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The problem with online advertising videos

by reynz on April 19, 2014

Dear online advertisers, I understand that there are only two silos in the online world; the advertisers and us whom you call freeloaders. I know, without you, internet would not be free. It is my belief, however, that you’re not getting it. For a minute, you haul us dictatorially into your world. It’s a mute […]

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Super Bowl 2014

by reynz on February 2, 2014

(Photo Credits: Matthew Emmons, USA Today) In America today, a major major religious event will be happening at the holy land of New Jersey. After the religious event, riots and fire descend. They seem to have this severe fantasy of burning tires mostly. Then, there’s the ceremonial but actual breaking of the glass, looting stores, […]

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Rose Fostanes, winner of X Factor Israel

January 15, 2014
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Dear Rose Fostanes, This is your life in bohemian rhapsody. It’s simply the best. You were born this way. You are more beautiful than Valerie. Even if you went through some purple rain in the past, you can no longer say you have nothing. Girl! You did it your way! Your life has now changed. […]

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“Do Filipinos speak English?”

January 2, 2014
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I was talking to a friend in Charleston. I was surprised to find out that despite the good number of Filipinos in the area, she knows very little of the Philippines! She asked me if Filipinos speak English! Then, I remember this article I ran into a few weeks ago. So, I’ve reprinted it here. […]

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The Filipino meaning of “Ubuntu”

December 29, 2013
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Boyd Vart in his talk at TED spoke about a herd of elephants, looking after the welfare of the young elephant. I can’t help but think of a different herd. The herd that took over P10 billion pesos from all of us. The herd that buys justice. The herd that continually diverts what should have […]

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Filipino Cab Driver Returns $300,000 Left Behind In Back Seat

December 28, 2013
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He is Filipino and proud of him. A poker player who left $300,000 in the back seat of a Las Vegas taxi made good on his promise this week, handing over a $10,000 reward to the honest cabbie who returned the stash. Yellow Checker Star Cab Company CEO Bill Shranko confirmed Friday that Gerardo Gamboa […]

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my 2013 year in review

December 27, 2013
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As we say goodbye to 2013, I can’t help but summarize it in one word. Bizarre. And while there were 11 other insane things that happened during the year, the political campaign agendas intersecting with the Yolanda catastrophe caps them all out as the most bizarre of them all. Here’s my 2013 year in review: […]

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Watch X Factor Israel Live

December 26, 2013
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Watch X Factor Live here: Live streaming video by Ustream Digg Stumble Upon Del.icio.us Buzz

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Softdrinks porn

December 26, 2013
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I read that Nueva Ecija Rep. Estrellita Suansing has filed a bill that would impose a 10 percent ad valorem tax on soft drinks and carbonated beverages sold in bottles and other tight containers. Don’t worry people. Filipinos are resilient and can rise above all these tax calamities. Digg Stumble Upon Del.icio.us Buzz

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right to one’s opinion

December 25, 2013
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Sarah Palin rushed to defend Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson’s explicit anti-gay comments. Weird, Palin didn’t even bother to read what Robertson actually said before defending him. So, while I respect the rights of other people to say stupid stuff, they should also respect my rights to mock those who say stupid stuff. Digg Stumble […]

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