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Raymond Red's not-so-silent film
by Ping Medina - July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Never mind that I am biased about this film. Never mind that I acted in a few scenes of it. Never mind that my own father is starring in one of the most anticipated films of the year.
Love for the two
by Ping Medina - December 10, 2011 - 12:00am
Everyone has seen Mo Twister’s video confession.
Eloping with the romantics
by Ping Medina - December 3, 2011 - 12:00am
As one of the independent acts that broke out in 2009, Techy Romantics was one of the few who caught my attention.
A tale of muses and dreams
by Ping Medina - November 5, 2011 - 12:00am
When I entered Leodigario “Gabby” De Guzman’s studio-slash-home, I could tell something was not right.
I am not my father!
by Ping Medina - June 18, 2011 - 12:00am
Let’s make this one crystal clear. I admit that having his surname adds a premium to how people in the showbiz industry treat me, but please do not compare me to my father. First of all, I am not my fathe...
The Wunderground River
by Ping Medina - June 4, 2011 - 12:00am
The Puerto Princesa underground river is nominated as one of the Seven Wonders Of Nature.
The Nummy Files: Super secret Chinese
by Ping Medina - May 21, 2011 - 12:00am
To start off “The Nummy Files”—a personal list of charming places that serve the nummiest chow, I will be reporting on an authentic Chinese place known in its locale, but generally uncharted to...
I like short shorts
by Ping Medina - April 30, 2011 - 12:00am
The largest short film network in the world, Future Shorts, has finally touched down in Manila to showcase the best short films from filmmakers around the globe. 
Wanted: Quality TV shows
by Ping Medina - April 16, 2011 - 12:00am
I have to admit I used to look down on local television work. When I was starting out, I abhorred the ridiculous hours (my record is 28 hours straight) resulting from this economic need to shoot as many sequences...
The pursuit of YHVH
by Ping Medina - April 2, 2011 - 12:00am
Two weeks ago, the father of my best friend passed away suddenly from a pulmonary aneurysm. His name was Tito Nonong, a man of integrity, a loving father and husband to his family. He was a missionary who served...
The great Brazilian wax
by Ping Medina - March 26, 2011 - 12:00am
More than earthquakes and nuclear disaster, there is nothing that sends me into a panic more than climate change.
A not-so-teen movie
by Ping Medina - March 12, 2011 - 12:00am
The movie Senior Year reminds us of all the fun (and stupid) things we did in school. It reminds you of the time when being giggly was such a joy and every little thing seemed so special.
The science of breath
by Ping Medina - January 15, 2011 - 12:00am
I once stumbled upon an amazing video that opened up my eyes to the wonders of the human mind’s power.
Abdominals 2011!
by Ping Medina - January 8, 2011 - 12:00am
So my best friend Pong texted me right before the holiday season, “ABS 2011!”
Who's bipolar
by Ping Medina - December 18, 2010 - 12:00am
Van Gogh Is Bipolar, in a nutshell: we have a resident bipolar who decides to make himself better. He turns his own home into a 24-hour art asylum that serves organic tea and food.
This is not Mondomanila
by Ping Medina - December 4, 2010 - 12:00am
This is not a film by Khavn.
Active Vista Film Festival
by Ping Medina - November 27, 2010 - 12:00am
The Active Vista Film Festival has touched down in 17 major cities all over the country, from Baguio to Cebu to Davao.
Some acting truths
by Ping Medina - November 20, 2010 - 12:00am
Acting is standing up naked and turning around very slowly, according to Rosalind Russell, one of the most successful American thespians in the ’50s.
The home of no rock
by Ping Medina - November 13, 2010 - 12:00am
The crowd tripled in the final hour of the rock station NU 107.
Polecats Manila
by Ping Medina - November 6, 2010 - 12:00am
 Cristina Dy is an acclaimed visual artist by day.
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