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Mikey Bustos Filipino Mythical Creatures Rap

Mikey Bustos Filipino Mythical Creatures Rap

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Mikey Bustos is a Canadian-born Filipino YouTube star. He's known for his hilarious tutorial and song parodies about being Pinoy.The particular video I’m featuring today is all about legendary beings that roam the Philippines. Some people say that these so-called mythical creatures can even been seen today, especially if you have a “Third Eye.” (more…)
Facebook Crackdown Hits Guimaras

Facebook Crackdown Hits Guimaras

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Call me "Old School." I am a crusty old expat at age 63. In the Fifties, when I was growing up in a sleepy small town in Central Illinois, the latest high tech gadget in our household was a black-and-white television set. We got five channels from St. Louis on that old wooden box: KSD, the NBC affiliate, KTVI, offering programming from ABC, KMOX, backed by CBS, and independent station, KPLR, which featured one of my personal favorites, The Three Stooges,  and the Public Television station, KETC, which I rarely watched at the time since Mr. Rogers creeped me out.  (more…)

Living in the Philippines: Five Year Review

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Living in the Philippines: Five year review. With our fifth year in paradise approaching, I thought this would be a good time to look back at some previous posts regarding past reviews and see how my viewpoint has changed since those earlier days in "paradise." Here's part one of a two part series. Sunset on the Iloilo Strait. One of my all time favorite pictures that I've taken in the past five years.  (more…)
“Opo Pinoy Style” Video Goes Viral: Gangnam Style Parody

“Opo Pinoy Style” Video Goes Viral: Gangnam Style Parody

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"Opo Pinoy Style," starring Filipino-Canadian Mikey Bustos, is going viral on YouTube. It's close to hitting one million views and was just released this past Jan. 4.  It features  "Amalayer Girl" Paula Jamie Salvosa who was featured on another viral video posted last November. Salvosa had an altercations with a lady guard in one of the Metro Manila train stations.      "So you're making me look like a liar?" she asked the guard in the video.  Salvosa has since explained in broadcast interviews that she had been provoked by the lady guard who inappropriately told her off for skipping security checks. The "Gangnam Style" Pinoy video underscores Pinoy tourist spots, food, traditions and even idiosyncrasies. "Opo", the Filipino way of saying yes respectfully or when addressing elders, repla