Thursday, October 28

The Culturist

The breast talk: Uncommon conversations that matter

The breast talk: Uncommon conversations that matter

Culture, The Culturist
by CHRISTINE JANINE T. CORTEZ INSUFFICIENT breast health education may feel frightening for women who live in a critical society that may have far-fetched body standards and expectations. At present, a social media disease known as “boob shaming” is becoming a trending stigma and a poor habit that cultivates within the harmful side of society and the internet. This form of social discrimination and unsolicited attack is manifested when the public criticizes how women’s breasts look.  The issue is often hardly discussed or brought to people’s attention because a majority may think that breast talk is merely a joke that is either too personal or too sexual. Why breast awareness is vital to women  Breast Cancer Awareness Month every October is a campaign inspired by a globa
Why I Don’t Watch Filipino Teleseryes

Why I Don’t Watch Filipino Teleseryes

Culture, The Culturist
by JOHN PATRICK A. MAGNO RANARA THE COVID-19 pandemic is still showing no signs of waning. With the new Delta variant, where the virus is more transmissible, it’s as if we had gone back from scratch. Like the early days of the pandemic, many of us are again filled with fear of stepping out of our homes. Fortunately, we have the technology to keep us company. Western shows and Korean dramas have become more popular than ever as streaming services such as Netflix, YouTube Premium, and iFlix have become a go-to entertainment for many of us. Teleseryes, as you all may know, are a staple element in Pinoy entertainment, characterized as melodramatic shows that portray social realities experienced by Filipinos. They have existed since the 1960s and continue to dominate the world of o