Category Archives: Pop Culture

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Why NexCon3 wasn’t worth the hype

Monday, 11 April 2016 | Written by
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As an avid comic book fan who frequents the annual geek fests in our country year after year, I haven’t actually had the chance to attend previous NexCons before. This being the third, I was expecting a nerd-gasmic experience as it claims to be the biggest fantasy and sci-fi event in the country. Unfortunately, after spending some time at the…Read More »

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2016’s versus trend: When superheroes couldn’t get along

Tuesday, 5 April 2016 | Written by
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2016 will henceforth be known as the year superheroes couldn’t get along! Everybody’s fighting and it’s getting out of hand! Who do you even side with when friends are fighting friends and heroes are fighting heroes? Daredevil vs Punisher – Netflix’ Daredevil (March 18) Daredevil’s vigilantism has inspired another breed of vigilante; one that’s more ruthless and more conclusive than…Read More »

Halloween season is here!

Costume themes so easy they’re embarassing

Thursday, 29 October 2015 | Written by
Halloween season is here!

Halloween is fast approaching and I am so excited! I’m a grown man but the idea of dressing up, even for just one night a year, still excites me! It’s an excuse to shed off your normal self for something fresh and radical! But alas, I’m very much aware that I am the minority in this. Some people are too…Read More »

Talk about genre diversity!

5 Awesome gifts for geeks this Christmas

Thursday, 4 December 2014 | Written by
Talk about genre diversity!

I’ve been to a lot of bazaars and when I’m there, I’m always on the lookout for cool and unique items that cater to my pop culture love! And with Christmas just around the corner, and as the upstanding, publicly responsible nerd that I am, I wish to share a few of my favorite finds! Here are my top 5…Read More »

Local TV's most unconventional hosts: Bogart the Explorer, Ramon Bautista, Lourd De Veyra, Tado Jimenez

4 Local hosts who prove it’s possible to be zany and witty at the same time

Saturday, 23 August 2014 | Written by
Local TV's most unconventional hosts: Bogart the Explorer, Ramon Bautista, Lourd De Veyra, Tado Jimenez

Seeing them host onscreen makes us believe that even seemingly-ordinary people like us could make it big and be famous. These celebrities prove that as long as you have the talent, you could still be popular and shine! Here are some of the country’s most unconventional hosts who captivate us with their punch-drunk humor and wit, and make us glued to our…Read More »

The new Thor

The day Thor became a woman

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 | Written by
The new Thor

“This is not She-Thor. This is not Lady Thor. This is not Thorita. This is THOR. This is the THOR of the Marvel Universe. But it’s unlike any Thor we’ve ever seen before.” – Jason Aaron, ‘Thor’ series writer Superheroes are for boys as Barbies are for girls. It just makes sense. So when Marvel decided to make a change…Read More »

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Comic-Con 2014 Highlights

Sunday, 27 July 2014 | Written by
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Now on its 45th year, the Comic Con International continues to draw comic aficionados, movie, TV and science fiction fanatics to the largest convention that celebrates the contribution of comics to arts and culture. San Diego Comic-Con started in 1970 as a one-day mini conference at the Grant Hotel in downtown San Diego. From only 300 atteendees back then, Comic-Com…Read More »

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Rainy days with the Rak of Aegis

Thursday, 5 June 2014 | Written by
Rak of Aegis

Rainy days are almost here again. For many it is a relief after the scorching heat has burned all of us these past months. But for others, especially in low areas, the rainy season means a season of flood and possible disasters again. But also this season, a refreshing play is about to re-open that Filipinos would definitely relate to.…Read More »

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