Showing posts from August, 2011

August 27 To September 2

Special Features: Why I Love Dolphy, Why The World Needs Show Business Reprint Feature: Moammar Ghadafi – The King of Kings – Insane? Videos: Rare Dophy-Panchito clip, Dolphy and Niño Muhlach in Lino Brocka’s Ang Tatay Kong Nanay, Cheche Lazaro’s The Probe Profiles, The storming of Ghadafi’s Bab al-Azizya in Tripoli, Christian Bautista’s I’m Already King Artists of the Week: Rockstar, Roeder, Tavares

Why The World Needs Show Business

Sociologists invariably look at the show business of a particular country because it best determines the level of sophistication of its culture. Here in the Philippines, show business is a way of life for the average Filipino -- even if most of us never appear on the limelight, those who do have become part of our lives. This explains why we tend to call celebrities by their first-names even if they are complete strangers.
There are, of course, certain celebrities who have defied time by the longevity and stability of their career. Who first comes to mind but D…

Huggybear’s Favorite Tavares Songs


Huggybear’s Favorite Roeder (Tagalog) Song


Huggybear’s Favorite Rockstar (English) Song


Our 2Rivers August 20 To 26 Issue

Special Reprint Feature: Imaginary Interview with Ninoy Aquino Essays: Why I Won’t Mind If Jessica Zafra Rules The World, Huggybear’s Latest Published Short Story Videos: Ninoy Aquino’ Plan for Mindanao, Sting & The Police’s King of Pain and Wrapped Around Your Finger, Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman in Doubt. Jollibee ‘Hong Kong’ and ‘I Love You Sabado’ TV commercials. Al Pacino in The Devil's Advocate, Lino Brocka’s Macho Dancer Artists of the Week: Janet Basco. Archie D, Mike & The Mechanics

Imaginary Interview With Ninoy Aquino
This story originally appeared March 30, 2009 in AllVoices
Manila – Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr., the greatest Filipino of the 20th century, talks to 2Rivers about the state of Philippine politics today and why democracy is still the best hope for the future. The questions are fiction but the answers are his direct quotes.from Ninoy: Ideals & Ideologies, 1932 – 1983 (The Benigno S. Aquino Foundation Jr. Foundation Inc., © 1993). Exc…