Thursday, June 25, 2009

A Certain Shade Of Green

Raft3r’s favorite color is green

I am also green minded and there is no denying that.

Green signifies life. This color is also very pleasing to the eyes.

My car is green. So is the rest of my stuff. Even Raft3r’s toothbrush is green. It is also the color of money which is one of Raft3r’s favorite things.

I am quite known to take things to the extreme. So The Deadbeat Club is now green, as well.

A huge shout out to Oishi for making it happen. Thank you. You’re a lifesaver.

The only green thing Raft3r can do without: FROGS.

Post script: We are still trying to iron out some kinks with the new layout. Please bear with us.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Riding In Cars With Boys

Raft3r is a big fan of road trips.

There is nothing more enjoyable than going on a joyride with your male buddies.

Of course, girls are wonderful, too. But chicks and cars just don’t mix.

This weekend my friends and I are off to Bolinao, Pangasinan.

I’m excited since I haven’t since them in awhile. There are a lot of tales to be exchanged.

Raft3r is the designated driver.

We have no map and I dunno exactly where Bolinao is. That certainly adds to the fun, huh?

Besides, what matters most is the journey and not the destination.

For the entire trip, I will be wearing my brand new Wayfarer. Raft3r gets to travel in style.

Let the good times roll.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

No Son Of Mine

Fathers taught their sons to:

- Not to cry;
- Play ball;
- Drive;
- Be good with their hands like Handy Manny;
- Respect their mothers;
- Fear going to the doctor;
- Handle finances well;
- Find humor in everything;
- Never ask for directions, even when lost; and
- How to cheat on girls without getting caught.

Thank you, Dad. You're the best.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Video Killed The Radio Star

Sorry to disappoint.

But this post is not about Katrina Halili and that perverted doctor.

Due to modern technology, one can upload a video on YouTube and become an instant celebrity.

Yes, that is what the world has come to these days.

It only takes a video to make one famous.

How else can you explain Paris Hilton? Talent is no longer a requirement.

Tune in to your local channels and you would see nameless starlets with no thespian skills. It’s insulting.

It’s 2009. Hey, everyone is entitled to their own 15 minutes of fame.

Raft3r is certainly waiting for his.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Growing Pains

Raft3r has come along way since puberty.

Here's why:

- I used to be short, thin, and sickly;
- My high school get up was composed of cycling shorts and Tretorns;
- Hair smothered with Aquanet;
- Embarrassing naked baby pictures;
- Crushing on Tori Spelling.

Thank God for growth, right?

Friday, June 12, 2009

I Could Break Your Heart Any Day Of The Week

That has got to be the greatest super hero power EVER.

What do you think?

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Better The Devil You Know

Raft3r was invited to a special screening of the prequel to The Da Vinci Code.

I am not a fan of the book. So I had very little expectations for Angels & Demons.

Armed with buttered popcorn and a large Coke, Raft3r set foot inside a movie house with a gorgeous chick in tow.

The whole incident reminded me of why I no longer enjoy going to the movies.

Raft3r was seated next to an extremely annoying bastard.

As if his date was deaf and/or blind, he kept telling her what the scene was about and what will unfold next.

I was impressed with his know it all attitude. But please shut your pie hole.

And that was just for starters…

Mr. Know It All had his mobile phone in full volume. So every time someone sent him an SMS, the whole theater knew. He answered a few calls, as well.

His phone wasn’t even that impressive. I wanted to shove my iPhone down his throat.

When the movie ended, he told his date: “Sabi ko sayo alam ko ang mangyayari, eh. (I told you I knew what was going to happen.)”

I planned to run him over, if I came across him in the parking lot.

Unfortunately, the guy and his date took the exit that headed straight to the public transport terminal.


Sunday, June 7, 2009

What Women Want

I love girls.

They are such fascinating creatures.

Just when you think you got them figured out, they turn over a new leaf.

They still remain a big mystery to Raft3r.

There are certain things about the opposite sex that continue to boggle me and make me scratch my head.

For instance:

- Why girls say no when they actually mean yes;

- Their affinity for bags, shoes, and accessories;

- Why girls head to the restroom in groups;

- How they can talk non stop;

- Why girls take so long to prepare for a date;

- The whole Twilight and Robert Pattinson phenomenon;

- Why girls are such drama queens;

- Plus the burning question: “Am I fat?”

- How girls can change their minds as fast as they change their hair color.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Waiting In Vain

A true test of love is patience – at least, for Raft3r it is.

If a girl can make me wait for at least two hours in order for her to get ready for our date and I won’t get pissed, that is a pretty good indication our relationship can last for a minimum of six months and subject to renewal.

Monday, June 1, 2009

The Hand That Rocks The Cradle

Raft3r’s mom is pissed.

Our household help for over two years has abandoned us.

She left without even saying goodbye.

She just packed her things and left in the middle of the night. She took our house keys, too.

Let us examine the reasons why she left our Mali Bay residence:

- We treated her like family.
- She was required to join us for dinner and attend most family functions.
- Her sleeping quarter was air-conditioned and had cable TV.
- She was provided a mobile phone for convenience.
- Salary was above average.
- She took days off whenever she wanted.

Is it too much to expect a little gratitude from someone? Unless you’re Angel Locsin, of course.

Post script: My mom received a love note from our ex-household help yesterday asking for forgiveness.