26 March 2007

Olympic Logos

It began years ago as a friendly contest between Dickie and I. We would design Olympic logos for certain cities, using only basic coloring materials, and adjudge whose design is hotter. Think Project Runway but with Olympic logos instead of clothes. Being fierce competitors, we were always trying to outdo each other with newer and more complicated designs, concepts and techniques. When the smoke finally cleared, we created, in my humble and unbiased opinion, the most spectacular, life-saving Olympic logos out there. Ever. (Okay, maybe some of them don't look like Olympic logos at all, but that's not that point). Here are some of my babies:






And here's the complete set:



Acapulco, Mexico
Amarillo, Texas, USA
Bangkok, Thailand
Beijing, China
Bordeux, France
Buckingham, England
Cairo, Egypt
Cannes, France
Caracas, Venezuela
Hongkong, China
Kingston, Jamaica
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Palermo, Italy
Puerto Princesa, the Philippines
Stuttgart, Germany


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15 March 2007

20 Most Memorable Lines From Pinoy Movies

Misterhubs dove into the jologs pool and retrieved these 20 gems from Philippine cinema. See if your favorite movie lines made the cut.

1. Nora Aunor, Himala:
Walang himala! Nasa puso ng bawat tao ang himala.

2. Cherie Gil, Bituing Walang Ningning:
You're nothing but a second rate trying hard copycat.

3.
Maricel Soriano, Kaya Kong Abutin Ang Langit:
Ayoko ng tinatapakan ako. Ayoko ng masikip. Ayoko ng mabaho. Ayoko ng walang tubig. Ayoko ng walang pagkain. Ayoko ng putik.

4. Alice Dixon, Lorna Tolentino, Nagbabagang Luha:
Alice: Mamamatay ako pag kinuha mo sa akin si Alex
Lorna: Ipalilibing kita.

5. Nora Aunor, Minsay Isang Gamu Gamo
My brother is not a pig! Ang kapatid ko'y tao hindi baboy damo.

6. Sharon Cuneta, Madrasta:
I was never your partner. I'm just your wife kaya di mo ako niririspeto.

7.
Nora Aunor, Flor Contemplacion The Movie:
I did not... kill.. Anybody!


8. Vilma Santos, Palimos ng Pag-Ibig:
Para kang karinderyang bukas sa lahat ng gustong kumain.

9. Vilma Santos, Dolzura Cortez Story:
Putang-ina! (Slaps doctor) Diyos ka ba? Diyos ka ba para diktahan ang buhay ko? Ayoko nito! Ayoko nito!

10. Matet de Leon, Halimaw sa Banga:
Takot ako eh.

11. Fernando Poe Jr., Hindi Ka Na Sisikatan Ng Araw
Magtago ka na Balderama... dahil bukas... hindi ka na sisikatan ng araw!

12. Vilma Santos, Maricel Soriano, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow:
Vilma: Ako ang asawa, kasama sa bahay, kasiping sa kama
Maricel: At ako naman ang anak. Ang anak, hindi napapalitan. Pero ang asawa, nahihiwalayan.

13. Vilma Santos, Saan Nagtatago Ang Pag-ibig:
Si Val, si Val! Puro na lang si Val. Si Val na walang malay!

14. Maricel Soriano, Lorna Tolentino: Dinampot Ka Lang Sa Putik:
Maricel: Wag kang maka-arte arte na 'kala mo kung sino ka dahil sampid ka lang dito.
Lorna: Hindi pareho lang tayo dito? Pinulot lamang sa lupa?

15. Nida Blanca, Magdusa Ka:
Magdusa ka.

16. Nora Aunor, Vilma Santos, Ikaw Ay Akin:
Vilma: (Stares at Nora)
Nora: (Stares back. No dialogue.)

17. Roderick Paulate, Me and Ninja Liit:
GAGA!

18. Lea Salonga, Bakit Labis Kitang Mahal:
Hindi ko kaya maging purrrrffect.

19. Alice Dixon, Alma Moreno, The Rape of Virginia P.:
Alice: Inyang, ikaw ba yan?
Alma: Oo. You may kiss me if you like.

And my favorite....

20.
Maricel Soriano, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin:
Maricel: Are you having an affair with my husband?
Zsazsa: Affair?
Maricel: Oo affair! Kabit, Querida, Number 2, Mistress..
Zsazsa: Terry..
Maricel: Wag mo akong ma-Terry, Terry. Iyong tanong ko ang sagutin mo. Are you fucking with my husband?
Zsazsa: Minsan!

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