Monthly Archives: June 2008

Ka Dan & Other Occasions

1.   The Centennial celebration of the University of the Philippines must necessarily be a high-powered production that befits an apparatus of the government to proclaim its social value relative to its theoretical signification. It must therefore give way to … Continue reading

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The Unholy Terror

  A.   She was asked by the leader: “When will you, reporter, stop writing about fighting in Sulu? Is that all what you reporters are after?”   Earlier in the day, she had been “slapped in the face and … Continue reading

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Science of Sadness

1. A. Was it that time (he was six) when they fetched him in the middle of a sunny afternoon from school to see his infant brother, all swaddled in cotton cloth, & lying on a small table, a candle … Continue reading

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FACES OF DECAY

1. The guy in Lubao, Pampanga who held hostage the passenger bus Genesis, where started the parodic tragedy, had the “women strip themselves naked, ordering them to take off their bras & panties” because they are, like his wife, generic … Continue reading

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