Why The Words “Filipino” and “Porn” Go Together

This post builds on something I said in a post on my personal online journal, “PPP Is Really Pinoy Poverty Porn” and recent news saying that the National Telecommunications Commission will soon be requiring ISPs to implement carrier grade monitoring programs in compliance with RA 9775 or the Philippine Anti-child pornography law. Formally defined, porn or […]

Hey GI, ten dollah, love ya long time…

I read with interest benign0’s recent piece Is the sex trade all Filipinos have to offer to visiting US troops?. It was quite an eye-opener for me. I realize now why this country is screwed. We not only have an inept government, we also have idiots leading the “activist” movements that are supposed to be […]

Is the sex trade all Filipinos have to offer to visiting US troops?

Apparently certain Filipino activists think so. Spokesperson for Pagkakaisa ng Kababaihan para sa Kalayaan (Kaisa Ka) Proleta Gomez, in a statement implied that the “support” the United States Armed Forces receives from the Philippines as it increases its troop deployment there under new agreements with the Philippine government is likely to be mainly in the […]

‘Metro Manila’ – (The Film): Anything but Cliché

To a jaded moviegoer who thinks he has seen it all, “Metro Manila” offers a compelling reason for viewers to revisit Philippine cinema. I was recently invited for the press screening of “Metro Manila” last Tuesday August 13, at “The Block” in SM North Edsa. “Metro Manila” was directed by the UK’s Academy Award nominee […]

Bolitas culture: Penile implants and the Filipino male ego!

Lol! It’s one thing to be butt-hurt, but to be dick-hurt? I just read the article The Strange Sexual Quirk of Filipino Seafarers and I must say, that one deserves a place in the WTF Hall of Fame! Many Filipino sailors make small incisions in their penises and slide tiny plastic or stone balls — […]

To all you judgmental Filipinos: prostitutes are people too

So what is wrong with prostitution? It is supposedly wrong in the Philippines because the profession has turned its practitioners into some sort of “untouchable” class. Filipinos consider prostitutes to be unclean indecent people who ought to be shunned. As the thinking of the chattering classes goes, prostitution is “dehumanizing” because of this. Thinking lowly […]