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Back from the Dead*

Mr. Z woke up to find that he was supposed to be dead. He had come from a long hike the day before. When he got to his apartment, where he lived alone, the first thing on his mind was to upload the photos in his camera to Facebook. But he was tired. Sleep took… Continue reading Back from the Dead*

Two Cents · Unpopular Opinion

Of Resignation and Frustration

The floods that have swamped most of Manila, with at least 11 people dead and a quarter-million having fled their homes, seem to have caused little public anger over further municipal dysfunction in the densely populated capital of more than 10 million. […] A “mood meter” on the Rappler news portal let people register their feelings. By… Continue reading Of Resignation and Frustration

Two Cents · Unpopular Opinion

The Bayo “What’s Your Mix?” Campaign: this post is 80% rant

For days now, I’ve been trying to figure out why I was so outraged by Bayo’s “What’s your mix?” campaign. It may have been the first paragraph: This is just all about MIXING and MATCHING. Nationalities, moods, personalities and of course your fashion pieces. Call it biased, but the mixing and matching of different nationalities… Continue reading The Bayo “What’s Your Mix?” Campaign: this post is 80% rant