No Joke: Comedian Ethel Booba tears up after blurting out she’s pregnant on daytime TV

Loose-lipped comedian Ethel Booba has said a lot of funny, crazy things about a lot of controversial personalities in the Philippines, but today on the noontime variety TV show “It’s Showtime,” she still managed to surprise the show’s hosts when she got teary-eyed after blurting out that she is six months pregnant. Read: The 11 best ...

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Dungeons & Dildos: Filipino-made board game helps people explore kinks in a safe environment

Dungeons & Dildos: Filipino-made board game helps people explore kinks in a safe environment

A new adult board game, developed in Manila and cheekily dubbed Happy Ending, is promising to give couples around the world — or groups, if you’re into that kind of...

Netflix drops trailer for first Filipino original movie ‘Dead Kids’

Netflix drops trailer for first Filipino original movie ‘Dead Kids’

Netflix’s first Filipino original movie, Dead Kids, just released its official trailer today, and it looks like it might just be the kind of snappy, stylish thriller to...

Weekend Warrior: Nov. 14 – 17

Weekend Warrior: Nov. 14 – 17

True blue Manileños, recent transplants, and visitors to our city all know — there is never a lack of things to do in Manila. This is Coconuts Manila’s guide to all things...

First-ever Filipino-designed Vans sneakers with mythology-inspired design hit stores this Friday

First-ever Filipino-designed Vans sneakers with mythology-inspired design hit stores this Friday

Limited edition Vans sneakers sporting Filipino artist Nikko Pelaez’s prize-winning mythology-inspired designs will drop on Friday this week in select stores all over the...

‘An incredible feeling,’ Actor Willem Dafoe says of experiencing EDSA revolution while filming ‘Platoon’

‘An incredible feeling,’ Actor Willem Dafoe says of experiencing EDSA revolution while filming ‘Platoon’

Every Filipino has an older family member who participated in the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution, that dramatic moment in Philippine history where a dictator was toppled by...

Challenge Accepted: Pastor Quiboloy takes comedian’s dare to end EDSA traffic, long-running TV show – kind of

Challenge Accepted: Pastor Quiboloy takes comedian’s dare to end EDSA traffic, long-running TV show – kind of

Following his mind-boggling declaration that he had personally halted the Mindanao earthquake, a controversial televangelist yesterday accepted a TV host’s dare to pull off two...

Filipinos blast animated film ‘Elcano and Magellan’ for depicting colonizers as heroes

Filipinos blast animated film ‘Elcano and Magellan’ for depicting colonizers as heroes

Not taking kindly to colonizers being depicted as heroes, Filipinos took to Twitter today to express disgust and extreme disapproval of the upcoming animated film Elcano and...

Metalheads, assemble! Slipknot will (finally) perform in Manila in 2020

Metalheads, assemble! Slipknot will (finally) perform in Manila in 2020

American “nu metal” band Slipknot — known for their ever-present masks and heavy-as-a-ton-of-bricks sound — will be performing in Manila at Quezon City’s...

‘A spiraling journey of depression’: Actor Paulo Avelino opens up about mental health crisis on Instagram

‘A spiraling journey of depression’: Actor Paulo Avelino opens up about mental health crisis on Instagram

Actor Paulo Avelino admitted in an Instagram post yesterday that he faced mental health crises in the past and had even entertained “suicidal thoughts.” Read: 10...


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