Someone asked me how my blog and newspaper column came to be titled "Bleachers Brew". It's like this, it's an amalgam of sorts of two things: The bleachers area in the stadium/arena where I used to sit when I would watch baseball, football, and basketball games and Miles Davis' great jazz album Bitches Brew. That's how it got culled together. I originally planned on calling it "The View from the Big Chair" that is a nod to Tears For Fear's second album, Songs from the Big Chair. So there.
American Gladiators fan here! Am real glad they revived this great show for the new millennium. And they've got Hulk Hogan and Laila Ali as the perfect hosts. In case you don't know what time this is, it's on Mondays 8pm on Jack TV.
My fave events are as follows: 1. Assault 2. The Eliminator 3. Earthquake 4. Joust 5. Gauntlet
I work for The Social Standard where I am the Head of Content for thesocialstandard.net
I also write regularly for Business Mirror; ph.nba.com; philstar.com; pba.inquirer.net; and abs-cbnnews.com. I am also the editor-in-chief of PBA Life, the Official Lifestyle Magazine of the Philippine Basketball Association.
I am also currently the media officer for the Filoil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup and the National Basketball Training Center.
I do PR consultancy for a variety of clients that I do not want to divulge.
My blog, Bleachers' Brew, serves as a hub for many of my writings (but not all as there are some that are exclusive).
When I have free time, I listen to my collection of over 5,000 CDs, read, watch DVDs, or walk my dog around the subdivision.
My all-time favorite football team. I bleed Liverpool Red.
Books in my collection: Joan of Arc: A History by Helen Castor
CDs in my collection: The Central Park Concert by the Dave Matthews Band
My fave bands/musicians
British Sea Power, Rancid, Pearl Jam, Tool, Broken Social Scene, Dave Matthews Band, U2, Smashing Pumpkins, Reel Big Fish, Bob Marley and the Wailers, Ra Ra Riot, Sigur Ros, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Oasis, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, The Clash, Death Cab for Cutie, X, Eyes Set to Kill, Mastodon, The Gaslight Anthem, Interpol, The Boxer Rebellion, Up Dharma Down, Taken By Cars, Techy Romantics, Stars, Deftones, Ivy, Seapony, Cocteau Twins, My Sad Captains, Ballet School, the Smiths, and New Order.