characterization, essays, grunge, Philippines, rants

An Open Letter

Dear people outside of the Philippines who have seen The Bourne Legacy: By now you’re probably wondering why Filipinos are suddenly up in arms over how we were “portrayed” in the movie, about how Manila was shown as a noisy, cramped, and possibly “stinky” urban wasteland. Those of us in the Philippines who are angry about this say that we’re being…

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essays, rants

Today’s Dispatch: BURN THIS.

Dear FHM Philippines: THIS is what you call hot? Let me put it this way for you, in case you did not get the memo already: We Pinays have a lot of problems with the messages we get from the likes of you. We do not need to be told that we’re not sexy enough because our thighs are not…

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