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Huwag Magpigil Seryoso

Huwag Magpigil Seryoso

Literary
Huwag Magpigil Seryoso ni Ynca Ann Eve Duerme Isang parodiya sa tulang “Ang Huling Tula Na Isusulat Ko Para Sa'yo” ni Juan Miguel Severo Ito na ang huling tula na isusulat ko para sa’yo. Pangako ‘yan, at totoo. Sa pagdami ng taong kay dulas magsalita at sa pagdami ng mga indibidwal na ipinapako sa pader ang kanilang bawat gunita, dito kita ihihimlay sa pahinang ito, dito kung saan walang tugma’t sukat o ritmo, kung saan gagamitin ko ang kahit na anong kataga, letra, salita upang ilabas ang imbiyerna sa mga ipinanukala mo. Di ko alam kung gaano magiging kahaba, kung kasya ba sa isang piyesa o isang pahina dahil hindi naman lahat nasasabi sa dulo. Pero pangako ‘yan, ito na ang huling tula na isusulat ko para sa’yo. Wala akong pakialam kung abutin man tayo ng buong maghapon pero kaila...
Beard, Beer, and Bribery: BAYAW on the Road to Presidency

Beard, Beer, and Bribery: BAYAW on the Road to Presidency

Features
IT IS past eight o'clock in the evening. Only noise from a few crew members fill the Aksyon TV studio as they begin shooting a short episode of a documentary show. Suddenly, a man wearing his “daddy fit” orange polo shirt walks into the room—beer belly first—and takes a seat at the anchor's table. In a minute, this mustachioed man starts talking, making it clear why he has been leading in the recent polls. BAYAW-graphy Prophetic could be one way to describe the life story of the country’s most suave presidential candidate. Orphaned only days after his birth, Bayaw (played by Jun Sabayton) was found by his rich adoptive parents inside a basket floating in a river before he was settled in a manger. He recalls his parents’ story that he was visited by the “Three Mocha Girls,’’ who fol...