I wanted her to stand on those barriers and not give a single gram of word to everyone sitting there, waiting for the weekly Pyromusical by the bay. But the crowd was just there…hard to please, and equally ignorant. So we played with whatever we have. The will to come up with a good comeback issue to the girl who started it all. It was an afternoon between the girl from the maiden issue, the guy who once walked for Bench, and a photographer whom i trust.
Exactly one year after James Hernando (@gravityymind) graced our first Pop Cult Issue, someone from the past issues is making a tumblr cover return with the same old attitude, but totally different from the day she baptized our online magazine. Maiden issue covergirl, Maica Reynoso (@nagparaya) is back as the face of our second Pop Cult issue. We’ll found out her take on the neverending popularity contest on tumblr, things that she truly miss about this microblogging site, changes and life outside tumblr.
This month, we have Brooklyn-based Filipino artist Monica Ramos (@monicatramos), whose passion for watercolor painting is just bold and absolutely something we all should be proud of. We also have lensman Anton Von Colita (@pancit-anton) sharing some of his favorite tourist destinations here in the Philippines with his travelogue. We got the young organizers of this tumblr project, “Piso Para Kay Toto” which aims to help a chosen charity/orphanage all for the benefit of the less fortunate kids in Manila, their aim for pursuing a second wave for this meet up for a cause, and their future plans.
Also in this issue, James Makalintal (@jamesmitra) take you to the crazy and wild world of Inah Evans (@lolamoeksenaqueen) that video blog superstar, now on his path to becoming the next movie star, now that he’s part of the next Kim Chiu - Xian Lim movie based on a Ramon Bautista book. Plus! Where are your favorite tumbloggers? Where are the controversial ones? Where are the tumblr oldies? The big shift from tumblr to twitter, in this special tumblr mag feature. Now on the other hand, March 2012 Issue cover boy, Cris Israel (@israelmekaniko), shares his open letter to all the tumblr newbies. What to expect, what to avoid, how to breathe a bash-free dashboard and everything in between.
All that and more of the things that’s pop, from art, entertainment, media and current affairs, photography, technology, social media, fashion, music etc.
As we step a month closer to our 2nd Anniversary Issue, we are more than excited to give nothing but good reads, and feature articles that matter and concern you, our dear tumblogger.
TALE OF THE ISSUE
On the Cover: Maica Reynoso
Photographed by: Faye Alcoriza
June 2013 | Pop Cult Issue
PS. We are accepting contributions (feature articles) related to everything that’s a hit, popular, “in”, and always the talk of the town. You can submit them here.