The Rogue Recap: July 14-20

We've become so numb.

SONA2017: Chel Diokno’s War on the War on Drugs

Attorney Jose Manuel Diokno takes a stand on behalf of thousands dead, and aims to help survivors through this recurrence of dark nights.

SONA2017: 100 Days with Bato

What’s it like to be the force behind President Rodrigo Duterte’s controversial war on drugs? Broadcast journalist Jeff Canoy reports on the rock-and-roll life of...

The Most Innovative Restaurant in Manila is in Cubao

Chef Ryan Patrick Dimapilis is cooking up unpretentious, undeniably modern cuisine at Habanero in Cubao X

SONA2017: Voices of Protest from Ten Fed-Up Musicians

A primer on protest music in the Philippines, from its composition and evolution to its relevance in a country that could always use more anger.s

This Week In Cinemas – July 19, 2017

War, spaceships, and a romance set in Japan are among your cinematic options this week.

Dina Gadia Finds Her Balance and a New Maturity

In her latest and first all-paintings Silverlens show, Situation Amongst The Furnishings, the artist returns to top-of-mind territory

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Is it manly to moisturize? Nico Bolzico—footballer, businessman, best person to follow on Instagram, and our first ever Curator for Rogue.ph—weighs in. Read the full story here.

Football: I love to play, watch, talk about it but more intensively, I am obsessed with Lionel Messi.

Horses: For me, they are the most majestic creatures on this planet. I feel I can connect with them. They calm me down. I also look like a horse so that might help.

Agriculture: The first link of anything we need, whatever you look at for sure it has agricultural inputs.

The Economist: I love reading it anywhere I go, lately focusing too much on Donald Trump so not loving it too much.

Endorphins: To me the definition of happiness. I am obsessed with that feeling after a good sweat, better if during sports, but any work out would do, especially when I do #HouseOfErwan.

Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Line: finally found something to apply after sports.

Beef: I love my asado! Grew up eating it and I need it.

Mate: my day to day fuel, Argentinian drink with a metal straw that you share with lot of people

Family/Friends: we are absolutely nothing without them.

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We here at Rogue have decided to create a section devoted to publishing submissions from you guys. So to this end, we are ripping off McSweeney’s. We are admitting to it, because in this age of unmentioned yet obvious pegs, we prefer the honesty of simply saying that we did not come up with this …