Fake X-mas: The Filipino’s most awaited gift-extortion season of the year

The season of lights and carols is finally in the air. Christmas brings many fond memories to most Filipinos, of loved ones and friends all in hopeful anticipation of the Christmas holiday parties and vacation break – and the eve of that day they finally receive their most awaited undeserved gifts and handouts. Caroling and […]

Why did the Metro Manila Film Festival fail?

Indie films are popular for their MAP (message, art, plot). These are film traits that can mostly be appreciated by educated people, most likely those belonging to the upper class as well. While it may seem elitist to say that the masses cannot appreciate indie films, let us not fool ourselves with political correctness, nor […]

3 Steps To Finding Success And Happiness In One’s Life

After reading Fallen Angel’s latest article, I find myself wondering just why is it that so many Pinoys love basketball and singing even though they never really excel in either of those. Truth be told, when observed carefully, Filipinos are actually kind of smart. Maybe not genius-level smart like the Germans are but a standard […]

How Pinoy Over-Romanticism Destroys Us As Persons

Well ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of the year again and tickets for Star Wars: Rogue One are selling like hotcakes. Indeed, even as a young boy, I have always been a big fan of the Star Wars franchise what with the space battles, lightsaber duels and vast collection of entertaining and interesting characters. […]

Filipinos Want Snow

Another Christmas has just passed, and here we go again on another cycle of facing a new year which will later build up in excitement and anticipation on the supposedly colder “ber” months leading towards that long awaited Christmas Eve. To many who have lived in a land where the closest thing to winter is […]

Duterte And Roxas Should Just… Give Love On Christmas!

Let’s begin with a little music, shall we? It seems that the current conflict between Rodrigo Duterte and Mar Roxas has just gone up a notch. As of late, it’s been declared that Mayor Duterte has even challenged former DILG Secretary Mar Roxas to a gun duel. While this may all seem like a lot […]

My Wish List For This Christmas

I’m putting this here just in case somebody out there might actually be listening… Dear Santa, I have been a very good boy this year so that means I can make a wish list that you are obliged to fulfill. If that’s the case, worry not because all you really have to do is fulfill […]

On Halloween And The Day Of The Dead

“Things always get worse before they get better, master Bruce.” ~Alfred Pennyworth, The Dark Knight Well, as I’ve said in my previous article, it’s only just September and, already, people are hanging Christmas decorations and Christmas songs have begun flooding the airwaves. Now don’t get me wrong, I like Christmas as much as the next guy. […]