Weekend With Andre

Status: SICK! TONSILITIS! My first this year. Music: Mad – Ne-Yo | Poker Face – Lady GaGa Last year, my friend Andre introduced Diego to me. And right then, I fell in love. Diego was just soooo nice and cool and fashionable and affordable. Oh, sorry, I’m talking about the store. DIEGO Store. Their items,…

10 National Stereotypes Debunked: You Are Not Your Country

Heaven is where the cooks are French, the police are British, the mechanics are German, the lovers are Italian and everything is organized by the Swiss. Hell is where the cooks are British, the police are German, the mechanics are French, the lovers are Swiss, and everything is organized by the Italians. This is an…

Similes and Metaphors

HEADACHE On the way to my boss’s house for a little booze session last Friday night, I couldn’t help bitching about my terrible headache. I was sitting in the backseat with Mads. Yoshke: Gaaaahd, my head aches like hell. Mads: Why? Yoshke: I dunno. But the street lights hurt my eyes, too. Everything’s too bright.…

We Crash Like Planes Do

I don’t want to start this blogging year with an emo entry but I really have got something emo to say. And I’ve got to say this now. Even before I hit puberty, my friends have been emigrating — to Canada, to the US. That’s why back then, I developed some sort of hatred towards…

Top 10 Most Unforgettable Horror Films

Note: The list includes Hollywood films only. And these are not a list of the best horror movies but the most unforgettable for me. This is my list after all. Haha. This was originally written for crunkish.com. I know this post is too late for the Halloween but what the heck. Why do we love…

The Jologs Factor

I remember this one time I was having a few rounds of beer with my friends Jon and Marck somewhere in Metrowalk when the conversation suddenly made a sharp curve onto “Jologs Avenue.” I was shocked but delighted to learn that they had a jologs side, too. And it made me wonder if my friend…

The People Around Us

SIR HUBERT On the way to the Subterranean River Park, we were being briefed by our Tour Guide. He was telling us many interesting things about Palawan. One of us, itago na lang natin sa pangalang Sir Hubert, asked, “San magandang mamalengke dito sa Puerto Princesa?? At sumagot si Tour Guide, “Sa palengke po.? Tama…

Top 10 Ways to Ask for a Raise or Promotion

As one RD quote goes, “the moment you settle for less than you deserve, you’ll get even less than you settle for.? It maybe very painful to hear but this is true. Salary is the primary reason we work our butts off all day. But not all jobs pay well. And even if our present…