Kris Aquino and 30 years of EDSA
by Erwin T. Romulo - February 27, 2016 - 9:00am
That’s all I want to say at its core and at its simplest — you want your voice to be heard. You want to be heard and respected. And that’s what EDSA gave to the Filipinos.  
Straight outta everywhere
by Erwin T. Romulo - August 27, 2015 - 10:00am
With the recent success of ‘Straight Outta Compton’ at the US box office, we head back to the album that started it all and learn why we should and shouldn’t sing its praise.
Curb your enthusiasm
by Erwin T. Romulo - February 21, 2014 - 12:00am
You would be right to be excited about going to the Art Fair this year. After all, who wouldn’t be? If last year’s was any indication, there is nowhere else you can go where you get to see the best of...
A Christmas jukebox
by Erwin T. Romulo - December 6, 2013 - 12:00am
After all the tragedy of the past few months, the Christmas spirit seems more elusive than ever to summon up in our broken isles.
The truth behind ‘On the Job’
by Erwin T. Romulo - September 6, 2013 - 12:00am
Frequently asked questions, notes, and assorted trivia about On The Job’s score
Home is where hell is
by Erwin T. Romulo - August 2, 2013 - 12:00am
It’s been called a masterpiece by no less than American director Martin Scorsese, and consistently named as the greatest Filipino film ever made by both foreign and local critics, but the truth is that many...
A history of bad men
by Erwin T. Romulo - February 10, 2013 - 12:00am
The term “panapathanogenic” refers to something so inherently evil or nasty that it’s only been used to describe subjects as universally reviled as the Nazis, or their counterparts in the far right...
Things to be grateful for
by Erwin T. Romulo - December 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Idon’t mind the end-times.
Back to the future: Up Dharma Down’s ‘Capacities’
by Erwin T. Romulo - November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Third albums are notoriously hard to make.” So said Billy Bragg in a recent interview on the BBC about his LP, “Talking with the Taxman about Poetry,” which — after all — bears on its...
Black celebration
by Erwin T. Romulo - October 26, 2012 - 12:00am
True horror stays with you. Over the past several years in this space, I’ve made it a tradition to make lists of films for suggested viewing during Halloween.
26 men at their best
by Erwin T. Romulo - July 29, 2012 - 12:00am
To do a list of this kind is always tricky. The choices can seem to be purely born out of whim, held back by bias, and — worst of all — utterly boring, if not pointless. Unfortunately, the first two cannot...
Morrissey: An appreciation
by Erwin T. Romulo - May 11, 2012 - 12:00am
The artist known as Morrissey is performing for the first and perhaps last time in the country this Sunday.
When we began
by Erwin T. Romulo - April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
It now really feels like it was a century ago.
A homebody's literary guide to Manila
by Erwin T. Romulo - March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
Istay home on weekends.
A man for all seasons
by Erwin T. Romulo - March 2, 2012 - 12:00am
It’s time that men reclaim music, particularly rock ‘n’ roll.
Older men do it better
by Erwin T. Romulo - February 24, 2012 - 12:00am
No, I haven’t seen The Artist nor a lot of the other films nominated for this year’s Oscars.
Read loud
by Erwin T. Romulo - December 30, 2011 - 12:00am
How to spend New Year’s? Firecrackers? (No.) Go out.
In the ring
by Erwin T. Romulo - November 11, 2011 - 12:00am
On the eve of another epic fight, Manny Pacquiao’s most distinguished biographer weighs in.
A giant among men
by Erwin T. Romulo - October 28, 2011 - 12:00am
I don’t play squash.
Like father, like star-son
by Erwin T. Romulo - October 14, 2011 - 12:00am
It’s the same as having a doctor or a lawyer as a father,” smiles Jako de Leon, producer and writer of Hecklines, a new comedy show on GMA News TV, when asked what it’s like to have the great Joey...
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