Raymart, Claudine, Tulfo in excellent airport brawl

Bad breeding is at the heart of most issues that plague Philippine society and its culture of dysfunction. It is endemic at the macro level and ingrained at the micro levels — at the very threads that are woven into the very fabric of the national soul. This is evident in the manner with which […]

Why we don’t need to emphasize that it’s more fun in the Philippines

The newly unveiled tourism slogan “It’s more fun in the Philippines” by the Department of Tourism (DOT) received mixed reactions from Filipinos. First, the lack of originality was again highlighted after social networking pundits discovered that Switzerland used the exact same slogan in 1951. What shocked and annoyed some Filipinos is that similar accusations of […]

The payload of mind-poison in every ABS-CBN product

With ABS-CBN, before you can even get your head around evaluating the content of their programs, you need to get past their garish manner of presentation first — all those bells and whistles and fancy jeepney-like colour and graphics splashed all over the screen is quite an assault on reasonable taste. Compare the news programs […]