Sign of the times: The Filipinos™ tease Times Square video, and how it relates to the modern Pinoy Zeitgeist

Zeitgeist is a German-derived word which can be translated as “spirit of the times” or “spirit of the age”. For this discourse, I intend to use the definition “the sign of the times”. Basically, this word depicts the prevailing climate in a society. Whether this refers to a moral, intellectual, social, economical, political, or cultural […]

A call to President Noynoy Aquino to ditch the color yellow

Tired, old, and quite frankly embarrassing. That’s what’s become of the whole yellow motif of the Aquino clan and its circle of business cronies, relatives, “shooting buddies”, lackeys, Media outlets, and cadre of bloggers, publicists, and “social media activists”. It was the primary colour of a successful propaganda campaign that started in 1983, peaked in […]