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The State of the Red-Light Address: May 2019

The State of the Red-Light Address: May 2019

May 26, 2019 By bangkok7

Greetings, intrepid reader. For today’s weekly, I submit for your reading enjoyment a semblance of the current state of Patpong. If it feels like a partial retread of last week’s blurb, there’s an almost-acceptable reason. Full disclosure, my original plan was to also include some words about Nana and Cowboy, but I just couldn’t work

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Seven’s 10 Top 10: Bringing the Family

May 24, 2019 By bangkok7

Hey there, how’s your lead-in to the weekend going? It’s your man Seven again, with another Friday frowback. This was first published by…I think it was BKKNites, in early 2018. It’s part of my series of top 10 tips for tourists and expats. This one’s what I’d call a no-brainer, presented as-was from the original

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Seven’s 10 Top 10: Bringing the Family
Patpong–The Week That Was for 19.5.2019

Patpong–The Week That Was for 19.5.2019

May 19, 2019 By bangkok7

Hey everyone, it’s me, Seven. For this week’s weekly, I’m comin atcha with a first-person narrative of my Saturday-to-Sunday in Patpong. As you may or may not know, I’m there roughly 30 days out of the month, and occasionally something noteworthy happens. Here’s my account of the last seven days: Sunday The Lord’s Day is

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Thai Therapy: The Cure for Boredom

May 17, 2019 By bangkok7

Well howdy-ho, friend. It’s Friday. Time for another frowback from way back in 2018. I believe our pals over at Sweet3Mango first published this one. It’s part of my currently-on-hold Thai Therapy series exploring the ways that relocating to Thailand can improve your quality of life. This one covers a topic close to my heart,

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Thai Therapy: The Cure for Boredom
Patpong For Dummies, Part 1

Patpong For Dummies, Part 1

May 12, 2019 By bangkok7

Hey guys, it’s Seven. How ya goin’? This week, I’m starting yet another series. It stemmed from a conversation I overheard on The Steakhouse Co. terrace between a bunch of sad American dudes who were crying in their beers and moaning about the events of the night. The long-and-short of it was, they went gogo

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Seven’s 10 Top 10: The Thai Double-Standard

May 10, 2019 By bangkok7

What’s up, it’s Friday. Time fo anava frowback, fools! This one’s from early in 2018 originally posted by the good folks over at Sweet3Mango. In it, we put a mirror up before the Thai people, to keep it real. To shine a light. To hit ‘em right where it counts. Nah, I’m playin’. But this

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Seven’s 10 Top 10: The Thai Double-Standard
The Gayification of Patpong

The Gayification of Patpong

May 5, 2019 By bangkok7

Last week, a guy on Twitter asked for my opinion on the alarming number of gay bars encroaching on Patpong’s territory of late. He said he’d read something about it in another “Bangkok Nightlife” blog. Personally, those blogs bore me to tears, and since the writers don’t even come to Patpong, their take on the

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Thai Therapy: The Cure for Government Tyranny

May 3, 2019 By bangkok7

What’s up, brosefs, it’s your man-in-the-red-light aka Bangkok Seven, and today is Friday. That means it’s time for another frowback article. Pretty sure Sweet3Mango was the original poster of this post, way back in 2018. Enough said. Let’s check it out… “This is the 3rd installment in a series called “Thai Therapy” wherein I explore

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Thai Therapy: The Cure for Government Tyranny
Patpong Gets Culture: The Candle Light Studio

Patpong Gets Culture: The Candle Light Studio

April 28, 2019 By bangkok7

Last week, the good folks over at Patpong’s new art gallery—The Candle Light Studio—graciously allowed me to pop in and snap some pics of the current exhibition: Sex, Drugs & Headache Stencil, which runs until the 1st of May, when there will be an end-of-exhibit party complete with DJs, showgirls, guest artists, and other surprises.

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Seven’s 10 Top 10: Rules for Red-Lights

April 26, 2019 By bangkok7

Sup kids, it’s that time of the week for frowing……..back, that is. Cuz it’s Friday. This oldie but moldy hails from—I think it was February of last year. First published on BKKNites.com, it set the stage for the rest of the Top 10 lists. It covers my favorite topic: the RLD. Let’s get to it…

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Seven’s 10 Top 10: Rules for Red-Lights