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Their bread and butter


Man cannot live on bread alone, or so the Bible admonishes, but some 25,000 mostly mom-and-pop bakeries around the country definitely can.

Posted: October 5th, 2014 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Stepping Into Grandma’s Shoes

(Cover photo by Jilson Seckler Tiu)

If the sins of the father cannot be visited on the son, does that put Marcos grandson Fernando Martin “Borgy” Manotoc in the clear?

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Another serving of Hotdog


It may have been some 40 years since the seminal band Hotdog burst on the scene and served up music never before heard over Philippine airwaves, but the power of this group led by brothers Dennis and Rene Garcia to get people on their feet and dancing has hardly diminished.

Posted: August 3rd, 2014 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

British jazz group not exactly Incognito in Manila


Jean-Paul “Bluey” Maunick of British group Incognito knew as early as 1975 when he watched the “Thrilla in Manila” starring Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier that the Philippines would be among the countries thathe would visit and bring his music to.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Hating Erwan Heussaff

erwan cover

Don’t hate Erwan Heussaff (pronounced U-Ssaf) for being this close to perfection. And yes, you’re bound to think just looking at him that there’s no justice in this world.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »