Me and Pepsi Paloma

Recently, one of the leading newspapers in the Philippines published an article about an old rape case. Though I wonder what the motivation is behind the resurfacing of this case, it also reminded me of the song Spolarium by the Eraserheads and its purported reference to the Pepsi Paloma rape case, and its subsequent whitewashing …

Let me scream

let me scream, tonight when angels are gazing sadly upon humanity. let me scream, allow this hunger to bare its fangs. this sole witness, allow it to ravage and feed on pity. let it devour apologies and feeble humility, stifled yet with eyes shining bright as a flame in this lonely night. let me scream, …

The year thus far

The year 2013 for me has been a seemingly endless series of parties at various clubs, hunting at singles bars, and searching for that perfect watering hole with the right blend of intellectuals and dreamers to have infinite discussions with. While there have been some (ok quite a few) not so great moments, in general …