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by KARZ MONTEALEGRE [caption id="attachment_2812" align="aligncenter" width="293"] Image from Avenida Magazine[/caption] Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda, who always knew what to say about love, celebrates his 110th birth anniversary this year. In celebration, let me look back on one of his best publications (and a favorite of mine), Twenty...

by Charlie Diaz For pureblooded Harry Potter fans like me, the year the final movie came out felt like a huge loss. I was resolved to read anything - I mean, anything - that would still make the - any! - connection to the Wizarding World. I felt like...

by KB Meniado [caption id="attachment_2798" align="aligncenter" width="660"] What Kids Should Know About Andres and the Katipunan by Weng Cahiles and illustrated by Isa Natividad[/caption] Andres Bonifacio has never been my top answer for whenever somebody asks me who my favorite Filipino hero is. (Don’t worry; it’s not Manny...

by Elaine Zapanta I remember hearing about The National playing a one-night show in Manila for the first time. I was out of town and couldn’t get proper network signal. When I finally caught up on it on Twitter, my feed was flooded with ALL-CAPS tweets of excitement, wailing...

BY SARAH GRUTAS When I was a kid, my mum who was a professional SCUBA diver would always be away on diving trips. I wouldn't see her for months on end; when she would finally come home, she'd bring me paperback novels. The earliest memory I have of her giving...