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I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2022, I've written and published over 5,000 posts. I write what I wish...from health, diet, and food; to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living...location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances.

Free the Animal really means to free yourself to reach your ideal potential in all areas of your life, learn from mistakes and successes, and move on.

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The Bangkok Black Friday to End Of Year Sale

— Bangkok doesn't really have anything to do with it... A rooftop in Bangkok I headed out to shoot a quick 2-minute video trailer for this sale. I hate sales but I'm doing it anyway. Sales are kinda like the sense that if you can sell something at that price, then why not just set that as the regular price and stop bugging everyone? ...Because, I suppose, that if...
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My Latest Posts


FTA News — Wednesday, November 23, 2022 — DEPLATFORMED BY STRIPE?

November 24, 2022

Youngun “Party Town” Thailand: Sexless, Self-Righteous, Androgynous

November 16, 2022

FTA News — Sunday, November 13, 2022 — THE BEST INVESTMENT

November 15, 2022

The Best Investment Option For 2022 to 2122

November 14, 2022

FTA NEWS — Thursday, November 10, 2022 — RED DROPLETS

November 11, 2022

MY EASY WAY To Stop Drinking: Nothing To Be Proud Of

November 9, 2022

About My Free Non-Pestering Newsletter — With Crazy Awesome New Sample

November 6, 2022

Ironically, The Inuit Show That The Keto Diet is Bullsh*t — They Genetically Adapted Against It

November 6, 2022

What Members Say...

Robust intellect. Irreverent narrative. Decent writing. Good laughs.

Richard’s writing intrigues me, some of the narratives make me cringe (intentionally) and gets me to examine my beliefs and knowledge base. Full “Robust intellect. Irreverent narrative. Decent writing. Good laughs.”

Appreciate his honest comments.

I have been reading his blogs and watching his videos for many years now. Always honest and thought provoking. Full “Appreciate his honest comments.”

Always interesting

I’ll have to give them a read once I free some time up. But they do look intresting. Anyway, I highly recommend. Full “Always interesting”


You actually make me think, even when I don’t agree with you at first I often end up considering your points valid. Full “Interested”

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The Banality of Blue on Black

May 24, 2022

Get Away From Everyone Trying To Help You

May 23, 2022

Top Gun: Maverick 2022

May 22, 2022

I’m Helping A Rural Single-Mom Family In Thailand

May 22, 2022

My Interview With Ex-American Sean Ring

May 18, 2022

My Swollen Labia Minora Face

May 16, 2022

A Fresh Look At All Cause Mortality Lately

May 15, 2022

There Is No Junk Food

May 13, 2022

Elon’s Golden Helmet

May 11, 2022

Trying To Zero In On T For Men

May 10, 2022

Condom Culture To Mask Culture

May 8, 2022

How Prohibition Was Done Right and Roe vs. Wade Was Done Wrong

May 6, 2022

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