Four moments that made us cringe while in quarantine
by Margarita Buenaventura - March 21, 2020 - 12:00am
The world is scrambling to “flatten the curve” — that is, to address the growing number of COVID-19 cases by asking people to stay at home and practice social distancing. It certainly hasn’t...
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!
‘Amo’ tells us nothing new
by Marga Buenaventura - April 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Even before it premiered on Netflix, Amo had gained an unfortunate reputation for being a) detestable, and b) unwatchable.
The year girls took back the world
by Marga Buenaventura - January 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Last year, girls everywhere came together and said, ‘Enough is enough.' What's next in 2018?
The gang is back together
by Marga Buenaventura - October 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
What do you do when you visit the set of ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2? (Aside from freak out, obviously?)This writer finds out.
To chill and be chill
by Marga Buenaventura - October 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
Staycation time or simply staying in? Here’s what might make that two-day vacation a trip to remember.
There is no comfort here
by Margarita Buenaventura - September 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
In these trying times, anger is the only weapon against tyranny.
One less lonely girl
by Marga Buenaventura - August 31, 2017 - 4:00pm
How printing out photos of loved ones turned out to be the cure for homesickness.
Titans of tech
by Marga Buenaventura - August 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
The Philippine team shines in the world finals of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup, and proves that true genius is much closer to home than we thought.
Salon and on
by Margarita Buenaventura - July 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
Your next pamper sesh will feel better than ever.
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