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‘Super Random’ asks why Spongebob can speak Filipino

If you’ve been watching Philippine free TV for the last half-decade, you’ll notice that all the American cartoons like “The Powerpuff Girls,” “The Transformers” and, yes, even “Spongebob Squarepants,” have now been dubbed in Filipino. Why? How is this being done and who is voicing them? Find out the vocal magic behind the dubbed cartoons …

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Blackpink Lisa is first female K-pop brand ambassador for MAC Cosmetics

Lalisa Manobal or Blackpink Lisa is the newest ambassador of MAC Cosmetics.   She was chosen for her strong global influence in pop culture, speaks to a wide range of consumers and encourages conversations and trends within and outside the beauty industry.  Lisa is the first female K-pop idol to be appointed as MAC’s global brand …

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A perfectly splendid conversation with Bly Manor’s Victoria Pedretti and Henry Thomas

When “The Haunting of Hill House” came out in 2018, it was such a huge hit that even people who normally refuse to watch anything scary sat through the ten-episode horror series and enjoyed it, Bent-Neck Lady and all.  “The Haunting of Hill House,” based on the Shirley Jackson novel of the same name, was …

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‘TRESE’ Vol. 1 out in the US Nov. 4; Vol. 2 announced for April 2021

Halloween has come early for fans of “TRESE” The scary, sleek indie Filipino comic that could just broke through again. After being picked up by American publisher Ablaze Publishing, Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo’s “TRESE” will continue to roam bookstore shelves in North America, a feat no other Filipino comic book team or property has …

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‘Super Random’ Episode V: How ‘Voltes V’ became No. 1 in PH before it was banned

Even though it is a Japanese creation, Voltes V is a Pinoy pop culture treasure, the national super robot, so to speak. As you’ll find out in the newest episode of the “Super Random” podcast, Voltes V’s connection to the Philippines is a fascinating tale of Japanese animation company Toei Col. LTD., Filipino licensing company …

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Listeners embrace “Super Evil,” Inquirer’s true crime podcast

“Super Evil,” Inquirer Podcasts’ true crime podcast powered by PumaPodcast, launched last week and listeners have embraced the show. It has been on the top podcast charts in the country since the day the first episode became available. Listeners have reached out to the “Super Evil” team in messages and on social media posts, telling …

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The Pinoys’ fave foreign tunes play on ‘Super Random’

“Super Random,” the Inquirer Podcast powered by PumaPodcast on Pinoy pop culture hosted by Super associate editor and obsessive fanboy supreme Ruel S. De Vera takes a spin on music this time–on those songs that found a lasting home on Philippine radio and in Filipino ears—even if they were made by foreign artists and were …

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