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Titanic (1997) revisited

17.12.97 On this day 20 years ago, James Cameron’s blockbuster of blockbusters premiered in Sydney. A tribute to the most famous sunken ship ever, the picture went on to be the highest grossing film of all time, holding the title … Continue reading

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Cellular life

Just today: I’ve finally finished Dan Brown’s latest, which probes the relevance of religion in a science-overran world. The atheist tech magnet tries to stun the world, offering answers to two of life’s biggest questions: Where do we come from? … Continue reading

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Peligrosong pamumuhay

Here at Mot Juste, I care about the sustained relevance of creatures big and small. We need to better manage other flora and fauna for the sake of posterity. I remember in our high school yearbook, my mentor included a … Continue reading

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My updated reading list

Earlier this year, I compiled a list of the year’s reading up until that point. Since that post in early June, I have normed a further five books (all fiction). I will order the texts from the first to the … Continue reading

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The interpreter of dreams

Have you been dreaming? It’s hard to believe this but even Hannibal Lecter succumbs to the subconscious. Meanwhile, I’ve been dreaming a lot, which is nothing new. The recurrent theme of my dreams in recent months is that I try … Continue reading

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The Last Suffer

This is not a rant. What would you feel, to have a thorn stuck on your throat? That thorn has been there all year yet nothing seems to get it unstuck As Rizal once wrote, ‘Ang lipunan ay may cancer’ … Continue reading

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The Big Bang Theory reviewed

Over the years, there have been some sitcoms that have captivated audiences and stood the test of time. From Seinfeld to Friends, Modern Family to The Office, these shows have proven the continued relevance of the sitcom genre through the … Continue reading

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