Drugs

'Drugs Are a Vehicle to Look at Grief': Jeet Thayil on His New Book

We spoke to India's most famous drug novelist about "Low," his third novel.
Jamie Fullerton
14 hours ago
Games News

A New Game in China Lets Players Attack the Hong Kong Protesters

'Fight the Traitors Together' is a Chinese game about attacking pro-democracy protesters.
Jamie Fullerton
12.9.19
Asia

Meet The Thai UFO Group Convinced That Aliens Will Save Us From Armageddon

The ‘space portal’ where they supposedly chat to aliens was raided, but they aren't giving up.
Jamie Fullerton
10.3.19
Weed

Weed Could Once Get Locals Killed in Bangkok. Now Cannabis Culture Is Taking Off

With marijuana legalized for medical use in Thailand, Bangkok’s stoners are emerging from the underground.
Jamie Fullerton
8.22.19
TOURISM

Fatal Attraction: ‘Former CIA Secret Jail’ Opens to Tourists in Thailand

We attended the opening of Thailand's newest—and strangest—tourist attraction, with a group of ex-soldiers and cross-dressing dancers.
Jamie Fullerton
12.17.18
adventure

Blood Stains to Champagne | Vietnam’s 'Torture Island' is Now a Luxury Escape

Shaking its former image as a colonial POW camp, Phu Quoc is becoming a hub for influencers and big-spenders
Jamie Fullerton
11.20.18
china

A Chinese Dissident Artist Is Taking Aim at Google for Censored Search Engine

Badiucao’s new exhibition compares Google's censored search engine for China, codenamed Dragonfly, to Donald Trump's wall.
Jamie Fullerton
11.2.18
NORTH KOREA

A Guide to North Korean Food from a Man Who's Been Eating It for 14 Years

Having visited North Korea nearly 150 times, Simon Cockerell is well-versed in the cuisine of the hermit kingdom. His advice: try the sushi but avoid the clams cooked in gasoline.
Jamie Fullerton
4.13.18