THE Eraserheads was just a band. Their reunion concert last August 30 at The Fort was only a gig. The whole shebang was simply all about the music. There are individuals, including the Eraserheads themselves, who want to believe the sentiments above were 100 percent true. But unfortunately, there was, is, and will be nothing just, only, and simple about the Eraserheads. As much as they wish otherwise, even the band knows it’s the truth. Continue reading Eraserheads: A New Chapter
THERE are days when her spirit threatens to break under the weight of guilt, reproach, and doubt, but she refuses to be vanquished. For Bianca, there are more important things to do than indulge in self-pity. There are promises to be kept and relationships to be salvaged. Continue reading Marie Claire: Bianca Gonzales: Picking Up The Pieces
ANGELICA Panganiban exceeds expectations and gives us a provocative glimpse of the femme fatale she’s soon be. This half-seraphim, half-vixen reveals to Cosmo her most private thoughts on ending relationships and renewing bonds. Continue reading Cosmopolitan: Heavenly Delight
THEY come in all shapes and sizes. But will they measure up to Mom?
Angel Aquino defies stereotypes, wears her heart on her sleeve, and loves fully. What can Filipinas learn from this strong, open-minded woman?She shares her love of wisdom with Irene Curtis. Photographs by Lilen Uy.
WE SATELLITES by ELECTRICO
Arguably Singapore’s hottest band, Electrico is a four-piece rock act credited for single-handedly reviving their country’s dormant music scene in 2004 with their debut album, So Much More Inside. Continue reading Music: We Satellites by Electrico
When life ends, something else is borne of it. What seemed like a meaningless, cruel act of fate turned into a deed that would ignite a chain reaction of goodwill throughout the nation. And in the middle of this drama is a bereaved mother who found solace and peace in a stirring end brought on by a heartbreaking tragedy Continue reading Miko sparks interest in organ donations
Ten years ago, 27-year-old Kurt Cobain put a shotgun into his mouth and pulled the trigger. Four days later, stunned disbelief blanketed mass consciousness before a violent burst of rage and suicidal anguish damned mainstream media and shoved shell-shocked souls to seek psychic comfort. The angsty grief of the Nineties’ disintegrated jeans culture sent the recording-pit into a cachinnating exploitation spree—exactly what the tormented Cobain tried to escape from.
ON the surface, Angelica Panganiban and Derek Ramsey depict perfectly mismatched images of light and darkness, of velvety softness and urbane toughness, of virginal sensuality and animal appeal. But as they say, opposites attract.
YOUTH IS A PRIME COMMODITY in show business―actors have to look, act, and live younger than they are. But in 2002, a 14-year-old newbie successfully played a 21-year-old law student in what would be a the critically-acclaimed teleserye (soap opera). In Kay Tagal Kitang Hinintay (Waited For So Long). Her name: Bea Alonzo.