Category Archives: Diversity & Multiculturalism

OFW’s: Anthony Bourdain’s “Manila”

I think it deserves to become a Christmas classic—a weird one, but nonetheless a classic.  The VIDEO below stiches together about 10 minutes of clips available on YouTube from one of the best episodes the late Anthony Bourdain ever did: … Continue reading

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Writing About the Philippines

This post serves partly as an index to the writing I’ve done on this site about my homeland, The Philippines.  My relation to this homeland has been problematic my whole life, and, in fact, the list of writings below is … Continue reading

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Memories from the Mountains

This piece was written many years ago for the Chicago Reader (which eventually didn’t publish it) as a review of the Field Museum exhibit “The People and Art of the Philippines” mounted in the early 1980’s.  It is slightly modified … Continue reading

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