Jam Pascual

October 11, 2019

How Yahoo! Messenger became a hotbed for modern online communication

The emoticons of the discontinued chat service were in a semiotic league of their own.
September 20, 2019

‘Pon and Zi’ taught us more about love than we once thought

The webcomic from the internet's early days brings us back to the time of DeviantArt, the emo movement, and carefree adolesence.
July 9, 2019

What we know so far about Netflix’s ‘Trese’ and what we’re hoping will happen

Jay Oliva — a.k.a. the guy behind some of the best DC animated films — is set to direct the series adaptation.
July 6, 2019

Why ‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ is still required viewing, over 10 years later

There’s a whole generation of people that hasn’t seen the iconic anime, and that needs to be changed, like, right now.
June 15, 2019

K-Pop and social issues aren’t mutually exclusive

‘K-pop stans should care about more important issues’ isn’t a wrong opinion, but it’s a corny, unfair one
June 9, 2019

Three things you need to know about Fête de la Musique 2019

Half almanac, half survival guide for what may be the biggest music event of the year.
June 8, 2019

Making a case for Carly Rae Jepsen’s underrated debut album, ‘Tug of War’

In the wake of the release of ‘Dedicated,’ we take a look at a Carly Rae album that didn’t quite register on the pop culture radar.
May 11, 2019

Ben&Ben shows us that friendship and artistry are two sides of the same coin

“This album is the first album that’s really a super solid mesh and collaboration between all nine of us, equally.”
May 4, 2019

OG Advice: Conchitina Cruz navigates creativity and the greater forces that surround it

“Literature is not, by default, a site of resistance.”