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The Mother of all Cover Letters  Posted on 10/14/2014
By N Mark Castro If you’re a writer or journalist and do not know Hunter S Thompson, then consider yourself lucky … at least you’re walking around on earth naive from its ills and divorced from malice. If you happen to...
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Indonesian Democracy’s Last Hope  Posted on 09/26/2014
By N Mark Castro His predecessor, Akil Mochtar, is serving life imprisonment for corruption charges. The betrayal of public trust was an assault on the country’s foremost institution, including its legal decisions. However, the...
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The Boat That Steve Ballmer Missed  Posted on 09/05/2014
By N Mark Castro That Steve Ballmer increased Microsoft’s annual revenue surged from $25 billion to $70 billion during his tenure as CEO is undoubtedly a major achievement. That Steve Ballmer was effective in steering the company...
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Neo’s First Day In School  Posted on 08/11/2014
By N Mark Castro So I’m taking my son, Neo, to his first day of school. He is excited. He is scared. So am I. “You’re gonna love school so much, Neo, and make lots of friends,” I said. It was a lie. Neo actually...
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Is ASEAN Useless, Useful, Meaningful?  Posted on 08/10/2014
By N Mark Castro 47 years ago today, 5 Southeast Asian countries banded together to form the Association of Southeast Asian Nations or what is now called ASEAN. It has since expanded to include other member states such as Brunei, Cambodia,...
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Happy Birthday, My Son  Posted on 08/10/2014
By N Mark Castro Dear Spidey, Up until today I’m still trying to figure out why God — in His Infinite Wisdom — has decided to entrust your life upon me.What was He thinking?Since the day you were born I have no clue...
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The Paolo Bediones Sex Video Scandal  Posted on 07/27/2014
By N Mark Castro Prominent media personality Paolo Bediones is currently in the news because of the alleged leaked sex video scandal. It has captured the nation’s imagination and threatens to crash so many servers looking for the...
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