Failing critical discourse

Failing critical discourse

All that noise about Pacquiao probably wouldn’t die soon. Too bad in the midst of all of this, a lot is happening beyond a boxer’s unenlightened comments and the hate it stirred. In my circle of literary people, here’s what has happened just in the...

Language killers

Not many “intellectuals” appreciate Internet memes. No one can deny though, the power of the viral to spread both information and culture among a great many. Many of us played bash the politician in the Pangandaman – De la Paz issue. While the case...

Bring on the bigotry

My previous post on the Loverage 3 aftermath surely got some mileage. Thanks to the people who linked to it via Plurk and their blogs. Quite interesting reads too from Manolo and Marocharim. I surely left some blurred and unexplained details in that one which now...

Death by jargon

A tip for lawyers and law students. As professionals you have to deal with your clients. Mind you that, in the future, when we pay you your retainers and per-hour/per-case rates, we’re paying you to translate law to a language we can understand (and guide us in...