Paolo Lorenzana
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The coolest girl in the world
by Paolo Lorenzana - August 22, 2014 - 12:00am
Sky Ferreira might skip the karaoke on the Manila leg of her Asian tour.
Dunhill: For the driven and distinguished
by Paolo Lorenzana - June 18, 2014 - 12:00am
I don’t think ol’ Alfred Dunhill would have dug the crowd dining at Alfie’s, his namesake restaurant at the massive Dunhill flagship store in Hong Kong. Business lunches abound in a space that resembles...
Girl against the machine
by Paolo Lorenzana - May 2, 2014 - 12:00am
I expected a different kind of entrance from Dominique Cojuangco. One like the struts and strides I witnessed Barretto women make.
The college eat sheet
by Paolo Lorenzana - December 6, 2013 - 12:00am
Amid all this self-discovery, there’s no time riper to take a bite of your newfound independence by feeding yourself.
Making native new
by Paolo Lorenzana - November 22, 2013 - 12:00am
Hardworking, Goodlooking might just be the publisher to attract the world to Pinoy culture. Clara Balaguer seems like the unlikeliest envoy of Philippine culture, much less ethnic Philippine culture. The Spanish...
Alone in Kyoto, forever ago
by Paolo Lorenzana - November 15, 2013 - 12:00am
I should thank Sofia Coppola for giving the aimless night out purpose.
The Neighborhood: Less ‘flea,’ more fly
by Paolo Lorenzana - November 15, 2013 - 12:00am
Scene: With “The Neighborhood: A Pop-Up Flea Market,” the Manila Pop-Up boys turned the Rockwell Tent into a market of hip — or a study in marketing hipness. Despite typhoon warnings, cool-hunting...
Days of the Condé: Confessions of a former GQ intern
by Paolo Lorenzana - November 8, 2013 - 12:00am
It’s the end of an era, a goodbye to dream internships for magazines like Vogue. But was it ever worth it?
YA novelists get real
by Paolo Lorenzana - September 20, 2013 - 12:00am
Amid today’s TLDR (Too Long, Didn’t Read) culture of Buzzfeed articles and 140-character limits, we can at least count on Young Adult novels to offer young minds literary sustenance.
Charged service
by Paolo Lorenzana - September 13, 2013 - 12:00am
It’s been a while since a bartender served me some character with my spirits. When I was living in the States, it wasn’t uncommon to sit solo at a bar and get a conversation going with the person behind...
Shut your piehole, food snob
by Paolo Lorenzana - September 6, 2013 - 12:00am
A couple years ago, I came across a hybrid pastry known as the foie gras doughnut.
The ensemble movie, for better or worse, reinvented: ‘Movie 43’ and ‘Holy Motors’
by Paolo Lorenzana - February 8, 2013 - 12:00am
More than a decade after releasing outrageous comedies Dumb & Dumber and There’s Something About Mary, Peter Farrelly seems desperate to startle audiences once more with Movie 43.
Newmanhood: Because Paul Newman is nobody’s fool
by Paolo Lorenzana - January 11, 2013 - 12:00am
I didn’t know who Paul Newman was until 2008, the year he died. Even then, I was only aware of a mere footnote in his legacy: his style, which menswear articles would sing eternal hosannas about for its exemplary...
Kerouac is still on the move
by Paolo Lorenzana - January 4, 2013 - 12:00am
If On the Road has inspired many a young reader to hit the road and sock conformity in its face, the movement began not too far from here.
Wising up to old age
by Paolo Lorenzana - December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
Acouple weeks ago, I caught the new Marion Cotillard film at New York’s Lincoln Plaza Cinemas, an old movie theater in the sedate, not-so-hip Upper West Side area.
The myth of the dumb Asian
by Paolo Lorenzana - November 16, 2012 - 12:00am
I’m glad I live in a world where Asians get more Hollywood screen time and fat chicks can be ‘It’ girls.
In praise of food fandom
by Paolo Lorenzana - October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
I learned the term “food culture” while listening in on a bunch of chefs.
When a twentysomething gives a teen show a chance-and likes it
by Paolo Lorenzana - August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
Honestly, we didn’t need another truthful teen show. After the juvenile unease we got from Skins and MTV’s redundant—and cancelled—U.S. version, the last thing television needed was more kids...
YS Exclusive: Beau Mirchoff of MTV's 'Awkward'
by Paolo Lorenzana - August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
There’s nothing like a love triangle to complicate the lives of already-conflicted teenagers, especially on a show called Awkward, MTV’s new sitcom about the low blows of high school.
Young Star Exclusive: Thanks for making it nice and awkward, Brett Davern
by Paolo Lorenzana - July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
MTV’s teen sitcom, Awkward, is pretty accurate in depicting high school as a battleground of sexual tension and inner turmoil.
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