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Philippine Idol – 8th Elimination

(He’s got the skinny, take it away Jove) One visitor posted a question here last night after the show. She was asking me if I was one of those inside the Philippine Idol theatre who cried after the elimination of Pow Chavez. The answer’s no. Why? Because I was Read more »

Cracking the Code Nobody Should Care About

Around spring of this year was the screening of one of the most controversial films ever produced based on the novel of the same title: The Da Vinci Code. And in no less than three occasions, I received an e-mail quoting a certain Ted Baehr about a petition Read more »

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Pacquiao finishes Morales with electric third-round KO

(AP) LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao finished this trilogy with the flair befitting a movie star, knocking down Erik Morales three times on the way to a third-round knockout victory Saturday night in the super featherweights’ third meeting in 20 months.

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Imelda Marcos launches jewelry collection

(AP) MANILA, Philippines: Imelda Marcos — wife of the late Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos — launched a jewelry line on Saturday which she described as “both worthless and priceless,” but would entitle the buyer to a piece of the glamorous former first lady.

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Bush thanks Philippines for Pinay White House chef

(I guess we should be proud that the person who heads the White House kitchen is Pinay. Still, we can’t help this feeling of ambivalence and simply be amazed at the reach of our overseas ‘domestics’. Tsk tsk. Like we said, we’re a bit torn on this piece Read more »

Morales: Pacquiao has no defense, no technique

Erik “El Terrible” Morales of Mexico expressed confidence as he warned Manny Pacquiao on the eve of the scheduled official weigh-in on Friday (Saturday RP time) for the much awaited return grudge fight dubbed “The Grand Finale” at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.