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Saturday, June 13, 2009

ToyCon 2009 Live Video Streaming 10am-9pm June 13-14, 2009

For those viewing, please close the chatbox on the broadcast (if ever) it appears automatically.


Add us up at Yahoo! Messenger or call us up at our mobile landline at 3344064 within the event location. Also! please check out our website for details and for the locations of the other two cameras.. this will be the main feed though... please do enjoy!

Anime Alliance Philippines Camera 2
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8th Toy Con 2009 impact at day zero

I was at the ingress and set up of the event, and I just felt a very good vibes and positive energy for toycon 2009. Im very happy on its turn out even that the main event will happen after 12 hours and the joys of hobby and collecting turns us 5 friends to organize the biggest pop culture convention in the Philippines, we like to call it the toys-comics-anime-cosplay-movie convention, but its hard to stitch all of it, thats why we label it as the pop culture grand daddy of all convention in the Philippines, the event is on its 8 years, I think its the longest and biggest convention organized and I'm glad that my contribution 7 years ago evolved and I see that the event is having a big success due to its big collaboration with all the people in the industry.

the event became successful, thanks to the internet, and now for this year.. I like to promote the collaboration and camaraderie of all people involved in the community and industry of pop culture. I think this blog features pop culture things, and Toy Con is part of it even the first time I joined the event.

whew,, im so excited.. hope to see everyone.
feel free to visit me at the tech booth. I'll be there the whole day :)
a meet n greet at the tech booth ahhahaha.

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more photos at 8th Toy Con 2009 - day zero photos


Friday, June 12, 2009

More exciting adventures to take place In Jollitown Season 2

Let's go to Jollitown!!!!!!!!!
don't forget to watch their new episode this sunday!

A lot of exciting and educational adventures are set to unravel in everyone’s favorite neighborhood Jollitown!

Catch the show's remaining episodes of Season 2 as more exciting and fun plots laden with positive values and helpful reminders are in store.

There’s this episode reminding kids on the importance of eating a hearty breakfast. Here, the little girl named Lulu encounters magical characters and embarks on breathtaking escapades with her friends while she learns new and interesting things on how to keep healthy and strong for her everyday activities. With the help of the Jollifriends, she realizes the importance of family and the meaning of friendship as well. Read more below

Another episode demonstrates the value of obeying one's parents and following the rules. In this episode, Jack gets himself into a lot of trouble when he disobeys the instructions of his parents while on a camping trip with the Jollifriends. With the help of enchanting characters and his Jollitown pals, Jack realizes that parents indeed know best and finds out that true friends are always there when you need them.

Count on Jollitown in providing kids with fun and entertainment while at the same time teaching them good values.

So keep it glued to each episode of Jollitown Season 2 where every child is guaranteed to have fun while learning.

Jollitown airs from 8:30 to 9:00 am Sundays on GMA-7.

Toys and gaming event this coming weekend

Its the biggest geek-collectible and gaming event of the month of June, and since its the Toy Con 2009 happening tomorrow, i like to post and support these coming events taking place after our event and also during our event.

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Tekken 5 : Bloodline Rebellion Tournament 2009
June 13, 2009
Even Center, SM Megamall
click the image to view the details

Tekken director Katsuhiro Harada will be there again. You can watch our video interview with him here from his last visit last year.

info source

This is event is for all of you in the south! check it out, i just wish that i can teleport to Davao after the Toy Con
The exhibit will run for 1 week at The Spazio, 3rd floor of the Gaisano Mall of Davao from June 15 to 21 (Monday to Sunday) and there will be a Cosplay Event on June 20, 2009 (Saturday) from 2:00pm onwards.

visit their official website at

and for our event Toy Con 2009, dont to miss and visit Mindstyle booth to meet/greet/and have your toy autograph by Tim Tsui and TobyHK

Saturday, June 13, 2009
4:00 PM - 6:00PM

Sunday, June 14, 2009
2:00PM - 4:00PM

visit Mindsyle booth.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

got my free PCD concert tickets and then saw Nicole Scherzinger at SM MOA

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I just got lucky that I saw Nicole Scherzinger of the Pussy Cat Dolls in SM MOA, me and Lace were there to claim our FREE concert tickets, and thanks to CLEAR for providing us party bloggers a swag of concert tickets. Lace got 4 tickets, and me got 4 too, will share this tickets to my friends so that they can join with us all bloggers and watch PCD in SM MOA concert grounds.

Concert will be tonight at 8PM

I'll attend an event later at 4pm in Makati, and heard that they will be giving free tickets too, hope that tickets is upgraded to Silver or Gold eheehehe.

more photos here at got my free PCD concert tickets and then saw Nicole Scherzinger at SM MOA

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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Pinoy Popcast Episode 2

One of the best episode.. and its getting better and better, thanks to our guests and our celebrity guest. I did a review here about Philips Go Gear and the Cherry Mobile phone as part of the segment of the show. I was about to do a Transformers movie feature, but I decided to do that in episode 3. Click and listen to our podcast show, thanks to everyone who listen and watch our live video streaming and I just can't believe that we reached a total of more than 50 unique listeners and viewers. thanks guys!

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Download the mp3 here

By: Singing Blogger

Pinoy PopCast is the Philippine’s podcast for bloggers, where anything under the sun can be discussed. PPC is a way of making the bloggers speak, and not just write.
I was luckily invited for the 2nd episode of the said podcast, together with the following:
Jonel Uy of Digital Manila
Carl Valenzona of The Beautiful Times
Ed Arevalo of Music Picks
Mica of Micamyx
and hosted by:
Pocholo Gonzales of CreatiVoices Productions and VoiceMaster
Azrael Coladilla of Azrael’s Merryland

The episode has a guest Radio DJ as well, and she is Angel of DWLL Mellow 94.7 FM. So If you like this podcast, which will be released in a few hours, don’t forget to listen to Office Radio, Mondays thru Fridays, 10AM - 2PM!

This episode tackled the latest Pinoy Pop Culture news by Azrael, followed by the latest blog entries of Carl. Jonel (Sago) discussed his recent travel experience, and promoted the 1st year celebration of his blog. Then Ed promoted the upcoming events, which includes the Pussycat Dolls Doll Domination: Live In Manila.

On the commentary part, everyone got the chance to speak out about Making Money Online in everyone’s own words from each’s experience.
And for the episodes highlight, I, The Singing Blogger, and Mica get the chance to perform the song Careless Whisper on live stream! Finally, we were able to perform the song on the same room! Haha!

The podcast was then concluded with invitations for upcoming events and current promos.
We would like to thank our sponsor, Red Ribbon for the 100% Beef Salisbury Steak and Cookies and Cream Cake. They’re both undeniably delicious indeed.
And of course I would like to thank Pinoy PopCast for letting me express my thoughts and sing on the said episode. Sir Pocholo Gonzales, it was such a pleasure for letting me in to your tambayan ng bloggers! Thank you very much! And also my sincerest gratitude to the ones who invited me, Azrael and Sago! Nice working with you guys!

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If you are a blogger and love books, then Check it out this cool activity from Fullybooked, thanks to them for sharing this info to me, I think even if you are not a member of the book bloggers club, can still join the activity and contest, read the mechanics below.

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Calling all Bloggers Book Club members!

Fully Booked is giving BBC members the exclusive opportunity to win free books! Ten (10) books will be given away monthly!

Here are the mechanics:

1. Fully Booked will give BBC members a chance to win 10 books monthly; titles of the books will be announced via the website and e-zine.
2. Only ten (10) winners can win in a month. Once a winner has been drawn he/she can no longer join again.
3. BBC members must BLOG about their favorite book/author and include the BBC logo in their entry.
4. The link must be emailed to: including the member's name, email address, blog site and mobile number
5. Fully Booked will draw the winners during these dates:
* June 30, 2009
* July 30, 2009
* September 30, 2009
6. The winners will be announced via the website and e-zine. Winners will also be notified via email. Winners' entries will be featured in the Bookerazzi page of the Fully Booked website.
7. Promo period: June 15- September 30, 2009


a repost from my plurk, clearing some rumors and issue circulating about me.

a repost from my plurk, clearing some rumors and issue circulating about me.

I'm leaving now! because i want to fix some issues spreading about me and my two female blogger friends. and bec. of the rumor mongers. my relationship with my gf is fucked up! and been arguing it everyday..and i dont want everyone ganging up on someone. i want to be at peace.. and all stress in my work and life and having this issue is not very healthy... yes..i might have cancer but i will wait for the doctors diagnose.... and this issue still revolves around the network and not that good to see that it affects my two friends, me and my gf.... and tnx to these rumor mongers for making up lots of stories ..dagdag bawas kung baga...all lies

there's nothing wrong with our ongoing friendship with my 2 friends i mean, i am friends to everyone.and it seems that everyone is putting malice, my two friends are not my so called NEW GF.. i like to correct that and make clear that i dont do 3 GF at the same time..thats crazy. and rumor mongers kept on babbling that they are my new gf, and it reached my private life and now my gf is not happy with it, i want to fix and lace are okay...... but i want to fix the other side... pls pls pls., top spreading the is not TRUE...i just hope you guys asked me and confirmed it with me..we are adults.not kids, we see every event and didnt know that every event you people are observing my actions with my two new friends....

i just can't believe that you guys put bad means with our friendship...and my relationship with my gf is not good today...on and off, i hope this issue will be clear..... and stop the rumor mongers for enjoying to much with the won on this...but as the robin says "crime does not pay...."

to my two sorry that i acted really slow...i just hope you two are cool and easy..i know the hard times you been through lately

to my gf..i hope you trust me and believe on me....dont close your mind and cover your ears.. pls. listen to me, bec. i love you

ALL of us 4 are victims.... of this issue..of this rumor mongering..i dont want to blame the community.i just want this to be clear lang, i want to end it..and move on to our separate lives.... i love everyone here..and i dont want any WAR or conflicts...

to everyone and my friends who are always with me, and do support me, for not believing on the rumor..tnx guys for the advice.., i still believe that there are still more GOOD people in my networks.... hope lets have a good peace and not war

all we need is love..... love is all we need.

PLAYBOY Philippines’ June 2009 issue goes Green!


Doing their part for the environment, PLAYBOY Philippines’ June issue goes all out with articles, features and pictorials all devoted to Mother Earth. January 2009’s half-German Playmate MIA GRAY shows her support for PETA as their latest celebrity endorser and PLAYBOY Philippines’ latest cover girl.

Like other PLAYBOY models who have appeared in PETA's racy ads, Gray isn't shy about speaking out for what she believes in. "There's nothing glamorous or sexy about wearing the skins of animals who were beaten, anally or vaginally electrocuted, suffocated, strangled, or skinned alive. From an ethical standpoint, fur is just plain ugly—and so are (the) people who wear it. I'd definitely rather pose naked for PLAYBOY than wear a fur for a so-called fashion magazine."

Philanthropist GINA LOPEZ sits down with Managing Editor Mikhail Lecaros for 20QUESTIONS and shares her thoughts on advocacies, social responsibility and media’s role in shaping the world as we know it. Also in the issue, PLAYBOY takes a look at some of the FILIPINO ECO-WARRIORS doing their bit for nature on conservation’s frontlines while GREENPEACE IN THE NEW MEDIA explores how the international organization has adapted to operate and spread its message in the digital age. PLAYBOY also goes into the head of a PETA activist to see just what it takes to take ones clothes off for a cause, and explores the benefits, practicality and implications of GOING VEGAN.

June’s PLAYMATE OF THE MONTH AYA MONTEZ goes au naturel for a truly memorable pictorial shot on location in beautiful Ilocos, and as a special bonus, the issue includes a special on the many international models and celebrities who have posed for PETA over the years, from YASMIEN KURDI and ALICIA MAYER to IMOGEN BAILEY and SOPHIE MONK. Rounding off the issue is an eye-opening interview with international bestselling author of Fight Club and Choke, Chuck Pahlaniuk.

Go Planet

It’s not uncommon knowledge that the propensity of people to listen is inversely proportionate to the level that someone’s talking down to them. Let’s face it, from overbearing employers to the clumsily delivered morals found in glorified toy commercials (cartoons) nobody likes being preached to. We at Playboy have oft been accused of having our own issues with authority or alternative points of view, but nothing could be farther from the truth: We’re always more than willing to listen, entertain or discuss any and all ideas or opinions that have a modicum of thought behind them, are presented well, and most importantly, neither hurt or take advantage of anyone.

On that note, the idea behind putting the spotlight on conservation this month was made not in haste, but with the intention to avoid the usual litanies on recycling and preservation that can be found just about anywhere else. It is our honor to have the topic covered by those who have made it their lives’ work, those eminently more qualified to speak about it.

Clichéd as it sounds, we’ve only got one Earth. It’s about time we started acting like it.

bloggers commentary
there will be a press event and launching of this issue tonight at Zenses bar in A.Venue hall
see you there!

And I heard that a part of the magazine's profit will be donated to cool.

Roam the X Travel Fair at Cubao X

SAVE THE DATE: JUNE 12, 2009 (Friday)

Come JUNE 12, 2009, ROAM travels by rail. CUBAO X will transform into one huge travel festival. Brace for a night of visual feast, music, booze, good vibes, cool crowd, and great shopping at ROAM THE X Travel Fair! We will also hold a mini-bazaar and FREE travel workshops.

highlighting the works of ROAM Executive Editor Jake Verzosa, Bahaghari de Guzman, Veejay Villafranca and Paolo Picones.

We bring the world of alternative traveling closer to your home sweet home! So don’t miss it!





4:00-4:45: Lomo Roaming Workshop by Bong Rojales & Allan Floreindo of Lomomanila

4:45-5:30: PiliPinas: Why Travel in the Philippines Workshop by Clare Amador of YTRIP

5:30-6:15: Alternative Traveling Workshop by Leia Nagal of Travel Factor

6:30-7:00: EU:Roam Launch by Rossy Yabut & Bong Rojales

7:00-8:00: ROAM CUBE: A collab project of Lomomanila and Weewilldoodle

8:00-8:20: Lomographic Travels by Lomomanila

8:20-8:40: Turo-Turo photo projections

8:40-9:00: LAUNCH OF ROAM MAGAZINE (Issue 02)

9:00: TRAIN OF THOUGHTS by Jake Verzosa, Bahaghari, Veejay Villafranca & Paolo Picones

9:30PM: Pilipinas Street Plan

10:00-11:00PM: Replay of Train of Thoughts, Lomomanila and Turo-Turo photo projections

10:00PM onwards: PARTY time!

Sunday, June 07, 2009

Pinoy Popcast Episode 1

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click here for the streaming of the podcast at

or if you want to download it, click here at
a total of 20mb for the whole 40min. podcast or download

the pop culture podcast show for Filipinos

Jonel Uy of
Carl Valenzona of
Flow Galindez of
Sire Arevallo of
Jp Manahan of
Omar Itay of

hosted by
Pocholo Gonzales of "the voice master"
Azrael Coladilla of "the events master"

for pics visit : Pinoy Popcast Podcast show episode 1 - photos

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We finally got our 1st episode on air, and it's a special episode launching and we are ON AIR! oh I mean..we are live online, I did a video stream of our podcast show and too bad that my webcam didn't worked properly,so we went live with around 50 unique listeners online and streaming the audio only.

We got great guests and featuring our blogger friends. My segment got edited out due to some bloopers, but everyone went live and raw, I discussed some movies like Angels and Demons and Terminator Salvation, it was quite controversial discussion, and with the bloopers thing, I requested to edit out my segment hahhahaa.

The episode features lots of report about event, awareness and advocacy. Just like the MTV EXIT event, Unicef, Dodgeball tournament, and many more. Omar announced some cool promos that can be found online and during this recording we got bad news report about this Con Ass. I'm not aware of it and not too familiar on what's going on, i'm sorry for being so out of place when it comes to politics, but because of my friends here are very aware of it, I just learned from them on what's really happening outside my geeky hub.

We will be having some guests on the next episode, and hope that we can have sponsors like for the food *ehem pizzas...pizzas. aahahaha.

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Azrael Coladilla is the blogger and founder of Azrael's Merryland Blog. This blog started as a personal blog in 2003, and then converted the blog into a lifeblog about his interest and reporting about pop culture, lifestyle, entertainment, technology, food, travel, toys, outdoor adventure, internet and social media. Awarded as the 2009 Most Influential Blogger for Luzon, Philippines, awarded by the Philippine Blog Awards. He is the founder of several online communities - Manila Bloggers Network, Philippine Bloggers Network, Oh My Food! community, Cavite Bloggers, Travel and Blog Community, and Philippine ToyCon. Azrael's Merryland Blog is included in a list of top 50 Blogs in the Philippines , ranked 65th in Top 100 Blogs that Matter , 49 must read lifestyle blog in the Philippines. and rank 40th in 100 Top Philippine Blogs by Feedspot.
He loves to travel, explore, discover, eat new food, document and record his life, meet new people, do photography and collect Transformers toys.
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