Three Reasons Filipinos Take Pageants Seriously

It is already the nth day after the Miss Universe beauty pageant and a hell lot of Filipinos are still agog and aghast about it as they keep yakking about the win of Miss Philippines in the contest even to the point of mentioning it to everyone whether they give a damn or not. I […]

Episode X: Mar Mar Binks Runs for President

In a galaxy not so far away… (Scene: the planet Pailofbeans. A great hall. Two Jedi, a Master and his Padawan, are talking) Master Englund: You seem troubled my young padawan. Padawan: Yes, Master Englund. I am confused. Chaos abounds in the Republic. Our senate is ineffective and corrupt. We used to be the second […]

Happy and independent, is the Filipino?

How timely! A triumphant Fil-Am donning the PH flag-at-war during the 28th SEA Games in Singapore! Whoever stitched that on, must have been inspired by the honest mistake of the website of the Office of the President’s in May 2011! Ah this “wardrobe malfunction” just makes me go on a throwback on a May 2011 […]

It won’t be much of a Mother’s day for Mary Jane, Celia and PH

There was an outpour of sympathy from Indonesians and Filipinos for Mary Jane Veloso, days before she had to face her death sentence by firing squad in Indonesia. Mary Jane is a Filipina MOTHER who has been declaring her innocence over a conviction for drug trafficking since Day 1 of her 5-year ordeal. The hashtags: […]

The call of Pope Francis turned to cash.

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the Argentine Jesuit of Italian bloodline, assumed the Papacy as Pope Francis on March 13, 2013 and it has never been the same for the Catholic faith as the refreshing messages on unity, humility and respect transcends religious boundaries. The large crowd which the Pope drew from predominantly Buddhist Sri Lanka (nbcnews.com) is evidence of […]

“PH Society, be my bitch!” says They!

If my eyes can taste, these images leave with me a flavor that’s one for an up chuck! Both bilious are  Stylebible.ph‘s photo of the S & M tinged number taken at a sexually amped-up “fashion” show of a leading garment brand and the viral shirt photo posted by a writer as it was being […]

Minsan may Isang Puta

Tingin ng mga bobong kapitbahay ko, puta daw ako. Nagpapagamit, binabayaran. Sabi nila, ako daw ang pinakamaganda at pinakasikat sa aming lugar noon. Di ko nga alam kung sumpa ito, dahil dito naletse ang kinabukasan ko. Tara, makinig ka muna sa kwento ko, yosi muna tayo. Alam mo, maraming lumapit sa akin. Nagkagusto at naakit. […]

How a PISO defined a child…

The breezy morning at the inner gnarled streets of Baclaran yielded not only bags of fresh Caimito and Singkamas but the opportunity to commute with this boy. He is Allen Nuñez, a Grade 5 student of Baclaran Central Elementary School. He was seated on the lap of a teenage-looking boy in civilian clothes, when I […]