Potted Potter: A Muggle’s Take on the Play

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When  a  friend of mine invited me to a show called Potted Potter, I didn’t read  any  reviews  or  articles  about  it. I didn’t want to have  a biased judgment    before  I  even watch  it. I was a little excited as to how they were  able  to fit the seven books of the Harry Potter series [...]

The Perks of Being Depressed . . .

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…is finding time to catch up on TV series that friends have been raving about, finally convincing myself that Korean movies are good, stocking up on books, and having something to write about. You know what they say about it being lonely on top? Well, I’m kind of in that situation now, only I’m not [...]

Waiter Rant: Thanks for the Tip – Confessions of a Cynical Waiter: A Review from an Observant Customer

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It was a busy night for the restaurant I was in. It was a Friday night, not to mention payday for most of us. Almost everyone was shelling out money and having fun. A woman sitting in the middle of the room with three kids caught my attention. She was well dressed, and so were [...]

50 Reasons You Should Read Fifty Shades of Grey

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To mark Muses & Things’ 1st monthsary, we decided that this week’s theme will be all about our own “Firsts,” whatever that means to us. So for my “First” entry, I decided to write my first book review in this blog (actually it’s the first blog entry I’ve ever written in this blog that’s not [...]

INSECTISSIMO: Lourd de Veyra and Poetry of the Wasak

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Of course, the name rings like a bell . . . well, it registers more like a crash of cymbals. Lourd de Veyra—frontman of spoken-word-jazz-rock band Radioactive Sago Project; conqueror of other forms of media with shows on TV5, a radio show on Radyo Singko, and the much-followed This Is A Crazy Planets blog on [...]

A Book I Wish I Read in High School

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Ah, high school. Those years in our lives filled with moments that we both want to remember with the biggest smiles and need to forget with utmost desperation. Mine was no different. It was tough, heartbreaking, and at some point, I thought I would never make it out alive. But it was also full of [...]