Category: pacquiao

Theater of Pacquiao

THE ASCENSION TO DEMIGOD By Godofredo U. Stuart I revelled as spectator in the decade of Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, and Tomas Hearns, the reign of Muhammed Ali, the era of Mike Tyson. They were, for … Continue reading

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Manny Pacquiao—Fearsome Fighter, Pop-Culture Punchline

By Will Leitch Even when their lives are often anything but, boxers are afforded an undeniable dignity. At least in our popular culture. Our admiration for boxers is as profound as our fear of them, and we treat them accordingly. … Continue reading

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june 12, what’s to celebrate?

patong patong ang talo.  first, panatag.  then jessica.  then corona.  then pacquiao. i know i know, many of you will say, “then corona” does not belong.  the corona conviction was a win, not a loss.  yes, a win for the … Continue reading

people are tweeting for jinkee

these last two days i’ve been so aliw with twitter, biglang may tag na #teamjinkee, na nanganak na ng #teamkrista, and #teamdionisia.   found out from ederic, one of only 12 tweeps i follow because i’m too lazy.   the tweets are … Continue reading

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pacquiao’s place

praising pacquiao by showbiz grande dame armida siguion-reyna aka tita midz is a good read.  specially this half: Day after the fight, the papers had everybody who was anybody with a quote. Sen. Chiz Escudero hoped the boxer “inspires” those … Continue reading

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anthem angsts

the tempest over the national anthem in the wake of martin nievera’s relatively radical version is no small teacup thing.   this is one question that every pinoy who grew up memorizing and singing lupang hinirang feels qualified to weigh in … Continue reading

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