How to Not fish: The Lousy Laotian Fisherman

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As I slackened the last of the line of the net out into the Mekong River, the boat captain cut across the canal making an eclipse.  I sat back, and took a swig of my ice-cold beer Lao (the coveted staple of Laos) as the sun beat down mercilessly on my redden face, eagerly awaiting the bounty that this hardworking …

The Scariest Job in the World: a ghost Extra in a National Geographic Documentary

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Sometime last year, I would be more precise but that would involve deep reflection and arithmetic, two things which I am adamantly opposed to, I took on the scariest job in the world, sort of, as an Extra in a National Geographic documentary about paranormal encounters in Southeast Asia. Extras, in case you are not into movies/films/cinema (fucking weirdo) are those …