My Top 10 Favorite Voices in Music


10. Glenn Shorrock I only know one Little River Band album – and it’s their Greatest Hits. But my brother used to play that incessantly and the record sleeve was always prominently displayed… Continue reading

[Guest Post] Poetry by Colourful Poet


Admin’s note: Mister Beebop is glad to welcome our first guest blogger, Colourfulpoet! Here we feature her poem ‘Wisdom’. Wisdom She fell And she knew, She learned A lesson or two. She fell And… Continue reading

Boy Bands 101


Every girl goes through a boy band phase, and anyone who denies it is lying. My nieces are crazy about One Direction, and the poor things think that they’re actually a boy band. Dear… Continue reading

The Shawshank Redemption (1994) – “Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.”


*River Song voice* Spoilers.  Shawshank Redemption is based on the Stephen King novel Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption. Why they removed the gorgeous Rita from their title still baffles me. I decided to see… Continue reading

10 Best Panic! At The Disco Songs


Panic! At The Disco is a band that originated from Las Vegas and was formed in 2004 but became famous in 2005. It was first made up by friends Ryan Ross, Spencer Smith,… Continue reading

If ‘Back to the Future’ Happened in the Philippines…


  (Also, instead of a DeLorean, the time machine would be a jeepney.)

Persuasion – Jane Austen


Mansfield Park was a test in perseverance. Emma was an enjoyable read, and revived my faith in Jane Austen. But Persuasion blows them out of the water. It’s the story of the noble Anne Elliott… Continue reading

The Chalet School Books and Why I’m Obsessed with Them


Frühstück. Abendessen. The Speisesaal. Kafee und Kuchen. If you’re familiar with these words, chances are it’s because you’re as obsessed with the ‘Chalet School’ books as I am (or maybe you just know German). The… Continue reading

Ballet Philippines’ ‘Swan Lake’ – The Weight of Expectations


I went to see Ballet Philippines’ production of Swan Lake, and it was an eye-opening experience. It was my first time to see this venerable ballet, but I didn’t do any research beforehand,… Continue reading

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