I remember him now – that guy on TV, the one who landed third place in Hear Ye, Theatre Calls. I can’t believe he lost to farmer boy, Venoit… but it is expected; Venoit performed better – best, I mean. The battle of a talent attuned to popular taste versus skill and expertise harnessed by training and theoretical knowledge. Continue reading “Frio who had an Afro”
On TV, Elemento runs. Scenes of children in uniform running and playing. I’m taken back to my childhood, when I was in my elementary school uniform – running and playing and having fun like the boys on TV.
The kid I’m watching is swapped with an Elemento. I’m not sure how that happens, but as far as I know, when an elemento is involved, there’s a swapping… of “elements”, so to speak.
Something happened to Resorts World Manila. She did not know what that was – Cerese, who stays at home and has two windows to the world – the television and the internet. Continue reading “Something Happened to Resorts World Manila”
“I want to be single again,” she said.
“What do you mean?” he asked.
“You know… after the baby and all the rush of settling down to save face, to cover up sins, and to justify our relationship before people, I miss being single. I need to be single again” Continue reading “Gael’s Ride”
Raul Saev and his two siblings were lying in bed. The moon shone brightly elsewhere, but not in their area. Raul looked out of the window. The moon was full and bright, but for some unknown reason, Continue reading “The Inang”
It’s fascinating to see how Philippine humor evolves. I didn’t get to see it from the beginning, but I just know that it changed over the times. I’m not a humorous person, I believe, but I know when humor is at my door. I get a sense of “patriotic pride” knowing that Pinoys found their own “humor-niche”. Continue reading “The Pinoy Hugot Niche”