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Friday, May 29, 2015

The Scene Around: Fete dela Route 196

05/27/2015 07:01:11 PM

It was hot, but nobody expect to have a massive rainfall during the evening.

But did the weather stop the people from rocking out loud that night? I don't think so. I even thought for a second, these guys forgot—or rather, did not give a fuck—about the concluding episode of that one popular teleserye on ABS-CBN. 

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Playback: Ganito, Ganyan

5/5/2013 12:13:09 AM 

Kakaiba nga lang ang music video ng mga ‘to. Nakalagay naman sa pamagat sa YouTube na “music video na hindi music video, video.”

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

On Nailing the "Job Security and Anniversary" Mark

05/26/2015 06:46:46 PM

There's nothing really much for me to write. It's like I still have a drained brain for me after having a roller-coaster ride for the past seven days—that includes a good news and two hassled nights. 

That's if we're talking about personal lives here.

Monday, May 25, 2015

Just My Opinion: WWE Payback 2015

5/25/2015 11:16:01 PM

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The Shield reuniting, some sets of rubber matches, and perhaps an impressive video package—all that despite WWE’s production design has been sucking at hell.

Yes, it was all about Justice, Retribution, and PAYBACK.

Sunday, May 24, 2015

"OPM is not dead. Hindi ka lang talaga nakikinig ng indie."

4/22/2015 1:15:08 PM

OPM is not dead. Hindi ka lang talaga nakikinig ng indie.

Ewan ko ba. Pero...

Original Pilipino Music is dead? Ginagago mo ba sarili mo? Niloloko mo ba kami?

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Tirada Ni SlickMaster: West Valley Fault

05/21/2015 08:43:57 PM

Anong meron?

Bakit may West Valley Fault sa Philippine trends sa Twitter nitong nakaraang Martes at Miyerkules?

Well, marami kasi ang nabahala ukol sa isang balitang nilabas ng PHIVOLCS, na isang malaking lindol ang maaring maganap sa West Valley Fault.

Ows, weh? Di nga?

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The Scene Around: KATHA Tula X Sayaw

5/17/2015 8:33:02 PM

When literature (spoken word poetry) and dance converged in such a freeway-manner: That is what KATHA: Tula X Sayaw was all about when Para sa Sining Productions slated their event last Saturday (15 May 2015) at the A Space Manila venue in Makati City.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Upcoming: PWR Wrevolution X

5/17/2015 8:05:52 PM

Six matches: one night. And the Philippine pro wrestling is about to unfold anew—more often than those days where RJTV 29 used to have the likes of Joe Pogi to don the Pinoy Wrestling’s finest.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Tirada Ni SlickMaster: Out of Bounds

5/17/2015 7:16:01 PM

Supalapal. Yan ang maitatawag ko sa hatol at parusa ni PBA Commissioner Chito Salud sa isang coach ng PBA D-League matapos ang isang insidente noong nakaraang Huwebes.

At yan ang mapapala mo sa panununtok sa isang referee. Kahit makipagtalo ka pa na mali-mali ang tawag nila.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

The Pre-take: WWE Payback 2015

5/17/2015 6:16:01 PM

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Almost half-a-day before the WWE’s latest Sunday special offering called Payback, I tried doing some catch-up watching on wrestling only to see myself getting slept at my couch last Friday night, when FOX aired WWE Raw then. I don’t know if I found the current phase boring or it’s just my body was weak enough to stay all night.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Just My Opinion: WWE Extreme Rules 2015

05/15/2015 12:03:18 PM

Since WWE Payback is just around the corner, and I managed to watch a WWE pay-per-view event three weeks ago. Oh, looks like I haven't made my review yet on this edition's “shades of ECW” titled WWE Extreme Rules.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The Scene Around: Seismos Math Rock/Post Rock Appreciation Night

05/14/2015 10:50:45 AM

For almost four-and-a-half months of being a gig-goer (well, I won't consider myself a regular), I  end up seeing my indulged self into certain kinds of music: dance rock, punk, blues, jazz, alternative, acoustic, and even world.

Well, it was all that cycle (at least not a shitty one) until somebody sent me an invitation on Facebook. Yes, a post-rock and math-rock appreciation night.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Tirada Ni SlickMaster: CAEX-ekan?!

05/13/2015 06:41:37 PM

Isa sa mga nakakalokang balita sa kasalukuyan ay ito: ang panukalang pagpapalit ng pangalan ng North Luzon Expressway.

Oo, gagawin daw itong Corazon Aquino Expressway.

What the?!


Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Alaala ng Urbandub

05/12/2015 04:24:59 PM

Photo credits: Interaksyon
Sa totoo lang, hindi ko alam kung bakit ko isinulat ito. Hindi naman ako ganap na dubista kung tutuusin, at hindi nga ako nakapanood ng last gig nila na pinamagatang Endless.

Basta ang alam ko ay isang bagay lang: trip ko ang musika nila. At kahit sa panahon na nagiging baduy na ang karamihan sa mainstream OPM, isa ang Urbandub sa mga bandang hinahangaan ko na nanatiling nakatayo sa kanilang bakuran kahit pa ang ilan sa mga pipitsuging artista na ang nagiging “musikero” sa kasalakuyan. 

Monday, May 11, 2015

The Scene Around: Elements Jam Night

5/11/2015 9:29:40 AM

It was a Monday evening when my friends from Alasmedya sent me a message on my Facebook account. It was an invitation to the event that suddenly went to my ears: and I’m talking about the Elements’ Jam Night.

Friday, May 08, 2015

Flick Review: Fast and Furious 7

5/7/2015 8:29:58 AM

It’s been almost a month since the last time I hit a movie house, and apparently there are lot of really good movies for the past month (April 2015).

And one of them is the most-publicized seventh installment of The Fast and Furious series. 

Thursday, May 07, 2015

That BSB Fever

5/7/2015 7:54:14 AM

It’s been a throwback Thursday again as of this writing. And just two days ago, perhaps a lot of 90s kids and babies went to the Mall of Asia Arena for a “one-night-only” event for all the ages – talk about Backstreet Boys back in Manila. 

All that despite N’SYNC’s epic line goes “It’s gonna be MAY!”

Monday, May 04, 2015

Just My Opinion: The Surprised Defeat and the Bitter Aftermath

5/4/2015 6:43:16 AM
Photo credits: Mark J. Rebilas, USA Today Sports
I think it is unclear to say this; something unpopular or dirty in opinion. However that’s the reality we should face here—Floyd Mayweather, Jr. out-boxed Manny Pacquiao in whatever means.

Sunday, May 03, 2015

The Pre-take: Battle for Greatness

5/3/2015 4:36:20 AM

Photo credit: The Philippine Star

It was five years in the making. 

Five years of taunting in front of the media. Five years where each camp lambast one another. Five years of ‘negotiating.’ Five years of falters. 

And just few months prior to 2 May 2015, (technically this morning of 3 May 2015, Manila time) they have met on a random sporting event. They finalized the deal and proved that words on-air may be powerful, but never got to spit on each other’s faces. 

However, one thing’s for sure: come Saturday night in Las Vegas, the world will witness everything; lots of boys and girls, children of all ages, will lure into their television sets/radio sets/computers/or live inside the Sin City’s MGM Grand Garden Arena; things like crime, warfare or even traffic situation will stop; and moreover, words may be powerful as hit, but you can match them with punches – be it a slight jab, a swerving hook, or a monstrous uppercut.

Saturday, May 02, 2015


5/2/2015 2:07:53 PM
Isang bagay ang kulang sa lipunang ito: maging appreciative sa mga bagay-bagay. 

Ano ang tinutukoy ko? Tignan mo ang kaso niu Mary Jane Veloso na halos inayak ng karamihan sa Samabyanang Pilipino ilang oras bago ang kanyang nakatakdang execution noong nakaraang Abril a-28.