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I Went to See Joyce Pring Talk (and Other Observations from AdCon 18)

joseph batcagan

I was a seat behind Joyce Pring for about four hours at AdCon 2018. This is like fate saying to me I did something right this year. Of course, we’re too classy to start this piece on a stalker-ish note. Plus, I don’t want to look like I didn’t listen to anything the presenters talked.. Read more

Ambot 101: A Foreigner’s Survival Guide to Speaking Ilonggo

Joel Roth

The Cheap Ilonggo’s Guide to: Buying Merienda in Central Market

Megan Cortez

Kings of the Road: How Jeepneys can Boost Tourism in Iloilo

vernan jagunap

One of the issues that dominated the news recently was the modernization of jeepneys. The new jeepneys will be equipped with CCTV cameras, GPS, and automated fare collection or beep cards; and only two types of jeepneys will be allowed–the electric and the Euro-4 compliant jeepneys–to comply with the Clean Air Act. However, upon seeing.. Read more

ADCON 2018: Thumb-stopping, Heart-winning!

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Tsokolate: Inside Cabatuan’s Handmade Tablea Factory

joseph batcagan

This Ilonggo-Made Boracay Documentary Confronts our Prejudices on Atis & IPs

joseph batcagan

A very Iloilo thing happened during the lead-up to the premiere of ‘Pagmuklat: Lugta Ke Tamama (Land of God)’: A friend saw me share the event poster on my Facebook feed, and then proceeded to send me a message to say that one of the subjects from the documentary, Dexter Condez, happened to be their.. Read more

Marrz Capanang: From Calaparan, the Communities and to Realms of Consciousness

kristine buenavista

“Mamista Kami”: A Maldita’s Guide to Polite Fiesta Etiquette for Guests

glory moralidad