Quark Henares
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The Top 10 TV Shows of the 2010s
by Quark Henares - December 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The 2000s were universally hailed as “The Golden Age of Television,” what with serial storytelling becoming more prevalent with the rise of DVD box sets and themes turning more mature, thanks to premium...
The bravest and the mightiest
by Quark Henares - March 2, 2019 - 12:00am
The cast and directors of ‘Captain Marvel’ give us the 411 on the most powerful heroine in the universe.
The Last Porn Star
by Quark Henares - August 3, 2016 - 12:00am
They call her “The Last Porn Star”: an endangered species from the time before the mainstreaming of adult entertainment; before Jenna Jameson wrote New York Times bestsellers and Sasha Grey became an...
2014: What a sucky year in music
by Quark Henares - January 4, 2015 - 12:00am
This year I found myself Spotifying the albums in every “best of” list because I couldn’t find 10 I was happy with. You know things are bad when you’re stressing over who gets the last three...
How not to do a Scottish accent, fourth wave feminism and ‘Ate’ Chvrches
by Quark Henares - December 7, 2014 - 12:00am
Can you teach me how to do a Scottish accent?”
Nostalgia, Ultra: How the ‘90s killed the last 12 months
by Quark Henares - January 17, 2014 - 12:00am
Musical trends return every 20 years, we know this. The ‘80s had us sentimental for The Wonder Years, the ‘90s had show bands reviving every horrible disco/senti/crossover song ever written, and the ‘00s...
A handy, dandy guide to the 85th Oscar Awards
by Quark Henares - February 24, 2013 - 12:00am
Sorry, everyone. Ever since I did this two years ago I wanted to make it a yearly thing; but no matter how hard I tried I couldn’t bring myself to finish last year’s The Help or even watch War Horse....
Resident Milla
by Quark Henares - September 23, 2012 - 12:00am
Let me fill you in on a trade secret: as a reporter and interviewer, there’s this thing I do to celebrities that gets them almost every time.
Ang Natagpuan (or: What is found)
by Quark Henares - September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
Guilty confession: I was a big New Kids on The Block fan.
How getting a third breast implanted will get you in a movie for free
by Quark Henares - August 25, 2012 - 12:00am
There’s another movie called Total Recall?! You’re f*cking kidding me!” Kate Beckinsale answers a journalist asking what makes the 2012 remake of Total Recall different from the 1990 (camp) cl...
An interview with the cast of 'Total Recall': How getting a third breast implanted will get you in a movie for free
by Quark Henares - August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
There’s another movie called Total Recall?!
Why local rock still matters
by Quark Henares - January 6, 2012 - 12:00am
Guess who was late in making his contribution to the annual QLE Music List (hint: it was the first letter).
Vicki Belo: Innovator, rebel, my friend, my hero
by Quark Henares - May 8, 2011 - 12:00am
I still remember the first question I was ever asked in the first-ever press conference for my first-ever movie.
Young Star's handy, dandy guide to the 83rd Academy Awards
by Quark Henares - February 25, 2011 - 12:00am
My friend Micah once found himself on a plane with Robert De Niro.
2010: The final countdown
by Quark Henares - January 28, 2011 - 12:00am
The first year of any new decade, though not necessarily a definition of the decade (that usually belongs to the third or fourth year), is usually filled with experimentation and innovation.
The element of surprise
by Quark Henares - November 26, 2010 - 12:00am
It’s a nice, cozy afternoon at Balanan lake; in the distance one can clearly see the mountain range surrounding the area, and around us flock hundreds of freshwater fish, waiting for food.
My home of NU Rock
by Quark Henares - November 12, 2010 - 12:00am
Hey. You shaved,” Trish the DJ tells me as I enter the booth the day before NU107’s closing.
A personal history through David Fincher
by Quark Henares - October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
Punk. Genius. Prophet. These are the first three words that appear on the teaser trailer for The Social Network. Funnily enough, they could easily describe the movie’s director, David Fincher...
Thank you, everyone! Love, Rockeoke
by Quark Henares - June 4, 2010 - 12:00am
The first ever Rockeoke was epic in all the wrong ways. It was on August 6, 2007, and a group of Manila’s finest artists, already wasted, had just come from an opening at Mo Space a block away.
The many faces of Nescafe a cute;
by Quark Henares - April 4, 2008 - 12:00am
Let’s sit and talk a while, in the one world of Nescafé... While reading the sentence above, I bet you that it was accompanied in your head by a melody.
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