Naked and Humiliated in a Candlelit Room

By Chris Campbell I stood there all alone in the dark, candlelit room. I was butt-naked… wondering what to do next. There were four items strewn out on the small table in front of me. I felt like a Survivor contestant trying to puzzle out what to do with all these unfamiliar things. The clock…

All Hail the Condom King!

By Chris Campbell Upon writing, I’m eating at a place called… no joke… “Cabbage and Condoms.” The food is great. I just ate the sea bass (not rubbery at all). It was a personal recommendation from the chef. I have to write this episode rather quickly. My train to Chiang Mai is leaving much earlier…

Motorbikes, Cockfights, and Laser Beams

By Chris Campbell “Sa wat dee khrap,” I told the group of bikers, hoping they could help me… I was met with smiling faces. One older man laughed. Nevertheless, I was glad to see them. I had been trying to find my way back to my apartment (after another crazy adventure), when I got seriously…

“Tell ‘Em About the Dream, Martin!”

By Chris Campbell We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope – Martin Luther King Jr. Upon writing, I’ve just left the Tokyo airport. I have about five hours until I land in my final destination… Bangkok. I can’t wait. The food on this plane is terrible. Word to the wise:…

The Patient Will See You Now

By Chris Campbell We begin today’s episode with a scene from Seinfeld… [Elaine sitting at the doctor’s office] Nurse: The doctor will be with you in a moment. [Nurse sets Elaine’s chart down. Elaine looks around, picks the chart up, opens it, and reads it] Elaine: Difficult?! [Doctor walks in] Doctor: Elaine. You shouldn’t be…

The Virtual Real Estate Gold Rush 2.0

By Chris Campbell “My take on virtual real estate would be this,” LFT reader, Vlad S. writes: “Web domains on popular registrars (.com, .org, .net) containing valuable click-through keywords in low-competition niches, well designed and popularized to generate passive revenue with minimal investment. “And if the name is right (in niches which may be expected…