A taxpayer has asked the Commission on Elections to disqualify Manny Pacquiao – known for his absenteeism in Congress – from running for senator in 2016. Petitioner Ferdinand Sevilla also asked the poll body to declare Pacquiao a nuisance candidate – inspiring basketball fans to file a petition asking the PBA to declare Pacquiao a nuisance basketball player.
Over the weekend, Cong. Manny Pacquiao finally scored his first ever field goal as a “professional” basketball player. Just so you know, Pacquiao is also the head coach of his team, Mahindra Enforcer. The Sarangani solon is just being very consistent. If he’s not mocking Congress, he’s mocking the PBA.
Communist China has banned excessive drinking, gluttony, and extramarital affairs. In other news, the scheduled Beijing trip of Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada has been canceled.
Lowell Menorca, a former Iglesia Ni Cristo minister, revealed that he and his family were in fact abducted – and detained for three months inside the INC’s central compound in Quezon City. It was a traumatic ordeal. He was allegedly handcuffed, charged with possession of an explosive, and forced to watch the almost three-hour “Felix Manalo” biopic repeatedly.
A recent study has discovered that crocodiles may sleep with only half their brain. Which is nothing compared to some crocodiles in our country who are allowed to legislate even without brain.
For the first time in six years, Vice Ganda has admitted that ‘It’s Showtime’ will never beat rival noontime show ‘Eat Bulaga.’ The acerbic TV host added ‘It’s Showtime’ was given the time slot “hindi para talunin ang Eat Bulaga” but “sasamahan lang silang magpasaya.” That was Vice Ganda’s funniest joke ever.
On the anniversary special of ‘It’s Showtime,’ Vice Ganda admitted that their show will never beat rival noontime program ‘Eat Bulaga.’ AlDub fans are still checking if Vice Ganda’s comment was “real and organic.”
Back to the Future
The 1985 film ‘Back to the Future’ celebrated its 30th anniversary last Oct. 21. To commemorate the event, the people behind the Michael J. Fox starrer released a list of things it accurately predicted such as the use of biometrics, personal drones, hoverboards, and hands-free gaming consoles. The film also correctly predicted that Filipinos would continue to elect thieves and their relatives to public office.
Thirty percent of US teenagers have willingly accepted a ride from a drunk driver within the past year. In the Philippines, we don’t have a similar study although teens have been recently advised to refuse a ride when offered by a drunk Atenean basketeer.
Dr. Arnold Klein, the “Father of Botox” has died at the age of 67. Our condolences go out to his family, friends, Cher, Tingting Cojuangco, Vicki Belo, Gretchen Barreto, and half of show business.
The “Father of Botox” – Dr. Arnold Klein has died. Eulogies and tributes of his grieving clients are moving. Their faces do not.
“Arrogance is an illusion of superiority one perpetrates upon their self. Some may ultimately find their way through the illusion, but only after many losses.”
“Kahit pagsamasamahin namin ang powers namin dito, ‘di ho namin kayang talunin ang Eat Bulaga.”
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[Photos: Manny Pacquiao: Scoopnest.Com; Menorca: GMA News; AlDub: Inquirer.net; Klein: NY Daily News;]