hot Season Is Here


Johnny: “Well, it’s late March now, and it’s getting very hot here in Phnom Penh.” Audience: “HOW HOT IS IT?” Johnny: “It’s so hot that the pedophiles are going out for ice cream by themselves.” “It’s so hot that I…

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On the Dilution of Hostess Bar Talent


Back in the mid 1990’s, major league baseball expanded too quickly from 26 to 30 teams. Each team has about 10 pitchers on the roster. So the effect of the expansion was that there were suddenly forty dudes with jobs…

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Poll: Should Cambodia Criminalize Adultery?


On Friday, Cambodia’s National Assembly approved a bill which would criminalize adultery. If passed in the Senate and signed by the King, the new law would impose a penalty of up to a year in prison and a fine of…

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German Perverts in Phnom Penh, Suicidal Death Leaps and Abraham Lincoln


Cambodian police arrested a German national in Phnom Penh Sunday for allegedly sexually abusing and filming underage girls, local media reported Monday. Karl Heinz Henning, 61, was arrested close to his rented apartment on Street 278 after sustaining injuries from…

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Gavinmac’s Guide to Playing ‘Connect Four’ with Khmer Bargirls


I still remember the night that I found my true passion in a Phnom Penh bar of questionable repute. It was my second trip to Cambodia, and I heard about a new “hostess bar” that had recently opened in town….

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Poll: Have or Would you Let Your Baby Ride Around Phnom Penh on a Moto?


A few months back, Britney Spears got a visit from child protection authorities in California for driving her car a few blocks with her baby seated in her lap instead of in a fortress-like car seat. I thought about that…

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Poll: Have You Ever Lied About Living in or Visiting Cambodia?


I still remember my mother’s response the first time I told her I was visiting Cambodia about four years ago. She paused for a few seconds and then asked, “Isn’t that where they go to have sex with little boys?”…

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Poll: Do You Plan to Die in Cambodia?


I’m curious about how many expats plan to live the rest of their lives (in other words, die) in Cambodia. I’m not asking if you’re a “deathpat” who is intentionally or at least recklessly drinking, drugging or whoring yourself to…

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