The Bourne Videoke

Over dinner with friends this past weekend (yep, same friends with whom I watched Les Mis), talk turned towards the unintended socio-political satire that was The Bourne Legacy. Yes, the ending was still unforgivable, but one of us had this really insane idea: What if, in the middle of that ridiculous high-speed chase around Manila, Aaron Cross had lost his footing

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Today’s Post: The Thousand-Word Parody

And once again, my apologies, because this post has been brought to you by this screencap from the Esquire US website. 1) Yes, I went there. 2) Yes, I’ve waited *that long* for this picture to happen, and much longer for the cover photo as well. 2.5) Come on, folks! He’s smiling, for crying out loud! There is no guyliner

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A Few Stories, in 130 Letters or Less

This post is brought to you by the National Hero of the Philippines himself, Dr. Jose Rizal, who’s celebrating his 151st birthday today. Disclosure: Dr. Rizal grew up in the same province as my home town. By deductive logic, we can conclude that Erik Spoelstra’s family is also from the same province, though I doubt that Dr. Rizal would approve

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Stella Torres

is the author of the adult contemporary romances Save the Cake, Crushingly Close, and Nine Years Away, as well as the short story “Be Creative” in the anthology Kids These Days: Stories from Luna East Vol. 1.

In her previous life, she has worked in public relations, taught English as a second language, and even attended graduate school (twice!). She has lived in Indonesia, Honolulu, and Quezon City before moving back to her hometown of Los Banos, a few hours’ drive (with traffic) from the heart of Manila.

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