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 …

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 …

Beer pa dai

Ganihang kaadlawn naglaroy-laroy ko sa mga hilit nga bahin sa sugbo sa tinguha nga akong subli mahimamat ang akong pagka-sugbuanon. Sa wa damha nga panghitabo, labaw pa ana ang akong nahimamat. Nassag ko sa bukirong bahin sa sugbo. Samtang naglakaw ko sa usa ka ngit-ngit nga dalan, nakakita ko’g hayag sa may unahan. Sa pagduol …

No blue skies

There is no such thing as the truth. The world is flat; humans don’t need oxygen; and the earth is the center of the solar system. Dragons, the winged and fire-breathing kind, did exist. So did unicorns and care bears. Politicians never lie, they just want to be politically correct. Left-handed people aren’t really left-handed, …