Mina and Tania are back after the loooong weekend. Mina just read a steampunk novel and she and Tania discuss steampunk and the different genres in local fiction, and what they’d like to read more of.[…]
Did you miss us? Mina and I are livestreaming this week’s podcast episode on Wednesday, August 27, at 8pm Manila Time on our YouTube channel. For this episode, Mina tells us how much fun she had watching the Philippine Volcanoes’ rugby game in Hong Kong, and the Stephanie Perkins’s latest book Isla and the Happily Ever After. I’ll tell you what happened at the Asian Red Carpet premiere of Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno, the live-action adaptation of the anime, which was graced by the film’s director and stars (There was touching!), and how many times I’ve seen the film (so far).[…]
We’ll talk about Buqo’s new NTSF romance ebooks (#buqosteamyreads) and our feels for the new season of “Game of Thrones“. Also, with all that’s happened in Captain America: Winter Soldier, how are things over at “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”?
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In this episode of the Five By Five Podcast, Mina talks about hanging out with Dia Frampton during the latter’s recent visit to Manila, and Tania will let you in on her favorite writing-related podcasts. This week’s guest journalist and book blogger Ron Lim talks about the Gayle Foreman signing at National Bookstore, other popular authors’ visits to Manila, and the Philippine book scene.[…]
In part 1 of this week’s episode, we talked about the return of our favorite television detective and give our thoughts on the trailer of the upcoming Veronica Mars feature film. Mina shares her love for Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief. And then we give a long shout out to our pal Chef Sharwin Tee‘s new restaurant, The Quirky Bacon, which serves the most wonderful things one can do to pork.
(Plus, we have a giveaway!)[…]
This week we talked about our favorite things of 2013, interviewed authors Chris Mariano, Chrissie Peria and Miles Tan, and discussed the newly released clip of the upcoming movie Divergent based on the wildly popular book by Veronica Roth.
Our favorite things of 2013:
- Mina: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
- Tania: Japanese band ONE OK ROCK‘s Europe/Asia Tour
- Miles: Cambodia (free wifi everywhere! beautiful sights!)
- Chris: TableTop (web series on celebrity tabletop gaming)
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