My Ashley Madison Sex Account Hacked: How I Told Online Blackmailers to F*&k Off

My Ashley Madison Account Was Hacked and Someone Tried to Blackmail Me. This Was My Response……. By Nate Thayer September 28, 2015 Today, I received this email from “Robert” attempting to blackmail me if I didn’t send him three bitcoins in exchange for “Robert” not releasing “dirt” to my “family and friends and employer” from […]

FBI documents: American spy Hemingway’s excellent adventure in Cuba

FBI Documents: Hemingway ran U.S. funded rogue spy operation in Cuba, greatly annoying J. Edgar Hoover Larger than life novelist charmed his way into WW2 spy operation in Cuba while fishing for Marlin, insulting, marginalizing Hoover’s FBI By Nate Thayer August 31, 2014   Earnest Hemingway was a secret spy for the United States in […]

Washington Journalism & PR hacks: the Soviet apparatchik’s of our time

A Day in the Life of a Journalist in Washington, D.C.: Why I think the PR industry are the equivalent of Cold War era Soviet apparatchiks’   By Nate Thayer August 20, 2014 “Yes, I guess my real question is why, while trying to get a hold of an obscure economist who specializes on Caribbean […]

Why Journalism is Better than a Real Job: Excerpts from Sympathy for the Devil

Why Journalism is Better than a Real Job: Excerpts from Sympathy for the Devil Sympathy for the Devil: A Journalist’s Memoir From Inside Pol Pot’s Cambodia (Copyright Nate Thayer. No publication or distribution in whole or part without express prior written permission from the author) Please consider donating to support the publication of Sympathy for […]

My Sordid Love Affair with Journalism

My Sordid Love Affair with Journalism Excerpts from Sympathy for the Devil: A Foreign Correspondent Inside Pol Pot’s Cambodia Copyright Nate Thayer. No republication in whole or part without prior written permission of the author By Nate Thayer Journalism and I have a love affair that will never be extinguished. From the beginning, I was […]

Why You Want To Avoid Getting Blown Up By A Landmine: From ‘Sympathy for the Devil’ By Nate Thayer

What Happens When Your Ride Disintigrates After Being Blown Up by Anti-Tank Landmines By Nate Thayer These photos were taken of the truck I was riding in after it drove over two Chinese anti-tank mines, in northwest Cambodia, in October 1989. I was sitting in the front seat of Russian Zil 2 1/2 ton military […]

One Can Never be too Vigilant in the Defence of a Free Press

The Tools of the Trade–Journalism Cambodia Style–1990’s Covering the Cambodia debacle in the 1980’s and 1990’s was an assignment fraught with danger and intrigue. The Khmer Rouge had executed more than 4 dozen foreigners–the vast majority journalists. Their primary opposition, the Vietnamese backed and installed government of Hun Sen, has summarily targeted and murdered dozens […]