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Posts featuring conversations, news items, things, people, behavior, commercials, and a whole bunch of other things that just make you drop your jaws and mouth, “What the fuck…?”

Old people keep out

I was browsing the Cherry Mobile site earlier to see if their phones are looking any better these days, and I have to say I was impressed with what I saw. It might still be a while before I consider … Continue reading

December 12, 2011 by Lynn
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Providing idiots with their own soapboxes

That’s Philippine media, or the unfortunate state of media in general nowadays. Now I do not like Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo at all, but I especially dislike how reporters like turning to Joseph Estrada and asking him what he thinks of what’s … Continue reading

December 09, 2011 by Lynn
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Disdain for the infertile

My mother was a dedicated viewer of 100 Days to Heaven on ABS-CBN. I found the show all right and Xyriel Manabat tolerable, unlike many child stars who are too aware of their cuteness and precociousness, and thus turn up … Continue reading

December 04, 2011 by Lynn
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Cultivating insecurity

The media already does a fine job trying to demolish people’s self-esteem, and it seems like the speed of technological changes these days has created a new niche in which people can tuck themselves away and batter themselves for not … Continue reading

October 28, 2011 by Lynn
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You don’t need this stuff

Perhaps I just don’t know many guys, but as far as I can tell guys either don’t like seeing a boatload of makeup on girls’ faces or they can’t really tell the difference. That’s why I find this article particularly … Continue reading

October 14, 2011 by Lynn
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Instant backlash

I had no idea that the statement made by the new Tourism chief, Ramon Jimenez, could even be misinterpreted and hotly debated. One line he said basically made it to the headlines right away, when he said that the Philippines … Continue reading

September 01, 2011 by Lynn
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Ooh, colorful napkins

This calls for a disbelieving gape and a “What the actual fuck?” Express yourself with new KOTEX® LUXE* Ultrathin Design pads, the first pad with attractive color designs to reflect your personal sense of style. Oh my, yes, sanitary napkins … Continue reading

August 11, 2011 by Lynn
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Making an honest woman

I only caught the news report in passing earlier at noon, but the story I heard was that a 15-year-old girl was raped and the perpetrator was already caught. The guy was mumbling some explanation to the reporter and ended … Continue reading

July 26, 2011 by Lynn
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Ooh, look, a fluffy bunny!

Not too long ago, the RH bill debate dominated the Philippine news cycle. The networks couldn’t get over it, spotlighting the topic through televised debates and constant polls on news shows. For some reason, the divorce bill elbowed the RH … Continue reading

June 27, 2011 by Lynn
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Happy 8th

I’m filing this article under the heading “Screw you, I can say whatever the hell I want to my boyfriend because we’ve reached the point where we’re no longer tiptoeing around each other,” although honestly, you wouldn’t catch me saying … Continue reading

June 26, 2011 by Lynn
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