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Millie Bobby Brown’s ‘Enola Holmes’ co-star Louis Partridge hasn’t seen ‘Stranger Things’

Millie Bobby Brown’s “Enola Holmes” co-star Louis Partridge hasn’t seen “Stranger Things.” And the young actor, who plays Lord Tewksbury, thinks that actually helped him during filming. “I didn’t go, (gasp) ‘It’s Eleven. It’s you.’ It was nice. I just got to see her as like, ‘I’ve heard a lot about you. You seem nice.’ …

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Jose Mari Chan on his songs, the memes, and why he doesn’t think he should be Mr. Christmas

Jose Mari Chan has become an ubiquitous symbol of the Filipino yuletide season, thanks to his holiday hit “Christmas in Our Hearts” and the countless memes counting down to September, the very early start of Pinoy Christmas. The singer-songwriter spent Sept. 1 with us on Zoom, talking and singing to us from his Makati home. …

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What’s your favorite story to tell about your dad?

When I was learning how to drive, I’d volunteer to park our cars in the garage so I can practice. One time I was parking my dad’s pick-up and when I thought I had done a good job considering the tight space I had to maneuver in, I forgot to put the gear into neutral …

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What’s your favorite story to tell about your mom?

To celebrate Mother’s Day, we asked twenty-four to people share touching, sweet, funny stories about their mothers. Best adobo My Nanay cooks the best pork adobo. I can eat it every day! I’d always bring it as my potluck “ambag” in high school and college. My friends would expect it during reunions and other celebrations. …

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“Good morning, dad. This is your first day in heaven”: daughter pays tribute to Dr. Marcelo Jaochico who succumbed to COVID-19

Dr. Marcelo “Mar” Jaochico’s personal battle against COVID-19 started with fever. Then came the loss of appetite, fatigue, diarrhea and shortness of breath. A week later, Dr. Jaochico, who is the provincial health chief of Pampanga, was in the ICU.  As he fought to recover from the dreaded coronavirus, his daughter Cielo, a nurse, who …

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Vico Sotto gets K-pop idol treatment online

We would like to apologize first to Vico Sotto.  We are about to commit a grave sin against him. The Pasig City Mayor said last year that we should stop treating “our government officials like show biz personalities.” But it’s so difficult to stop yourself from stanning him when he takes on the villain that is …

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PumaPodcast wants you to listen

We crashed the office of these Philippine podcast pioneers and innovators where we learned the beauty of talking less and listening more “Podcasting is hard,” Carljoe Javier is saying as we walk into the Collab Room, crashing a meeting at the PumaPodcast office on a Monday afternoon. The office isn’t your boring old office—it’s a …

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Mitch Albom’s Manila book signing postponed

Bestselling author Mitch Albom’s return to Manila will have to wait for now. His book signings, arranged by National Book Store, were originally slated for Feb 15 at SM Megamall and Feb. 16 at the Alabang Town Center; both have now been postponed to ensure the safety of everyone due to the danger of the …

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‘Tuesdays with Morrie’ author Mitch Albom will be back in Manila in Feb.

Bestselling author Mitch Albom will be back in Manila in Feb. for a book signing tour with National Book Store. The “Tuesdays with Morrie” author will be at SM Megamall Event Center on Feb. 15 and at the Alabang Town Center Activity Center on Feb. 16. Each signing starts at 12 noon. Albom is best …

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Billie Eilish made history at the Grammys tonight and you can watch her live in Manila on Sept. 5

Billie Eilish didn’t just win big at the Grammys tonight, she made history. The 18-year-old singer swept the top awards including best new artist, best pop vocal album, record of the year, album of the year and song of the year. She is the first female artist to win best new artist, record of the …

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