“Natural” Talents and Pinoy Pride

I recently realized one thing about Filipino belief in Pinoy Pride. It is likely based on the idea of natural talents. Notice that Pinoy Pridists highlight Filipino “talents,” and imply that talent is always inborn. Also, notice what Yellow propagandist Edwin Lacierda said one time: that “The Filipino has an innate advantage when it comes […]

True Pinoy Pride: Nurse to stay at job despite singing star chance

Now here is Pinoy Pride worth mentioning. Dubai-based nurse Mariella “Yelle” Gutierrez Castro has a chance to take the path to fame. Ms. Castro has recorded two songs in her repertoire under GMA Records, “Bubble” and “Escape.” She proves that she has talent. She can write songs, as well as sing and play instruments. She […]

Lea, Anne, and Onions

The Araneta Coliseum swarmed with Anne Curtis fans as the actress sang her way to musical stardom. The said concert, entitled “Annebisyosa,” took place last January 28, 2012, filling the coliseum with people eager to see Anne and her “newfound talent” in singing. Anne was well-received by Filipinos as she started dominating the music industry […]