Monthly Archives: October 2012

Friday ∗ 19 Oct 2012

Mario O’Hara’s swan song

is about you and me, culture and nation, desire and disappearance. please go see it.

Thursday ∗ 18 Oct 2012

Desire and disappearance in “Stageshow”*

It is rare that a stage production brings me to tears, and I remember two that have: Repertory Philippines’ “Next Fall” and Atlantis Productions’ “Next To Normal.” An empty stage, a small group of actors, a filled heart for “Stageshow.” Yet, it seems to be an injustice to “Stageshow” that I would compare it at all to these. Because here is a Mario O’Hara text, brought to life by Tanghalang Pilipino, making it an all-original Filipino production. And did I… Continue reading »

Wednesday ∗ 17 Oct 2012

on kabastusan and Akbayan

because to me the ultimate kabastusan, what is truly disgusting, is to pretend to be of the marginalized, when you are so obviously already in prized posts in Malacanang, and at this point are coming off as a presidential sister, too. you might imagine your kabastusan the acceptable kind, but you are no better than Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo making her son and allies run for partylist rep. for all your anti-GMA rhetoric PNoy, you are becoming like her in many ways. complete… Continue reading »

Thursday ∗ 04 Oct 2012

wanted: cyber righteous indignation

notes on day 1 of the Cybercrime Law’s enforcement: or is gov’t paying attention? 1. no, because the senators who are now for amending it are only talking about the libel clause. that is not the only problem with this law. 2. no, because while i’ve done it for my social media accounts and other blogs, i know it is easy to ignore the blacked out sites and the blacked out profile pics and cover photos on twitter and FB.… Continue reading »

Tuesday ∗ 02 Oct 2012

Cybercrime ba ‘to ser? Rally: October 2 2012!

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