Shanghai and dry
by Ralph Mendoza - September 2, 2016 - 12:00am
The stress of climate change calls for a change in our sneaker game. Our resident bro flies to Shanghai to check out Converse’s Chuck II.
Fast food nation: Three days a Ministop slave
by Ralph Mendoza - March 27, 2015 - 12:00am
A couple of weeks ago,  I decided to become the Morgan Spurlock of Ministop by eating only convenience store food for three days straight.
Dark digital fantasies
by Ralph Mendoza - December 28, 2013 - 12:00am
It was an evening replete with spider-legged skulls and a goat-headed cadaver as Philippine STAR’s very own columnist and illustrator Igan D’Bayan presented three of his latest art works in rare digital...
Compact rad vehicle
by Ralph Mendoza - December 21, 2013 - 12:00am
I’m no soccer mom — the target market that the 2013 Honda CR-V seems to largely cater to due to its spacious family-friendly interiors — but after eight precious days of test driving this compact...
All I want (to eat) for Christmas
by Ralph Mendoza - November 29, 2013 - 12:00am
As the fat month of December looms nearer, all a guy like me can really dream of is comfort food that satisfies the bro soul.
The greatest outdoors
by Ralph Mendoza - November 22, 2013 - 12:00am
Welcome to Camp Symmetry, the latest music festival to surface from Singapore.
Scare tactics: Four ways to scare your friends
by Ralph Mendoza - October 25, 2013 - 12:00am
Halloween can be the new April Fool’s Day if you want it to be. With a little planning and safe — and I repeat, safe — tricking here and there, you’ll be kicking the night off with —...
Bees and bros: What I learned from the band life
by Ralph Mendoza - October 11, 2013 - 12:00am
I was part of a band starting October of 2011 until about two weekends ago. It was a good full year spent hanging with the boys and banging the drums — until about December of 2012 when we quietly French-exited...
Q the music: DJ Qbert’s guide to being a DJ
by Ralph Mendoza - October 4, 2013 - 12:00am
If this was all a role-playing game, DJ Qbert would pretty much be the secret master of the secret master we would have to seek out in a deep sea cave past corals of giant evil fish and other mutated species in order...
Seven thoughts on dating a fashion girl
by Ralph Mendoza - September 27, 2013 - 12:00am
You could say dating someone in fashion is like a cable subscription, where the channels are endless as much as the string of times you find yourself surprised to have certain programs in the mix.
The five sports fans you meet in hell
by Ralph Mendoza - July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
I wouldn’t blame you if you jumped from Upper A to Upper B just to avoid them.
A private affair with The Virgins
by Ralph Mendoza - July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
There I was, messaging their bassist, asking if I could audition to replace their drummer who had just quit midway through their tours. ‘We have a guy for now but I’ll keep you posted.’ Keep me...
How to channel your Disneyland-crazy inner child
by Ralph Mendoza - May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
As the end of summer looms near, you’ll want to plan that off-peak vacation sometime in July or August to avoid the crowds and enjoy a massive place like Hong Kong Disneyland.
What your ‘90s crush says about you
by Ralph Mendoza - May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
Just as the ’96 Bulls were worshipped in every way, the ‘90s were also home to some of the most face-melting, crush-causing actresses of all time.
Twin passions
by Ralph Mendoza - April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
Armed with her little sister, Kara Gozali enters the coffee shop to meet me at noon on a balmy Saturday.
Ball of fame: Seven basketball tweets that win
by Ralph Mendoza - April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
Basketball tweets rule, bruh.
A different kind of Singapore
by Ralph Mendoza - April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
Honing your sense of adventure is the whole point of summer.
Hostel is the new hotel
by Ralph Mendoza - March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
For some of us, vacations are a time to lose track of your expenses and let loose of your senses. Liberating, yes, but why not spend less on your accommodations so you can afford to stay longer in the country? Here’s...
Who the hell is Azealia Banks?
by Ralph Mendoza - March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
If the name Azealia Banks doesn’t ring any bells, you are not deaf and it’s okay — we’re all still trying to get to know this firecracker as each tweet goes by. In fact, there’s just...
Fitness thirst: How to get a model’s body
by Ralph Mendoza - February 22, 2013 - 12:00am
Up until this photo shoot, the two things I knew about fitness were that you can’t have all that moist chocolate cake, and if ever you do have all that moist chocolate cake, you have to haveone less slice of...
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