Select Page
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...
Built to die

Built to die

Adulthood does bring a lot of change into people. Either you mellow out and start appreciating life a bit more or you become ornery and be the mean bastard yelling at kids to get off the lawn. I think I’m more of the latter. Given my temperament, I was hoping...

The Push

Oh, the plateau. The realization that things have gone stale and stagnant to the point where you begin to sniff yourself just to check if you have started smelling of mothballs and mildew. I have been feeling that for the past few years ever since I earned my masters....

2010 life lessons

To be nearing 30 with no sense of accomplishment. It just plain sucks. It’s that point in your life where reality kicks you hard in the balls and leave you . Forget quarter-life crisis. 30 is the new 40, methinks and the epiphany of answering the “What...

Friendbucked

How pathetic (my writing) life can be? It’s been almost a month since I posted something on this blog and it’s not even something worth reading. December has always been a rush month for everyone especially for myself since there’s usually a lot...

Dispensing indiscriminate advice

People just love to give unsolicited advice. They’re annoying as they are but one thing that I really don’t like with people who do so is how many of them lead with “Tingnan mo ako…” (better translated as “Compare yourself to my...