Thailand Footprint: The People, Things, Literature, and Music of Thailand and the Region



Different Drummer Hugh Gallagher’s New Novel – Chicken 65 – A Book Review

Hugh Gallagher has more distinct personalities than Sybil did in the 1970s. What else can you expect…

June 3, 2020
Cameron Cooper

Cameron Cooper Interview – Writer, Rider, Picker, and Midnight Smoker

"When nobody was looking, I slipped my dime into the machine and selected the forbidden track. It was a…

November 25, 2019

A Friendly Conversation with Anthony Perry – Author of Lyle’s Grief

Anthony Perry was taking Christopher Hitchens advice and executing it. He was also killing it as a…

April 16, 2019

The Frog Turns 6 – Interview with Actor and Biker About Town John Flano

"Currently I am shooting a great film called Spit and Sawdust, directed by veteran actor Byron Gibson.…

April 14, 2019

20 Questions with American Historical Crime Thriller Author T Hunt Locke

We are all prisoners or explorers of our own geography. Thom and I now find ourselves in Thailand. But…

January 29, 2019

John Gartland – The Clearest Drummer of Them All – His Best Interview

"The centerpiece of Different Drummers is an interview with “poet noir” John Gartland, interspersed…

January 14, 2019

The Kevin S. Cummings Interview

Originally posted on thomlockepublishing: I am very honored to have Kevin S. Cummings here at the Locke…

December 7, 2018

“Erection over, what you do now?”

In the Author's Note of Different Drummers I quote Christopher Hitchens, "Everyone has a book inside…

November 9, 2018

The Best Joe Cummings Interview – Ever

"I was in the Joe C hater camp, once. I had read that the Louisiana born and Army brat Cummings, best…

September 15, 2018

Long Live King Klashorst … Long Live the King – A Profile of Dutch Painter Peter Klashorst

 Genius: Very great and rare natural ability or skill, especially in a particular area such as science…

September 2, 2018

An Interview with Crime Thriller Author Frank Hurst – A Former British Drug Intelligence Officer

"Graham Greene and George Orwell have been very inspirational. The lines are so simple but so…

August 27, 2018

Joe the Tailor interviews me about Fashion and Different Drummers: Bangkok Beat Redux

It's not every author in Bangkok who gets interviewed by his tailor. I hope you enjoy the exchange. And…

April 18, 2018

Not the Usual Answers: An Interview with Soho Crime Author Colin Cotterill

Not the Usual Answers: An interview with Soho Crime Author Colin Cotterill

November 9, 2017

The Many Sides of J.D. Villines, author of Dead Bangkok and Owner of Echo Park Boxing and Muay Thai Gym

“Ours is a long slow suicide. Life metered out in milligrams and bullets. Parasites and hosts. An…

May 26, 2017

Exploring an Alternate Reality with Collin Piprell, author of MOM (Magic Circles Series)

The internet and 24/7 connectivity by way of our gadgetry can give us a godlike feeling that we’re…

March 24, 2017

A Black and White Interview with Bangkok Entertainer Kevin Wood

Kevin Wood is a talented man. I first met him at Checkinn99 four years ago. I got to know him a little…

January 17, 2017

The Art of Crime Fiction – Interview with Christopher G. Moore, No. 1

All good artists, whether they be a portrait artist or a novelist, look where others fail to look. They…

December 2, 2016

Interview with Henry Miller about leaving and returning to America – 11/17/2016

I think conditions are worse today than when I wrote "Air Conditioned Nightmare". In my opinion the end…

November 18, 2016

Writer and Showman Hugh Gallagher Rolls the Dice – An Interview with a Risk Taker

"Musicians are the toughest people in the world. Writers have to be strong. Musicians have to be tough.…

October 17, 2016

Interview with Steven Palmer author of Angkor Tears

I think many expats, particularly those working in business, tend to live in a bubble of luxury condos,…

August 6, 2016

AMCHAM Independence Day Picnic Featuring Peter Driscoll and the Cruisers – Saturday, July 2nd 2016 Bangkok, Thailand

"I've written four books about Elvis, including the first biography, and I was a correspondent and…

July 1, 2016

For Bangkok crime writer, Brexit is a closed book

My interview with popular Bangkok novelist, John Burdett regarding the upcoming Brexit referendum makes…

June 19, 2016

Keith Nolan – Making the Days (and Nights ) Count

Keith Nolan appears in Chapter 1, page 1 and paragraph 1 of my book Bangkok Beat. That should come as no…

June 5, 2016

Interview with a Poet Extraordinaire – John Gartland

"The poet knows that we are all dying men." Thailand Footprint interview with Bangkok poet John Gartland

March 1, 2016

David Armstrong Interview – 5 Decades in Four Questions

Career journalist David Armstrong reflects back and looks forward on a life currently shared with wife…

January 25, 2016

The Beauty of Isaan by T. Hunt Locke

I jumped on the skytrain. “Exit at Nana, directly opposite the Landmark Hotel, you can’t miss us.…

January 4, 2016

Fifteen Rounds with Chad Evans, author of Vincent Calvino’s World

“There is always a bad guy in the ring.  This bad force is the noir you cannot escape.”…

November 13, 2015

An Interview with Andrew Hicks – Author of Jack Jones A True Friend to China

I am pleased to have the opportunity to interview Andrew Hicks today at Thailand Footprint. Andrew is…

October 7, 2015

Kevin Cummings and the Bangkok Beat

My interview with Jame DiBiasio at Asia Hacks. Thanks, Jame. I always look slimmer next to a Palm Tree.…

June 30, 2015

Interview with Cowgirl X author Jame DiBiasio

Thailand Footprint is pleased to interview Jame DiBiasio today. Jame was a featured reader at Night of…

June 30, 2015

Short, Sharp Interview: Kevin Cummings

Short Sharp Interview with Paul D. Brazill

June 13, 2015

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEEDINESS (Bangkok Post, 31 May 2015, Page22)

My interview with Bangkok 8 author John Burdett featured in the Spectrum Magazine supplement of…

May 31, 2015

Dreaming with Zen City Author Jack Fielding

Avoid the rush and learn about author Jack Fielding, now, at Thailand Footprint. Jack’s not…

May 11, 2015

Interview with Crime Thriller Novelist Colin Cotterill – Creator of the Dr. Siri and Jimm Juree Series

Author Colin Cotterill Colin Cotterill was born in London, England. He has dual English and Australian…

April 14, 2015

The Man who wrote Taliban Man: Christopher Minko interview – Redux

Photograph of Christopher Minko by Jonathan van Smit Christopher J. Minko was born in Australia in…

March 19, 2015

J. D. Strange Corralled for a Rare Interview

J.D. Strange was discovered three weeks old, in a charity shop next to the Chatterton Arms public house,…

January 4, 2015

Krom Concludes Three Night Run of Music, Message and Cultural Expansion at Overground Bar

Last night, the Cambodian noir band Krom led by Christopher Minko and lead vocalist Sophea Chamroeun…

December 21, 2014

Arthur Hoyle Interview – Biographer of The Unknown Henry Miller: A Seeker in Big Sur

Arthur Hoyle I am pleased to welcome writer, educator, and independent filmmaker Arthur Hoyle. His…

August 9, 2014

“Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost” Interview with Jim Algie: Author of The Phantom Lover

Jim Algie has done what many do not believe in and fewer still achieve. He has reincarnated himself and…

July 23, 2014

Making Tracks in The Kiwi Zone with John Daysh – Author of Cut Out The Middleman

The Commonwealth of Nations have been well represented at Thailand Footprint with authors from the…

April 20, 2014

Tracking Down Tom Vater – Author of The Man with the Golden Mind

There are certain writers in Thailand that if they were not writers they would make excellent fictional…

April 10, 2014

Fast Track Interview with Angela Savage – Author of The Jayne Kenney P.I. Series

Thailand Footprint is pleased to welcome Angela Savage to our Fast Track interview. Angela has strong…

April 5, 2014

Fast Track Interview with Andrew Nette – Author of Cambodian Crime Novel, Ghost Money

Thailand Footprint is pleased to introduce a new feature. The Fast Track Interview. Any resemblance to…

March 30, 2014

Artist Chris Coles – Bringing it to the Bangkok Night

I like Chris Coles. The artist and the man. It’s been over 10 years since we first met at a…

March 23, 2014

Baccara Bar on Soi Cowboy, Bangkok: The Art of Seduction or the Art of the Deal?

Last Friday pulp fiction writer, James A. Newman, Bangkok Night of Noir photographer and videographer,…

March 18, 2014

The Man in the Blue Suede Shoes: Jerry Hopkins – One for The Money, Two for the Show …

“I hope I see you today, I’m meeting Jerry Hopkins there at 3:00 p.m.” The message…

February 24, 2014

Krom me Twice – A Conversation with Krom Lead Man Christopher Minko – Part II

When we left off the interview with Cambodia’s man in black, Christopher Minko we had gotten into…

February 17, 2014

Krom on! A Conversation with Cambodian Expat Christopher Minko – Part I

I first became aware of Christopher Minko and the Khmer musicians who make up the band Krom when the…

February 16, 2014

Short, Sharp Interview: Timothy Hallinan

Since I am on vacation here is a reblog of an interview of Timothy Hallinan, creator of the Poke…

January 20, 2014
Cara Black interview by Kevin CUmmings

Cara Black Interview … Welcome Back to Thailand …

"We write to give a voice to those who aren't heard." Cara Black - author of the Aimee Leduc Crime Series

January 3, 2014

Joyriding with Australian Crime Writer Jarad Henry … Grand Theft Interview …

Criminals come in all shapes, sizes and weights. And when it comes to their intelligence they run the…

September 28, 2013

Jim Thompson is Alive! … Interview with Northern Thailand expat author Thomas Hunt Locke …

Thomas Hunt Locke is, among other things, a husband, a father, a businessman, an adventurer, an expat…

August 2, 2013

EXCLUSIVE! Private Investigator Joe Dylan interviewed at Koh Samui “Health Resort” and Spa …by Gop

Thailand Footprint looks to interview cutting edge and break-out literary talent. Efforts were made to…

July 26, 2013

A Sense of Where You Are … a Conversation with Muay Thai Champion Melissa Ray …

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by…

June 15, 2013

Interview with Tom Vater of CRIME WAVE PRESS by James Austin Farrell of Chiang Mai City News

This interview by James Austin Farrell of CRIME WAVES PRESS publisher, Tom Vater first ran in Chiang Mai…

April 23, 2013

Each One his Own Direction, Each One his Own Way / kon-lá tít kon-lá taang / คนละทิศคนละทาง: Malcolm Gault-Williams interview …

Today’s maiden interview at Thailand Footprint is with Malcolm Gault-Williams. He is the father of…

May 12, 2013

A Dozen Photographs and Interview with Bangkok Photographer Eric Nelson …

TF Eric, I am pleased to welcome you here at Thailand Footprint. I have just spent the last 30…

June 1, 2013

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