Does anyone have the right to tell Liza Soberano how “Filipino” she is?

People are criticising Filipino actress Liza Soberano for not being “Filipino enough” to play a lead role in the television drama Bagani. This is interesting because, really, there really is no one single authority on who is and who isn’t “Filipino”. Some may say that the Bureau of Immigration is the final authority on who […]

Liza Soberano – Sobering Truth that Pinoy Inbreeding (Jover Laurio) is NOT the Answer

Fil-Am hybrid Liza Soberano just bagged the recent Most Beautiful Face of 2017 award, competing not just among Filipinas but across the international Who’s Who of the most admired women around the globe. Even surpassing Hollywood stars like Gal Gadot and Natalie Portman (Full List Here), Liza’s striking beauty is a result of the amazing […]

Filipinos are poor because their “activists” teach them to be obsessed with the rich

Most Filipinos would like to believe that the outrage they feel (or are encouraged to feel by their “activists”) about excessive displays of wealth comes from a deep need to see social justice delivered. Thus, the typical screeching lament we hear when such “social justice warriors” (SJWs) are confronted with displays of wealth goes like […]

Why did Isabelle Duterte have a photoshoot in Malacanang Palace? Because she can.

Isabelle Duterte, granddaughter of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, has been receiving a lot flak lately for a photoshoot she had in Malacanang. Why, key “thought leaders” of the Philippine Opposition ask, should Duterte’s granddaughter be allowed to use Malacanang as the setting for her pictorial? Simple. Because she can. Circuses like these are the reason […]

Pinoy Low Standards Even Trickle Into NFL Viewing

    I have lived in Manila for 17 years. In the past the NFL provided a respite from mass media stupidity from September to February every year. There have been episodes of drama where Sky lost ESPN and only Destiny had it as well as other incidents. In 2011 ASN ( All Sports Network […]

Justin Trudeau’s Jollibee visit ‘staged’ but a winner just the same

What is really amazing about Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s brief visit to a Jollibee restaurant shortly after landing on Clark Field for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Manila is that some Filipinos would actually consider the possibility that this visit was a genuinely candid spur-of-the-moment decision on Trudeau’s part. It […]

Recalling “Oeneta” – a play banned for being highly-critical of the Ateneo High School

Alumni of Ateneo High School (AHS) Batch 1986 will remember the play “Oeneta” produced by Section A in the junior year of that class. It was highly-critical of the AHS and eventually went on to be banned by the school. Section A is the top honours section of every batch at the AHS and is […]

Pretty sure Xian Gaza had already been friendzoned by Erich Gonzales

It’s another one of those really bizarre trending “issues” in the Philippines. Apparently the Pinoy Net is abuzz not over the recent Supreme Court affirmation of Duterte’s Mindanao Martial Law but around that other bigger issue of global consequence, a billboard put up by businessman Xian Gaza who is “CEO of Guanxiqian Group” according to […]