Tag Archive: humor

Mrs. Robinson

“Mrs. Robinson, language, please,” the doctor said. Mrs. Robinson put down her teacup, quite agitated that her sharing of her latest adventures had been cut short. “Why, pardon me, kind sir. I was… Continue reading

Explaining “Torpe” to a Non-Filipino

Third in the series of trying to define non-translatable Filipino words to a non-speaker of the language. It may have a direct translation say to another romance language, but as for English, I… Continue reading

Dating Someone in the Closet

This article was previously published in the second issue of The ‘OUT’port, St. John’s first LGBT magazine.  We get it: you’re loud, you’re proud, you’re political. And that’s wonderful; it is uplifting to… Continue reading

Dyeing Black Hair Red: A Semi-Useful Guide of What Not to Do

Ginger Spice, Bree Van de Kamp, Willow Rosenberg, Donna Pinciotti, Paige Halliwell, Lucille Ball, Good Queen Bess, Lara Croft, Jean Gray, Jessica Rabbit, Princess Ariel, Daphne Blake. Redheads have a certain charm, a… Continue reading

Explaining “Basted” to a Non-Filipino

I’m quite aware that basted is derived from the English busted but the original word just does not capture the essence of the Filipino one. And, yes, dumped is different. Here are a few reasons why basted is a great… Continue reading

Explaining “Kilig” to a Non-Filipino

I experienced difficult earlier today trying to explain to my new friends how I was feeling. Kilig is just one of the more beautiful borderline untranslatable Filipino words that it may be better to show… Continue reading

The Vice Ganda Joke No One Got

Netizens were abuzz the last couple of days due to a controversial comment comedian/drag queen Vice Ganda made during his “concert” when he joked that newsperson Jessica Soho has to be gang raped.… Continue reading

Make ‘Em Laugh

I know of two writers, two great writers I adore: The first is the wise, the recluse pretending to be locked-up in his glass tower, where he peers with his mighty telescope across… Continue reading

Ten Signs Your One-Night Stand Is More Than That

Let’s not be judgmental about this. We’ve all had one night stands. You’ve had one night stands. I’ve had one night stands. Who cares, really? As long as we’re safe, we’re unattached, it’s… Continue reading

Disney Princes from Least Gay to Gayest

Magic mirror on the wall Who is the cattiest one of them all? As a follow-up to a previous post, Disney Princesses from Least Slutty to Sluttiest, I thought it just fair to… Continue reading