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90's Halloween

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The horror vibe is just around the corner and to be honest, this is my favorite part of the year, especially that fact hat it comes before Christmas and New Year. Maybe because I love horror movies and novels that's why I came to love Halloween too. Today, Halloween is filled with parties and trick or treats and other types of celebration. The Halloween I knew and loved was the dark, really scary type. If you're a Filipino, grew up in the 90's, you know what I mean.


For 'batang 90's' like me, we will always remember Noli De Castro's Magandang Gabi Bayan. This program I believe is the pioneer and was the first news magazine program in the Philippines. It became a habit for our family to watch this every Saturday. Come 6:00 PM, everyone would bring dinner in front of the TV to watch while eating.  The program tackles of course Filipino-related current events during the year it aired, but my favorite episodes are the ones shown during last week of October to f…

Fangirl

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All of us wen through a phase in life which I call fangirling/fanboying phase, in which we spazz a certain person, group, or media related such as movies, shows. During my grade school years I was a big fan of The X-Files and Gillian Anderson (as my past posts, Gillian practically opened the rainbow world for me haha). Anyway, this phase can be of different levels- some can go for a short period of time while some can last for years and decades. One example I'd like to use is are famous Filipino superstars Nora Aunor and Vilma Santos, up to now their solid fan base in the country are their fans when they started showbiz in the 60's.

In my case, I'm already nearing 30 but my love for 2NE1 and Minzy has been part of my life since for years. It started one fateful night of August 2009, when one of my male officemates, who happened to be sitting to a station next to me, called me to watch 'Fire' MV. That time 2NE1 just had their debut and this male officemate illegal…