A Short Analysis of “Bato sa Buhangin”

x By Edgar Lores The Tagalog song, “Bato sa Buhangin” is a collaboration between composer Ernani Cuenco (1936 – 1988) and lyricist Roberto Nicolas Rigor (1946 – 2016). The song has been covered by several singers and bands, notably Cinderella, Ogie Alcasid, Didith Reyes, and Mark Bautista. Rigor, whose nickname is “Snaffu,” wrote many other hits such … Continue reading

The Akashic Records

w By Edgar Lores Have you heard of the Akashic Records? I am almost sure you have as I have mentioned it a couple of times in my comments here at The Society. I first came across the term in college many moons ago when I read about Edgar Cayce (1877-1945).  Cayce is the famous … Continue reading

Ahahaha, those Inquirer “journalists” are a piece of work

First, condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Letty Jimenez-Magsanoc (June 28, 1941 – December 24, 2015), an icon of courage and journalistic integrity. The nation is somehow a little emptier with her passing. This article has little to do with her, but is about the content of the paper she left behind, and about … Continue reading

To disembowel a blogger

  w By Popoy Del R. Cartanio What make the innards of a blogger Could be something tough like leather Or something crispy like Lapid’s Chicharon, plain or spicy or greasy brown Bulaklak or Bituka the taste of malansa. Or it could be like tasty bread Like a cadaver laid on his back Sold in … Continue reading

The Book of Allegory

This blog has the echo of a prior writing, but we have a lot of new followers, so I’ll tread that ground once more. It may explain a few things. Let me first note how I came to the topic this time around. It is amusing, I think. Mariano Renato Pacifico did it, essentially, by leveling a blast … Continue reading