Musings from a fake Ilonggo (YoungStar)

Yesterday, an essay I wrote for YoungStar came out. The editors wanted some of their contributors to write love letters to their hometowns and I told Marga, the editor-in-chief that it would have to be a love/hate letter, if she really was going to ask me to write a letter to my family's hometown of…Read more Musings from a fake Ilonggo (YoungStar)

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Words and moving pictures (Panorama)

So I wrote something for Panorama in their book issue last November and I only got to see it recently on the online edition. I had almost forgotten I had written it. It's a long piece about how reading books on Scriptwriting, to teach in class, made me realize things about myself as a Scriptwriter.…Read more Words and moving pictures (Panorama)

Disrupting Cinema: Technology is disrupting cinema as we know it (Adobo magazine)

So I wrote an article for Adobo magazine about how technology has affected cinema. This is my second contribution to Adobo magazine but I'm not sure if I'll be contributing for them again soon. I was really late in submitting this piece and I'm so embarrassed about it but there were many interesting things that…Read more Disrupting Cinema: Technology is disrupting cinema as we know it (Adobo magazine)

Positive thoughts from a play about stage-four cancer (Team magazine)

I wrote a second review of Wit. It's half-review and half essay about my health and living with HIV. From the article: Watching Wit reminded me why I worked so hard to stay alive. It reminds me why I never want to go through that again. Here's the full article: Positive thoughts from a play about…Read more Positive thoughts from a play about stage-four cancer (Team magazine)

Clean Slate (Team Magazine)

My essay on intimacy, which was published in Team magazine, was uploaded on the site's blog last August. I only found out about it recently. If you want to read my thoughts on what I've learned about intimacy as a single gay man who has chosen to be celibate, here's the link: Clean Slate (link…Read more Clean Slate (Team Magazine)