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The Selfie Phenomenon

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Selfie. It’s a new word coined by the social media generation. It means a self-portrait usually taken from a cellphone camera and posted to social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, etc. That’s my selfie on the left. My only other selfie is a picture of the back of my hand, where I had a henna tattoo from a… Read more »

Reimagined Superbook for the New Generation


    Kids these days get to watch a lot of shows on cable TV, a lot of which are mindless entertainment. Parents and guardians would be glad to know that the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is bringing back Superbook, an animated series for kids that features bible stories. The original Superbook was shown in local TV  some years back…. Read more »

Spring Film Festival To Celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year

7th Spring Film Festival

Cinephiles have a reason to rejoice. There’s a film festival opening this weekend that will screen movies for FREE. To celebrate the Chinese lunar new year, the Ricardo Leong Center for Chinese Studies of the Ateneo de Manila University will hold the Spring Film Festival at the ShangriLa Plaza Mall Cineplex from February 1 to 10, 2013. Now on its… Read more »

Have a Break, Watch A Movie (Movie Review: Rio)

    Off I go to the movies, and I choose “Rio.” Linda, the owner of a small bookshop in a small town in Minnesota, gets an unexpected visit from an ornithologist (a scientist who studies birds, or a bird freak, for short) named Tulio who is from Rio de Janeiro. Tulio convinces Linda to fly to Rio so that… Read more »