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)

Despite being set in 1899 New York, ‘Newsies’ strikes close to home (Interaksyon)

My work at Interaksyon has expanded now to include writing theater reviews. I prefer being able to release reviews on online sites than in Manila Bulletin because I can get my reviews out earlier. Speed is the key when it comes to reviews because, if the work is good, it's important to get people to…Read more Despite being set in 1899 New York, ‘Newsies’ strikes close to home (Interaksyon)

Cancer and the poetry of John Donne (Manila Bulletin)

My review for Twin Bill Theater Company's staging of Margaret Edson's Pulitzer-prize winning play, Wit, was published today in the Manila Bulletin. This is also¬†Wit's Philippine premiere (if not Asian) so it's a big deal. And it stars Tami Monsod as the lead and Tami is a good friend but, more than that, she is…Read more Cancer and the poetry of John Donne (Manila Bulletin)

What Love Sounds Like by BP Valenzuela (Manila Bulletin)

When I was working on my guest editor job for the Philippine Panorama, I asked a lot of artists to contribute and I was super happy with the selection of artists who came aboard to work with me. One of them is a Filipino songwriter and singer that I really love and adore, BP Valenzuela,…Read more What Love Sounds Like by BP Valenzuela (Manila Bulletin)

Love/Craft (Panorama)

This is my first guest editor credit and I'm so proud. Late last month, the wonderful people of the Manila Bulletin Lifestyle section asked me to be the guest editor for the love issue of the Panorama. I was so happy to take it because I thought it would be amazing to do something like…Read more Love/Craft (Panorama)