I was reading the Philippine Daily Inquirer during my lunch break at the office when I noticed a small news item on the sports page. Although the short article was but a footnote compared to other major sports stories that covered the NBA, the Smart Gilas campaign, and the French Open, I couldn’t resist and [...]
My good friend Bonn Aure, a professor on leave from the University of San Carlos Sociology-Anthropology Department who is currently in Lajas, Puerto Rico to study the artificially introduced patas monkeys there, gave his two cents on a recent blog post I wrote regarding animal bloodsport (cock fighting and dogfighting) vis-à-vis boxing and MMA:
“I am for [...]
Many years ago, back when I was still writing for Sun.Star Cebu’s Lifestyle section, I wrote a feature story on pitbulls and pitbull owners here in Cebu. The article was generally well-received, but also earned the ire of a dog fighter who promptly emailed me his thoughts on the matter.
I do not recall now what [...]