At home, around the world: The Dizons of A2A
by Raymond Ang - July 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
It’s been 15 years since banker Binky Dizon went on an adventure of a lifetime and set up a luxury travel company to take travelers from Asia to Africa. And in collaboration with his wife, the artist, designer...
And if it’s a lot of kids’ goal to become online influencers, I want to see them at least strive to say something more interesting, have a life outside Inst
by Raymond Ang - July 29, 2016 - 12:00am
I want to see Mike De Leon make another movie.
Everyone says ‘I love you’: The Mona Lisa Project
by Raymond Ang - January 5, 2015 - 12:00am
Everyone says ‘I love you.’
Only the strong survive
by Raymond Ang - September 28, 2014 - 12:00am
The tour began in the town fire station — a curious beginning to a press tour for a watch brand but an interesting one, nonetheless.
The first Millennial President
by Raymond Ang - August 1, 2014 - 12:00am
The Millennial generation has no real leaders.
Call me up again, just to break me like a promise — Taylor Swift’s second time in Manila
by Raymond Ang - June 13, 2014 - 12:00am
I graduated from college a few years ago, armed with a degree in AB Interdisciplinary Studies (Communication Arts and Creative Writing tracks) and a minor in sociology. For the minor, I did my thesis on local men’s...
It’s a long haul
by Raymond Ang - April 4, 2014 - 12:00am
By lunch break on my first day at my first job, I wanted to quit.
Deja vu at McKinley Hill
by Raymond Ang - December 8, 2013 - 12:00am
Asneaky feeling of deja vu hit me the moment I entered it. Stained glass dome, high arches and a grandiose clock tower—was I back in Venice?
Christmas for downbeats: Why the best holiday movies are rarely happy
by Raymond Ang - December 6, 2013 - 12:00am
I’m not immune to the sentimental charms of a movie like Love, Actually, 2003’s rom-com gone Altman starring Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, and Keira Knightley among many.
When fashion rocks (gently)
by Raymond Ang - November 22, 2013 - 12:00am
Designer Kate Torralba has reinvented herself as a neurotic, drunk-on-your-love singer-songwriter. But is her emotionally messy but sonically sleek debut album any good?
Art’s biggest open secret
by Raymond Ang - October 11, 2013 - 12:00am
For a lot of artists, creating something that manages to break through to mainstream consciousness is an achievement to hang a name on.
When I turn 27…
by Raymond Ang - July 28, 2013 - 12:00am
Perhaps as a consequence of a childhood hinged on pop culture, I’ve always looked at life in terms of the movie in my head. I anticipated graduation as Benjamin Braddock would, listening to a lot of Simon &...
You went out last night. Nobody Instagrammed it. Do you exist?
by Raymond Ang - April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?”
Who’s afraid of the big, bad S4?
by Raymond Ang - March 31, 2013 - 12:00am
Everything about the Galaxy S4 is so confidential, I’m beginning to wonder if this day is real life or fantasy.
Do you love me?: ‘Dirty Dancing’ struts its way to Manila
by Raymond Ang - March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
Nobody puts a good crowd-pleaser in the corner.
By car or carabao, Project Aklat and the library have legs
by Raymond Ang - December 7, 2012 - 12:00am
I had always romanticized the idea of libraries growing up.
Company’s all right with me every once in a while
by Raymond Ang - November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
I’ve never really had a best friend. Which sounds sad, I guess, if you consider the prospect of a 24-year-old who’s never received a friendship bracelet sad.
His own style icon
by Raymond Ang - October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
He turned 25 on the day of the shoot.
You can but you shouldn't
by Raymond Ang - October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
You can buy an iPhone 5, but you shouldn’t.
The trattoria in your neighborhood
by Raymond Ang - October 4, 2012 - 12:00am
In a time when the local restaurant scene is inarguably thriving, with new establishments mushrooming left and right, from the neighborhood park to Fort Bonifacio, there’s a lot of risk for an aspiring re...
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