Floyd Mayweather beat Manny Pacquiao the same way Filipino politicians beat real leaders – on POINTS

What’s all the fuss about? Filipinos by now should be very well familiar with the way Floyd Mayweather beat Manny Pacquiao in today’s bout. The key insight here is what disappointed Filipinos are now telling themselves: Mayweather may have won, but Pacquiao was the better fighter. Mayweather was obviously the smarter fighter. He got the […]

Will Manny Pacquiao beat Floyd Mayweather because of Filipinos’ prayers?

Filipinos lead much of the world getting pumped up in the lead up to the day when we find out for sure who really is the pound-for-pound greatest fighter on the planet. Filipinos not just want but need a Manny Pacquiao win. “Filipino pride” depends on it! What can ordinary Filipinos do to “help” Manny […]

Sugar Addiction of Common Pinoys

I regularly browse the information found on Tvtropes.org as I like to find something interesting to use in my own works. What makes me sad is that many members of Pinoy mainstream media probably haven’t even heard of Tvtropes, let alone know of its contents. From what rsurtida has said so far, it’s not likely that the […]

Idolatry and Idiocy: The True Pinoy Legacy

Okay, due to the recent reactions and comments of my previous article about Manny Pacquiao, I feel a need to elaborate further. While I laud those who took the time to read the whole article and analyzed it with both their hearts and minds (I don’t mind whether or not you agree with me as […]

5 things that will happen whether Manny Pacquiao wins or not

The way Manny Pacquiao fever continues to mount in the lead up to his fight with the much-reviled Floyd Mayweather, you’d think this seminal event is the be-all-end-all of Filipinodom. But, step back and see the true picture; that this, really, is just an event that, like the Christmas holidays we anticipate every year, will […]

Why I’m Not Excited About Manny Pacquiao’s Upcoming Fight

Ladies and gentlemen, Pacquiao’s up and coming fight with Mayweather is only just a few weeks away from now. Already, I hear people everywhere clamoring for a chance to be heard on how much they support Pacquiao and how much they hate Mayweather. Already, I notice that so many Filipinos are filling Facebook with encouragements […]

Facing Reality Is The First Step To Progress

I have never really been a big fan of boxing and, while I support Pacquiao during his fights, I’m not really all that crazy about him. After all, it’s supposed to be a game. Victory or defeat is never certain and it can only be decided once the fight is over. Anyway, while I might not […]

Pacquiao insists he will revert to his old self and unleash his ‘killer instinct’

Las Vegas — I was in attendance at the MGM Grand Garden Arena the last time Manny Pacquiao (55-5–2, 38 KOs) stepped into the MGM ring as Marquez delivered one of the most brutal knockouts in modern history. Watching Manny Pacquiao’s concussed body and lying face-first on the canvas, I was torn between the savage […]