I Will Not Congratulate Rose Fostanes

So I bought a .44 magnum it was solid steel cast And in the blessed name of Elvis well I just let it blast ‘Til my TV lay in pieces there at my feet And they busted me for disturbin’ the almighty peace Judge said “What you got in your defense son ?” “Fifty-seven channels […]

He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother Eddie

  “Come to me my babies! Let me quell your pain!” Jim Jones  Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones   After the sudden resignation of Pope Benedict it was not long before there was speculation about who will be the next pope. That night I was in a room that had the BBC on. […]

Life, It’s More Cheap In The Philippines. Who Cares? We Have Jessica Sanchez!

  “Even regular soldiers and police are often recruited into private armies through money or political favours. They are paid as little as US$ 58 a month to become enforcers in executions, abductions and drug-related crimes.” Asianews   This piece started off in the remnants of my brain around late December. It was going to […]

How to explain Pinoy Pride to a foreigner

Jessica Sanchez, one of the latest symbols of Pinoy Pride, came to the Philippines for the American Idol finalists’ concert last Friday, September 21. Now if you all remember who Charice (Pempengco) is, her manager Courtney Blooding came out with a rather innocent and innocuous tweet where she asked “why do the Philippines claim Jessica […]

Jessica Sanchez considered for Kim role in ‘Miss Saigon’ film

Not yet confirmed but veteran stage performer and singer Lea Salonga has given the nod to American Idol runner-up Jessica Sanchez as a candidate for a possible reprise of the role she first played 23 years ago. Sanchez is rumoured to be in the running for the lead character Kim in the anticipated film adaptation […]

What does the acronym AI signify to you as a Filipino?

All right, all right. American Idol is yesterday’s news. Jessica Sanchez lost. Pinoys still suck, and they’re still stuck with the government they deserve whatever the outcome of the circus, I mean, impeachment trial is. Plus, Manny Pacquiao has a fight coming up in about two (2) weeks, so I don’t think that will be […]

American Idol in its Irrelevance Is Relevant To Us

“Don’t You Know That You Are A Shooting Star And All The World Will Love You Just As Long As You Are.” Bad Company “Shooting Star” . Another American Idol Season has come to an end and this one ends with gnashing of teeth by the local populace. Social networks filled with cries of racism […]

Rubbing salt into the Pinoy pride wound: Jessica Sanchez loses AI, Pinoys lose RL

I guess by now many of you have either read on the internet, or heard through the grapevine, that Phillip Phillips is the official winner of this season of American Idol (AI). This means that Jessica Sanchez, the new poster girl for Pinoy Pride, came in second. First off, let us congratulate Jessica Sanchez. Even […]