Category: nostalgia
Off Bleat #2: Wilson Phillips (Reprise)
Our Bloggist Looks Back at Formative Influences

Well, we’ve already established that I love Wilson Phillips on a level that could be a bit unhealthy for a grown heterosexual male. What next? We refer to recent events, of course… Finding out that Wilson Phillips were coming to Manila felt to me like discovering money in an old pair of baggy jeans, except

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Off Bleat #2: Wilson Phillips
Our Bloggist Looks Back at Formative Influences

Before I even discovered cassettes and glands, there was pop radio. I was a helpless and impressionable young gentleman at the mercy of mass media – which told me to listen to music that was hip, phat, and wiggity-wack. It’s exactly this kind of involuntary musical exposure that I wanted to address through this series.

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Off Bleat #1: Backdraft (Reprise)
Our Bloggist Looks Back at Formative Influences

Yes, the blog received a lot of visits coming off the first post I made about Backdraft. It’ll be stupid (as the ladyfriend would say) for me to not follow that up, so here we go. While I’m at it, may I please invite you, kind reader, to visit my Facebook or my (dormant) Twitter

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The Comedy King (And I)

At the time, holiday snaps came in multiples of twelve. They rarely exceeded thirty-six per camera. Inevitably, the context in which each photograph was taken got captured along with the point-and-click, as if one’s brain also took a snapshot. We see here a picture of a man and a young person-thing obscuring a cartoon giraffe.

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Off Bleat #1: Backdraft
Our Bloggist Looks Back at Formative Influences

This is a space that I’m reserving to feature stuff that I enjoyed while growing up – albums, movies, books, video games, etc. As kids, we really only consume what are readily available, and we do so with very little prejudice. Whether we like it or not, most of the stuff we got exposed to

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Old Schooled (Part 2)
The Def Guide to Being Cool in School, '90s Style

Why, hello again, kiddo. Is everything hunky dory? We’re glad you’re back. Welcome to the second day of our schooling. We see that you haven’t yet quenched your thirst for knowledge on how to employ the latest modern knickknacks to be part of the in crowd. Well, do read on to be in like Flynn.

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Old Schooled (Part 1)
The Def Guide to Being Cool in School, '90s Style

Glad to see you, kiddo. You’ve got a new school year ahead of you, we hear. You want to be cool, hip, and hep to the jive, no doubt. Well, you’ve come to the best place on the web-a-go-go. Be sure to follow our tips, and you can be the bee’s knees and the cat’s

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