Mar Roxas vs. Jojo Binay: A Battle Of Hypocrites

In the wake of Vice President Jejomar Binay’s own “SONA”, I can’t help but speak out considering the kind of attention both Binay and his rival Mar Roxas gets from the common people. As both Ilda and Fallen Angel tries to point out to us, these two aren’t the only candidates out there and, even […]

The Fantasy Genre In The Philippines: Another Misleading Medium

Well, as you people have probably guessed by now, I am a huge fan of the fantasy genre. I enjoy the stories written by J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis as well as more modern authors like Jim Butcher, Charles Stross and Robert Jordan. I am also a gamer and am a regular at Tera Online and am eagerly […]

Gising Na MTRCB!

This is just a short translation of one of my previous articles about the MTRCB. Apparently, people want it translated since it seems that there are members of the esteemed Movie and Television Review and Classification Board who can’t even write proper English according to this here by my friend Dominic Alfred so I think I […]

To the Philippines’ Movie and Television Review and Classification Board: Get Real!

After my previous rants about the media, there are those who called me out on the fact that I can’t really blame everything on them. After all, the bottom line is that media companies are simply about making money and little else. Whether or not something is right or wrong, moral or immoral, good or […]

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 […]

Newsflash! ‘Devout’ Christian ‘coerced’ to get naked on ‘Pinoy Big Brother’!

So the popular reality show Pinoy Big Brother is now the centre of some kind of controversy surrounding allegations that “housemate” Jayme Jalandoni (reportedly “a devout Christian”) in a recent episode was “coerced” into posing nude along with several other contestants. Understandably, Senator Pia Cayetano ought to be upset. After all she is “a staunch […]

President Noynoy Aquino should answer for corruption during his term

There is something strange about the way Philippine President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino reacts to certain issues that plague his administration. When the President talks about people who he thinks are corrupt, he usually goes into attack mode and lambasts them in front of his audience. This was evident when he shamed former Supreme Court […]

MTRCB slams Wowowillie for dancers’ skimpy attire

Too much flesh on Wowowillie? Willie Revillame is once again in hot water after the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) slapped a three-month probation on the popular noontime show after netizens supposedly complained about the skimpy outfits of its dancers featured in its 16th April episode. TV5 Network management which airs the […]