Extreme Khmer Episode 11: Cambodian Microbrew

July 17, 2008 by · 9 Comments 

Microbreweries are common in the US and elsewhere, but in this episode we take you on a tour of the absolute first one in Cambodia, Man Han Lou restaurant in Phnom Penh. Just to keep things interesting, the brewmeister is Chinese and speaks no Khmer, but never
fear, we’ve got that covered…

Duration : 0:8:57

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Extreme Khmer Episode 10: Studying Khmer in Surin

July 16, 2008 by · 25 Comments 

In this episode, the first of many exploring the Khmers of Surin in present-day Thailand, we visit a school started by a Sisaket Khmer man who teaches Khmer reading and writing. Write to khmersurin@gmail.com for more info. You can also use that address to donate to his school on PayPal. A little bit goes a long way!

Duration : 0:9:48

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Extreme Khmer Episode 9: Edible Spiders

May 15, 2008 by · 25 Comments 

The title says it all! By the way, if you like the music behind the closing credits for this episode, by Khmer rapper A-Ping, check out http://www.boeungkaplhaok.com/

This is the last Extreme Khmer episode before we go on vacation for three months. Thanks everyone for watching; see you in September for more fun-filled adventures!

Duration : 0:7:57

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Extreme Khmer Episode 8: Preah Ko Preah Kaew, Part 2

April 9, 2008 by · 25 Comments 

The action-packed, heart-rending conclusion of this important Khmer legend, which touches on Khmer identity, history and environmental issues.

Duration : 0:9:50

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Extreme Khmer Episode 7: Preah Ko/Preah Kaew, Part 1

March 19, 2008 by · 19 Comments 

The first of a special two-part episode on an important Khmer legend. Hear the tale discussed by a Khmer scholar and told by a fortune teller, and see movie clips and doll stop-animation versions of key scenes. Stay tuned next month for the thrilling conclusion!!

Duration : 0:9:6

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Extreme Khmer Episode 6: Former Students Today

February 12, 2008 by · 24 Comments 

Interviews with three of my former students from SEASSI 2002, about how they’re using their Khmer language skills in Cambodia today

Duration : 0:7:51

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Extreme Khmer Episode 5: Cambodian Airline Pilot

January 15, 2008 by · 22 Comments 

An interview with a Cambodian pilot who files for Bangkok Airways (and trains Thai pilots!), and the story of a 1996 air crash in Phnom Penh, with a video of the sole survivor from Thai television.

Duration : 0:7:25

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Extreme Khmer Episode 4: Female Moto Dup

December 12, 2007 by · 25 Comments 

Interview with the only woman motorcycle taxi driver in Phnom Penh (that we know of!).

Duration : 0:6:32

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Extreme Khmer Episode 3: Khmer Comic Artists Today

November 30, 2007 by · 25 Comments 

Interviews with artists who work for an organization which promotes comics in Cambodia, plus a comic artist from the 1980s.

Duration : 0:9:33

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Extreme Khmer Episode 2: Wat Phnom

March 9, 2007 by · 25 Comments 

Each month our crack team of wacky reporters takes you into the heart of Khmer culture on the highways and byways of Southeast Asia. Extreme Khmer is a video podcast done entirely in Khmer and intended for students who have completed at least one year of university-level Khmer study.


Duration : 0:5:48

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