Sa ika-pitong araw, nagpasya ang alkemista na magkampo nang mas maagsa kaysa sa dati. Lumipad ang halkon upang humanap ng makakain, at inialok ng alkemista sa binata ang kanyang lalagyan ng tubig.
The humor of “Captain Underpants” children’s books and the mature exploration of race and family violence by Nobel laureate Toni Morrison in “The Bluest Eye” would seem to have little in common.
By Pam Pastor
, Tatin Yang
Robert Blair Carabuena vs the MMDA traffic enforcer. John Paul Encinas vs the resto cashier. “Amalayer” vs the female guard. These examples of bad behavior all had one thing in common: YouTube. With every phone now equipped with a camera, in HD to boot, you have to always be on your best behavior lest someone upload your spectacular hissy fit on YouTube. But then, we are always supposed to be on our best behavior and the fear of being YouTubed shouldn’t be the main motivation for us to behave in public.
By Alya B. Honasan
One of the first erotic novels that made an impression on me when I was in grade school (hey, I was precocious, and my father was liberal) was a novel by then best-selling writer Harold Robbins, “The Betsy,” published in 1971 and set during the heyday of the automotive industry in Detroit in the roaring ’20s.