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Musings from a fake Ilonggo
by Wanggo Gallaga - February 16, 2018 - 12:00am
When people find out that I’m “from Bacolod,” I always tell them that I’m “fake Ilonggo.” I always say, “I was born there but I grew up in Manila.”
Girl in transit
by Wanggo Gallaga - November 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
Chai Fonacier speaks fast. Really fast. The words tumble out of her mouth like a waterfall.
Talkin’ ‘bout a revolution
by Wanggo Gallaga - August 30, 2013 - 12:00am
If there is anything that the #millionpeoplemarch protest gathering last August 26 showed me, it’s that I wasn’t alone.
So I think I can dance
by Wanggo Gallaga - July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
Like what the instructor told me, ‘You’ll find the groove eventually. You’ll find your soul. You just have to keep at it.’ I know what he meant. But I found my soul that day.
Let’s talk about sex
by Wanggo Gallaga - July 5, 2013 - 12:00am
In this week’s Young STAR, we talk about the importance of safe sex — from the perils of sexting to the very real danger of STDs.
Back to the grind
by Wanggo Gallaga - July 5, 2013 - 12:00am
Earlier this year, I was taken to task by a good friend: “Wanggo, you need to have more dates.”
When I grow up I want to be Aaron Sorkin
by Wanggo Gallaga - August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
I’m a huge fan of Aaron Sorkin, writer of The Social Network and Moneyball. Though I’ve never seen The West Wing, I’ve heard nothing but high praise for the show, which he also executive produ...
Notes on a possible scandal
by Wanggo Gallaga - June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
If there are photos or a video of me doing an awkward sort of striptease, then it’s probably me and the worst has happened.
Because it has to get better
by Wanggo Gallaga - May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
Homosexuality is not a sin but it’s a lie from the devil.
Love labor loss
by Wanggo Gallaga - May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
I have an old friend who spent the better part of her mid-twenties working like a dog and putting all her money away in the bank; she did not play at all, she just worked.
Social network climbing
by Wanggo Gallaga - April 27, 2012 - 12:00am
I used to be a social climber. I’ll admit.
Ugly or pretty? (or The Great Fishing Expedition)
by Wanggo Gallaga - March 2, 2012 - 12:00am
YouTube used to be so much fun when it first started.
Good girls go to heaven & bad girls go everywhere
by Wanggo Gallaga - February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
Gone are the days of Maria Clara. The new millennium has given rise to a brand new breed of women.
The Dinagyang Daze
by Wanggo Gallaga - February 3, 2012 - 12:00am
Philippine festivals are rocking.
How to come out of the closet
by Wanggo Gallaga - October 21, 2011 - 12:00am
Coming out has always been you coming to terms with yourself.
Go your own way
by Wanggo Gallaga - October 14, 2011 - 12:00am
It’s become quite popular.
You are not your Facebook profile
by Wanggo Gallaga - May 20, 2011 - 12:00am
How do I get you to watch something without telling you anything about it? Because that’s what happened to me when I saw the documentary film, Catfish.
29 Dance Fever
by Wanggo Gallaga - May 13, 2011 - 12:00am
The difference between a dance competition on television and a singing competition, like American Idol, is that dance really lends itself well to the medium of television.
For whatever rhyme or reason
by Wanggo Gallaga - April 29, 2011 - 12:00am
It is the degradation of language, really.
An hour isn't enough
by Wanggo Gallaga - April 1, 2011 - 12:00am
It usually goes down like this.
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