Margarita Buenaventura
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The Politician: High stakes high school
by Margarita Buenaventura - September 21, 2019 - 12:00am
There’s a moment in The Politician’s hour-long pilot where Payton (played by Ben Platt) commandeers his high school library as his campaign managers brief him on their latest crisis — another student...
Okuhida Onsengo: A cure for burnout
by Margarita Buenaventura - July 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Feeling burned out now feels like part of the human experience.
I kissed dating apps goodbye (and hello again)
by Margarita Buenaventura - June 8, 2019 - 12:00am
In a time when dating apps struggle for attention, Bumble has developed an entirely new connection with its users. And Filipino viewers are ready to swipe right.
‘Always Be My Maybe’: Asian excellence and the revolutionary rom com
by Margarita Buenaventura - June 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Representation is a tough topic in the entertainment industry — Hollywood, most especially.
Paula Hancocks: Journalism has never been more important
by Margarita Buenaventura - May 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Uncomfortable — that’s what veteran journalist Paula Hancocks says with a laugh, when I ask her how she feels being the subject of an interview.
Why Jewel Changi Airport is the best in the world
by Margarita Buenaventura - May 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Singaporeans love to hang out at the airport.”
Falling in love with Noah Centineo
by Margarita Buenaventura - April 27, 2019 - 12:00am
What does Internet boyfriend Noah Centineo look for in the perfect date? Time to find out.
Chef Yukimura: I want food to be original
by Margarita Buenaventura - March 14, 2019 - 12:00am
In anticipation of his residency at Solaire Hotel later this year, three-star Michelin chef Jun Yukimura talks about the flavors of home.
The great Bavarian escape
by Margarita Buenaventura - December 23, 2018 - 12:00am
In Elizabeth Gilbert’s book Eat Pray Love, she writes that every city has a single word that defines it.
Hard Rock Cafe makes its Manila comeback — this time with Justin Bieber & Lady Gaga
by Margarita Buenaventura - December 20, 2018 - 12:00am
They say music is a total sensory experience — we don’t just connect to a good song because it makes us feel beyond what we just hear.
The future is Filipino
by Margarita Buenaventura - July 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Young people are always on their cellphones!
There is no comfort here
by Margarita Buenaventura - September 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
In these trying times, anger is the only weapon against tyranny.
Salon and on
by Margarita Buenaventura - July 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
Your next pamper sesh will feel better than ever.
‘West Side Story’is here to stay
by Margarita Buenaventura - June 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
A killer cast, amazing choreography, and a timeless story. ‘West Side Story’ is a classic musical that resonates with hope — despite moments of darkness.
Pretty damn funny
by Margarita Buenaventura - March 31, 2017 - 12:00am
Local comedy here kind of sucks, doesn’t it?
Compact cutie
by Margarita Buenaventura - March 24, 2017 - 12:00am
The last time I wrote about beauty, I extolled the virtues of a complicated, 14-step Korean skincare regimen.
Keep it in the family
by Margarita Buenaventura - January 6, 2017 - 12:00am
When talking politics with family, how do you keep a healthy discussion from being a hurtful one?
When senses fail
by Margarita Buenaventura - October 28, 2016 - 12:00am
You know that we have truly reached the peak of modernity when people willingly pay to get locked in a room for an hour.
Bombs away
by Margarita Buenaventura - October 14, 2016 - 12:00am
It’s hard to work in a job you hate, but even harder to chase down an elusive dream.
The ‘After’ life
by Margarita Buenaventura - September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
In a time of brief attention spans and viral videos, racking up a billion reads for any book is harder than ever. Bestselling author Anna Todd proves through her beloved ‘After’ series that, for starters,...
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