Pabebe Girl Power highlights Filipinos’ confusion: Are we individualists or collectivists?

There’s a case to be made for girl power growing stronger nowadays. I say that after seeing that Pabebe Girls video. Dude, they’re young girls making a statement. I suspect that the reason they copped so much derision is because of their, how do I put this politely, less-than-sosyal accents. I mean it’s easy for […]

7 reasons why PNoy’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) is wrong

During his fifth State of the Nation Address, President BS Aquino appeared frustrated at having to keep defending his Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) to the Filipino people. At some point during his speech, he became flustered and tried to fight back his tears. A lot of those who witnessed him being emotional felt sorry for […]

Seinfeld almost invented ‘friends with benefits’ in 1991!

Last night I watched a really hilarious episode of Seinfeld titled “The Deal”. The episode is really old. According to Wikipedia it was first aired way back in May 1991. The whole half hour of that episode centered around Seinfeld and Elaine experimenting with what we now call being “friends with benefits” (FWB). The really […]