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Josemari Ugarte
Josemari Ugarte
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The social network epidemic
by Josemari Ugarte - July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
He said, “It intensifies your personality.” And I said, “Yes, but what if you’re an a**hole?”— Bill Cosby
The flavors and spices of Asia: Tonyboy Cojuangco and Ariel Manuel reunite with Phat Wong, an Asian comfort food café on Reposo
by Josemari Ugarte - May 3, 2012 - 12:00am
Chef Ariel Manuel set the bar for fine dining in Manila with his much-celebrated Lolo Dad’s, and with a moneyed foodie like Tonyboy Cojuangco backing his projects, the two appeared invincible. Not true.
The loaf aquatic
by Josemari Ugarte - March 10, 2012 - 12:00am
A great philosopher once said, “Anything good in life is either illegal, immoral, expensive or fattening.”
Poetry in motion picture
by Josemari Ugarte - February 25, 2012 - 12:00am
Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life is a bold and ambitious film about themes that are as heavy as they can get: Life and Death, Grace and Nature, God and Science.
In gold blood
by Josemari Ugarte - January 28, 2012 - 12:00am
They say the Chinese Year of the Dragon, which officially began this week, is a year of good luck and fortune — but not for tragic San Francisco 49er fans like myself, whose hearts were flooded with human hate...
Sour grape republic
by Josemari Ugarte - January 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Chief Justice Renato Corona, the controversial “midnight appointee” who was suspiciously planted at the head of the Supreme Court by former President Arroyo shortly before she left office amidst a rough...
Weddings. More Fun in The Philippines.
by Josemari Ugarte - January 14, 2012 - 12:00am
OK, I’m making up for the piss and vinegar I spilled last week for something quite the opposite this week — a happy wedding! Exactly a week ago, my family and I attended my cousin Bianca Zobel’s wedding...
The year of discontent
by Josemari Ugarte - January 7, 2012 - 12:00am
My heart rate is speeding up and my mind and body are beginning to swell with nervous anxiety as I crouch over my iPad and read my first journal entry of the year — a heavy and serious description of the setting...
Death to the weird
by Josemari Ugarte - October 29, 2011 - 12:00am
There is nothing more queer and terrifying to witness on the week leading up to Halloween than the spectacularly ugly death of a once powerful and poisonous Main Freak like Moammar Gadhafi . . . or is it Moammar...
Where were we?
by Josemari Ugarte - October 22, 2011 - 12:00am
The mosquitoes flying around my front porch are particularly bloodthirsty on this humid afternoon in Merville Park.
Fifty Days in Paradise
by Josemari Ugarte - May 17, 2008 - 12:00am
Thank GOD it's November
by Josemari Ugarte - November 3, 2007 - 12:00am
The night my teeth fell off in Manila
by Josemari Ugarte - October 6, 2007 - 12:00am
An X-ecutioners X-clusive
by Josemari Ugarte - April 15, 2002 - 12:00am
With the brand new release of their first album under Loud Records, this mad- scratching E-musical quartet formerly known as the X-Men, turned the tables over the years by moving from being mere dance club DJs to...
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