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Notes to my 13-year-old self


A few weeks ago, my friend produced a play called “13.” It was about a 13-year-old boy moving out of New York into this small town in Indiana, where he tried desperately to fit in.

Posted: September 22nd, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Super | Read More »

Going, going–go


For a 20-something-year-old, art appreciation can often feel like pure window-shopping, or to the more cynical, an exercise in snootiness. Galleries are beautiful shrines of artworks whose prices are more the taste of champagne-drinking 50-year-olds, and the image reproduced in the gallery brochure, website, someone’s camera often, becomes unintentionally more accessible to the rest of us (just like the wine at exhibit openings).

Posted: September 15th, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

‘Ang Nawawala’ goes big time


I can’t believe I am writing about “Ang Nawawala” again. It’s not because I feel like I have spoken about this film more than brand ambassadors do ice cream (I actually have) but because “Ang Nawawala” is finally having its run at mainstream theaters beginning Sept. 12.

Posted: September 8th, 2012 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

An Ale Mary pass: Katipunan Craft Ale


Hand-washed. Hand-labeled. Hand-capped. Manila might be witnessing the beginning of a small uprising in the hands of four bros with the ferment of their labor: Katipunan Craft Ale.

Posted: August 25th, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

Lost in translation


This piece started out as a letter to a friend of mine, because I felt that my silence abandoned her in the unforgiving density of Tokyo; and I mean “abandon” not in the traditional sense of the word, but by reducing her experience to something she could live through easily.

Posted: August 18th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »