Illuminati: Creativity and the Awesome Pinoy
Feb28

Illuminati: Creativity and the Awesome Pinoy

  Creativity and the Awesome Pinoy By: Krip Yuson    I wake up daily to an education in art. Honest, that’s what happens from the first moment I open my eyes. While still in bed, I have a view of wall parts around me, where hang some works from artist-friends. On the corner to my right, framing a pendent lamp are two beloved collectibles, if a rather immodest acquiescence to vanity. One’s a sketch by Rock Drilon of the...

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The Making of the Pinoy Male
Dec06

The Making of the Pinoy Male

  The Making of the Pinoy Male               By Krip Yuson   You’ll have to understand us, forgive frailties and faults. We were raised by all-too-caring mothers, some so nervous that we couldn’t wander off into the dirt as toddlers, let alone try to taste mud or any refuse. Any early attempt to scale a table or stairs, and they came rushing to snatch us off from peril, cradle us close to their bosoms. It was the opposite of...

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Filipino Millennials:  Kids These Days
Sep15

Filipino Millennials: Kids These Days

Filipino Millennials: Kids These Days By Krip Yuson When one refers to kids these days, inevitably the subject of Millennials will come up. Not all of them can be considered kids anymore, or at all, since they’re supposed to be the generation of young people born between 1982 and sometime in the early 2000s, with these boundaries not exactly set in stone. That means that our children and grandchildren who are barely in their teens to...

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Illuminati: Vanity Unfair
Aug29

Illuminati: Vanity Unfair

By Krip Yuson A primary source of dispute it has been – well, okay, mild disagreement at best – between women and men — since cosmetics came to bless or plague humankind. How the gender from Venus takes so long to get ready to step out, while that from Mars waits with natural impatience or the unnatural practice of Zen. “But you knew the invite’s for 7, so why couldn’t you have calculated the time for prepping up?” The...

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Menus of Millennial Convergence
Aug21

Menus of Millennial Convergence

by Krip Yuson   Convergence may be said to be synonymous with intersection, or crossroads, or a rotunda where elements go ’round, weaving and momentarily merging till each go their own happy way. As a trendy word, convergence came up by the turn of the millennium, and became increasingly prevalent in the IT world, where it generally refers to “the combination of two or more different technologies in a single device.” Common examples...

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