A look at some impressive fandom shrines

The journey into the fandom life is oft a thankless one, but at least we have our figures and plushies.

June 19, 2020

An illustrated PBB-parody reality show to break your lockdown blues

Big Bahay Bedspacers might just be the immersive online experience we need now.
June 16, 2020

‘The Midnight Gospel’ reminds me of ‘The Little Prince’

Now I’m starting to think we already had everything figured out as kids.
June 15, 2020

Leave your toxic masculinity out of D&D

We’re slaying a mythical beast, and we’d rather not have to deal with real life monsters while we do it.
June 10, 2020

My favorite Ghibli film is the least whimsical one

'From Up on Poppy Hill' taught me that growing up doesn’t have to be painful.
June 6, 2020

Bring COVID-19 policies to the Filipino public through informative art

KONTRA COVID spreads awareness through creative works.
May 27, 2020

One-sided video calls from BTS are my lockdown vitamins

Alleviating cabin fever by watching my favorite group doing normal things in real time.
May 18, 2020

It’s about time we discuss the Barbie Cinematic Universe

Turns out life in plastic is actually fantastic.
May 12, 2020

Ready, set, roleplay

Have you ever written a story alongside a group of other people, all working together to complete the narrative?
May 11, 2020

A return to intimacy with

The quiet evergreen thrill of correspondences to the void and beyond.
May 8, 2020

How Let’s Plays make me feel at home

Why watch someone else play a game when you can play it yourself? A non-gamer makes her case.
April 29, 2020

From mark to smark: 5 wrestling tropes to grapple with

Knocked out referees, metal chairs, trash talk, and unlikely heroes and villains make for compelling storytelling in the pro-wrestling universe.
April 28, 2020

Club Matryoshka’s Infinite Summer kind of changed me

Sometimes it takes miraculous artistic reprieves on Minecraft servers to stop you from drowning in your anxieties.
April 27, 2020

How the ‘Before’ Trilogy shaped my relationship with places

Linklater's films make one conscious of how significant experiences charge places with intimate energies.
April 13, 2020

Public officials are not idols for you to stan

Drop the lightstick mockup. This is public governance, not a fanmeet.
April 13, 2020

The ultimate romcom recipe, according to ‘CLOY’ and ‘OTWOL’

Both dramas satisfy the Pinoy romance palate with these all-time favorite tropes.
April 13, 2020

Enter the world of local indie tabletop gaming

We asked four experienced D&D players to take on GM Jamila Nedjadi's 'The Dying World'.
April 13, 2020

The online club is bringing listeners closer than ever

How online gigs and festivals are the new frontier for the scene.
April 13, 2020

The comforts of creepypasta

Blanketing myself with internet based urban legends to fend off my internal demons.
April 13, 2020

Why is everyone I know playing MLBB and COD: Mobile?

Investigating the reasons behind the exploding cases of “looking-down-at-the-cellphone” stiff neck in the country.
April 13, 2020

So you want to make a social media AU?

Fanfiction lives on, albeit through shorter, more direct forms. Slow burn? Enemies to lovers? All the internet’s your stage.
April 13, 2020

The nostalgia of playing Neopets in 2020

Passing time in isolation sent me back to the land of giant omelettes and flash player graphics.
September 15, 2020

Stream Filipino documentaries online with Daang Dokyu

The film festival kicks off with a Martial Law-themed lineup and runs from Sept. 19 to Nov. 5.
September 12, 2020

Are celebrity fanpages becoming troll armies?

During a time where we are all Very Online, how safe are our fandoms in online spaces? Underdog investigates.
September 8, 2020

Read Filipino komiks for free on Penlab

If you’ve been hankering for local narratives and comics, this digital platform is here to provide generously.
August 25, 2020

Pandemic friendships: A tale of nostalgia, K-pop, and group chats

How old memories bring us closer together in a time when it is difficult to make new ones.
August 20, 2020

Making the case for local stand-up

Figuring out which chords to strike when performing for a culture that loves to laugh.
August 19, 2020

Revisiting and reimagining the bakla in Filipino queer cinema

Exploring Filipino queer cinema seems to involve some time-traveling.
August 11, 2020

Hold on to the songs that make you cry

An appeal to everyone who’s ever worried over being open about their vulnerabilities.
August 6, 2020

Embracing the hyperpop, maximalist sound of 100 gecs

Here’s to the musicians showing us a future that can be made out of anything — even our teenage guilty pleasures.
July 28, 2020

Give me the spectacle of Eurovision any day

This over-the-top sensory overload is exactly what I keep signing up for.

Recommendations from this bedroom beats artist that help you better marinate in isolation. 

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