Category Archives: Media

Hindi Ako Botter on TV5

3 years after parodying Jessica Soho, my clay animation graces Philippine TV again!

HINDI AKO BOTTER

HINDI AKO BOTTER

“This Week sa FRONT ACT: The Lighter Side of JETHRO DIONISIO, Stanley goes to Mixed Martial Arts, Mike & Stanley Presents Clayground Animation’s HINDI AKO BOTTER, & The Origin of Captain Barangay Captain! SUNDAY 5:30 PM on TV 5, Channel 10 sa SKY, HOME, & Destiny Cable!”

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Foreign cartoons that will never be dubbed in Tagalog 2

Filipino clay animator Edwin Guillermo remembers when youths were aghast at the idea of tagalizing anime and comes up with a list of toons that would make Danny Mandia himself grimace.

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MTV EXIT

MTV EXIT 2009 PHILIPPINES CONCERT TOUR KICKS OFF

MAY 22 AT THE MALL OF ASIA CONCERT GROUNDS TO

RAISE AWARENESS AND INCREASE PREVENTION OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING

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Richard Poon at Eastwood

Richard Poon promotes his new album

Richard Poon promotes his new album

Singer Richard Poon sang last Friday at a new mall in Eastwood, Libis with his 10-piece jazz band. Behind him, the windows of the adjacent building glow in changing colored lights.

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Foreign TV series that will never be adapted for Philippine television part 3

6) The Sopranos (HBO)

Ang Sopranong Kalbo

Ang Sopranong Kalbo

Philippine Television will never be ready to take the villain as the protagonist. Imagine an action movie gangster boss such as Eddie Gutierrez, Eddie Garcia, or Michael de Mesa being the main focus of the TV show.  We are not interested in the problems of the rich, nor can we relate to them.

Here, crime bosses do not hide from the law. They ARE the law.

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Foreign TV series that will never be adapted for Philippine television part 2

3. CSI (CBS)

IMBESTIGASYON SA EKSENA NG KRIMEN

"IMBESTIGASYON SA EKSENA NG KRIMEN"

In Philippine movies and television, scientists mainly exist in science fiction. They create and maintain cyborg superheroes such as Batang X and Codename: Asero.  Like medical doctors and other intelligent and successful people, scientists will never be protagonists in Philippine media.

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Foreign TV series that will never be adapted for Philippine television part 1

GMA 7s answer to Uchuu Keiji Shaider

GMA 7's answer to Uchuu Keiji Shaider

Mainstream Philippine television (ABS CBN 2, GMA 7) is replete with adaptations of foreign TV series. As of today, GMA is airing Zorro, which is a Pinoy adaptation of Johnston McCulley’s famous movie and TV character. On the Other hand, ABS-CBN is airing May Bukas Pa, an adaptation of Marcelino Pan y Vino.  The past adapted tv series are too many to mention in one blog.

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