The Best and Worst of “Of Manila” Twitter Accounts

Of Manil Twitter Accounts of Manila

It all started with a few chuckles and some legitimate laugh-out-loud moments as @TitasOfManila began running roughshod over Twitter. Then it spawned a bunch of copycat accounts which, like most things on the Internet, quickly turned into a nitro-powered bandwagon of legitimately hilarious and undeniably unfunny — not to mention offensive — Of Manila Twitter accounts. And like most bandwagons, it is destined to …

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My Birthday Wish List

My birthday is tomorrow, September 29th. I don’t really feel like celebrating it because, if you haven’t heard, we’re in a state of calamity right now because of Tropical Storm Ketsana (Ondoy). I’m writing this wish list as an appeal to you, my readers. I know there’s not a lot of you, but I know there’s enough of you out …

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Cory Aquino: Icon of Democracy

Corazon Aquino: Icon of Democracy

Please allow me this short blog entry so I can pay my respects to the former Philippine president, Cory Aquino. This is what I really see her as. She’s not just an old woman who wears yellow a lot. She was a symbol of peace, truth and hope. She was a beacon of faith. She was a mother to a …

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Quickie History Lessons: Philippine Independence

Greetings, readers of this Internet journal! I, Lord Bigus Baddiesworth IV, once again welcome you to this little  web log series called Quickie Histoy Lessons! Today is the 12th of June, 2009 and it is the 111th year of Philippine Independence. “Independence from what?” you might ask. Well, dear intrepid web log visitor, do I have a short story for …