The Lowdown

A Time Machine To 2022

I’ve been so busy these past few weeks that I did not even notice that it’s the 30th of June already: the day Bongbong Marcos will officially take over the presidency after that brutal and miserable election season.

I did … read more

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Hope, Joy, Love, Peace

This is an excerpt of my closing monologue script for SFC Angeles’ Acoustic Night 2016. It’s a different time but I believe this monologue still applies to the current state of our society. The theme of the night is “hope, read more

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Common Decency is Dead

That’s it. We’re screwed as a nation. Common decency is dead, and I don’t expect Filipinos to have a proper dialogue and an initiative to unite and fix our issues, at least in my lifetime.

I get it. The former … read more

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That Old Melody

I was in a mall a few days ago. Walking around, I heard this old song No Touch by the legendary Juan Dela Cruz band. It’s one of those songs that as a Filipino Millennial I usually hear my titosread more

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The Cost of Winning

“Nothing is black-and-white, except for winning and losing, and maybe that’s why people gravitate to that so much.” – Steve Nash

As I grew up, I’ve learned a few things about winning and losing. Winning feels good. Losing feels bad. … read more