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Avocados and Coloring Books

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Every once in a while I just want to know what the hipsters are up to. For weeks all I could see on my Instagram feed were pictures of avocado on toast. Oh it’s… Continue reading

The Good Old Days of Maroon 5

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Hey, remember that time when Maroon 5 had really good songs with a legit funk vibe, beautiful melodies and imaginative lyrics? Before they invaded other people’s weddings (quite inconsiderately, I might add – if that… Continue reading

Dear Apple, WTF?

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Dear Apple, What the hell?!? First you give in to that harpy Taylor Swift and her newest, desperate call for attention / pretentious open letter. Now you’re dropping Bono’s Artists icon? Seriously, why? Just… Continue reading

The Great Escape (1963)

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Every few weeks we’d get stuck for a movie to watch on movie night, and the conversation would inevitably go like this: Witches’ coven: So, what are we watching tonight? Me: *pretends to… Continue reading

“Brave” – Idina Menzel

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Because I’m still hung over from her concert, and because I have a full-blown woman crush on her: here’s the video for my favorite solo Idina song, Brave: Beautiful lyrics (co-written by her, no… Continue reading

“If we had a spirit animal, it would be Idina.” – Idina Menzel in Manila, 7 June 2015

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No backup singers, no light show, no gimmicks. And after a couple of songs, no shoes even. Just Idina and her voice, which was flawless and spectacular. And it was more than enough.… Continue reading

“Thank you and good night.”

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It’s been a week since David Letterman left The Late Show, and I still feel blue about it. You know that feeling you get when you’re counting down the last few days of… Continue reading

The Week in Review

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Last week was like a punch in the face. Everything went wrong at work, and it felt like Monday lasted until Friday. Then of course Letterman signed off, and I cried like a… Continue reading

Today Is A Special Day

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Every year in May we set aside a day to celebrate the most special, most important person in our lives – Bono! Just kidding. Happy Mother’s Day Mom and to all the moms… Continue reading

“Still Want You” – Brandon Flowers

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The news that Brandon Flowers would release another solo album brought me a real sense of panic. I thought that The Killers were breaking up for good. When the band’s singer goes solo, more… Continue reading

May The 4th Be With You

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Just in time for May 4th, we started re-watching the Star Wars movies. I’ve been pushing my niece to watch because I just can’t fathom how anyone can miss out on such a… Continue reading

What Happened Here?

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Why all this carnage? Did a group of friends have a fight, and did they throw their frappuccinos at each other? Did they not like the blend and just gave up? Did a… Continue reading

“Feels Like Coming Home” – The Script Live in Manila, 17 April 2015

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This is the third time The Script has visited Manila, and it was such an amazing experience from start to finish that I want to write this post so I don’t forget anything… Continue reading

What Makes You Beautiful?

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Dove has done it again. By “it”, I mean come up with another annoying campaign supposedly aimed at empowering women but really is a stealth way of shaming them. In this new commercial, two… Continue reading

We Survived Monday!

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Hey, we did it! And to celebrate, let me share my music obsession of the week: Travie McCoy and Jason Mraz’ “Rough Water”. Just one of those songs that really gets inside your… Continue reading

Jesus Christ Superstar (1970)

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Holy Week is upon us, which in the Philippines means a week off work to observe religious rituals such as the Visita Iglesia, where you’re supposed to visit fourteen churches in one night;… Continue reading

Behind the Scenes: Man on a Wire

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Guys, IT WAS REAL. I really thought I was being gullible to think that Danny actually walked on a tightrope. But apparently it really happened! They were all harnessed, but still! I can’t… Continue reading

Happy My Birthday, Everyone!

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Well, technically it was two weeks ago, but it’s still March so it counts. My dream of having a TARDIS cake finally came true! Thanks to my niece. Our witches’ coven was complete… Continue reading

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