PASSION 2.0: Comics and Collabs in Times of Digital Media

In a bid to meld together creativity, technology, and innovation, Apple Premium Reseller Beyond the Box is collaborating with three diverse and talented female artists for the second issue of Beyond, a comic book compilation drawn entirely on the iPad Pro. Currently emerging to prominence as some of the country’s most promising artists, Julienne Dadivas (also known as Hulyen), Mika Bacani, and Rian Gonzales are all set to exhibit their fresh, unique, and entertaining take on the concept of Beyond. At a very young age, Rian was exposed to many…

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Globe myBusiness Academy is Offering Free Training for Aspiring

Aspiring retail and personal services entrepreneurs now get free access to business and training tools through the enhanced Globe myBusiness Academy Program. Business owners of retail brands, spas, salons, and the like will get to engage with industry experts to gain more insights that will help them stay competitive in the market. Globe myBusiness Academy is a program for existing or new business owners to learn from more experienced colleagues and experts important tips and business advice. In partnership with Manila Workshops, they will develop and provide free training in…

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Words of Radiance

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Total ScoreWords of Radiance picks up immediately where The Way of Kings ends. A hefty book at over 1,200 pages in its trade paperback form, the Words of Radiance delivers a compelling story despite setting its characters in pretty much just one geographical region. The growth and dynamics of the different members of the cast and the gradual unveiling of the ancient history that was hinted at in the prologue of The Way of Kings are able to carry the entire novel to its end. Throughout the book, our dark-eyed…

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A Manananggal Movie That’s Not Half-Bad

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Total ScoreI am not the biggest fan of Philippine movies. They’re usually unnecessarily camp and more concerned in promoting their cast rather than selling a story. But with last year’s MMFF making a huge step for indie actual-narrative- driven films and this mid-year launch of the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, I guess it’s high time we put down the cringe shields and give this new generation of films a chance – Hashtag SupportLocal. And of course, my first choice out of the film fest was Ang Manananggal Sa Unit 23B…

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ZenFone 4 Brand Ambassador Bea Alonzo Launching 2-Part Online Short

Bea Alonzo, the crowned brand ambassador for the ASUS ZenFone 4 line will be releasing her first 2-part online short film along with ASUS. Titled as Never Let Me Forget, the short film is an artisitc telling of Alette and Matěj’s tale, previous sweethearts who decided to part ways because of their very different worlds, and how the all kinds of moments shared in-between them help the would-have-been couple to endure and eventually rekindle. Alonzo, is set to play the role of female lead Alette, alongside Matěj Loub, a Czech actor who is currently based…

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