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# GwapoProblems: Musings on the Existential Anguish of the Absurdly Handsome
Mar28

# GwapoProblems: Musings on the Existential Anguish of the Absurdly Handsome

# GwapoProblems: Musings on the Existential Anguish of the Absurdly Handsome By Nicholo Jallores There’s The Cute guy. There’s The Handsome Guy. There’s The Hot Guy. And then there’s the Absurdly Good-looking: men who are aesthetically pleasing beyond all discernable reason and genetic feasibility. Girls fawn over them, while guys… well, they fawn over them too, albeit in a different and more confounded kind of way. You see them...

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DEATH BY INARTE: How Your Vanity Could Kill You
Aug30

DEATH BY INARTE: How Your Vanity Could Kill You

It has been said that the devil’s favorite sin is vanity. After all, Lucifer’s fall from grace was not precipitated by bloody murder. His descent into the nether realms came about shortly after he looked at God and said, “Hmmm… I could do better.” Following this line of narrative, it can even be argued that vanity is the original sin. Vanity is a sophisticated, malleable evil, able to take many forms or augment the gravitas of other...

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Gee, Your Kabayan Smells Terrific! Why Filipinos Smell Good
Aug28

Gee, Your Kabayan Smells Terrific! Why Filipinos Smell Good

  Gee, Your Kabayan Smells Terrific! Why Filipinos Smell Good By Nicholo Jallores   It is an accepted dictum in modern medicine that the strongest mnemonic device out of all the 5 senses is the sense of smell. A whiff of the known and familiar could bring back a greater flood of memories than any sight, sound, taste, or tactile experience ever could. Warm pineapple and sugar reminds us of holidays back home. Grilled fish...

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It’s What I Do: Haven Hamilton A. Villapando and Jeffrey S. Valero
Aug28

It’s What I Do: Haven Hamilton A. Villapando and Jeffrey S. Valero

It’s What I Do Haven Hamilton A. Villapando Art Teacher-Future Center for Special Needs Abu Dhabi, UAE My Job Working as a teacher is always a challenging experience, no matter how young or old your learners are. Being an art teacher at the Future Centre for Special Needs for 3 years now (FCSN-Abu Dhabi) is very pleasant and rewarding career as it lets you help your learners express their feeling through art. I am also the...

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Artist Spotlight: WYWY Band
Aug24

Artist Spotlight: WYWY Band

The Middle East teems with talented Filipino musicians, but every once in a while, an act rises above the crop and proves to be of a different, more transcendent and audacious sort of mettle. Case in point: WYWY. Take it from this quick profile, penned by lead vocalist “X.” OUR BAND The band name is inspired by The Beatles song ‘Within You Without You’ from the album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The lyrics of the song...

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