October 13, 2008
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Chasing Harry Winston

by Lauren Weisberger

First two pages and I was thinking Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda but to be fair with Ms. Weisberger, tales of witty well-heeled New Yorkers running the rounds of career, romance and love post-Sex and the City are easily put into pigeonholes. Then again, benchmarks aren't excuses.

I arrived at the last pages of my copy hoping that the good half of the novel was torn away by the housekeeper. Nobody got fired and I'm done hoping.

Really, the only chase here is me hunting for a plot.

The Call of the Wild

by Jack London

The Secret Garden

by Frances Hodgson Burnett

It's impertence to give my take on these classics. For one thing, you couldn't go wrong with them. If anything I should chastise myself for being soooo late with these reads. Hmmm... how about:

1. cutting down on porn

2. watching jyesebel

3. listening to Bea Alonzo's album


posted by Bryan Anthony the First at 10/13/2008 |


At 11:27 PM, Blogger Momel said........

There's a distance of a hundred time zones in between our preferences for reading material, but we suck on the same... love for the written word. And suck is used like a verb in love.

I've seen The Secret Garden on HBO, and although its all that and some more on the family values, I'd still see, and read, The Secret Window.

At 11:33 PM, Blogger Bryan Anthony the First said........
@mellie: i'd wish you recommend a title.



At 11:37 PM, Blogger RONeiluke, RN said........
i love the story of 'secret garden'... i also dig the cartoon series..hehehe!

At 11:40 PM, Blogger Bryan Anthony the First said........
@ron: true, sa amin nga may Pangasinan dubbing pa


At 11:33 AM, Blogger XanFactor said........
You can't go wrong with the classic... and though dyesebel could be considered as a clasic filipino character every filipino gay men would want to be--as suppose to Ariel the little wishing to be part of that world--it stops there... just a character...

serious ito...


At 5:30 PM, Blogger Bryan Anthony the First said........
@xan: kung dyesebel din ng GMA wag na... lols

At 12:13 AM, Blogger T.B.F.K.A.T.T.W.S. said........
it's chasing harry winston now, eh...
i wonder if weisberger would want to buy the rights for my "chasing anna wintour" haha

At 4:10 AM, Blogger gillboard said........
I loved The Secret Garden, from the book, to the film and even the tagalised cartoon from way back in the 90's...

At 8:20 AM, Blogger Bryan Anthony the First said........
@tb: maybe we should give her a call? lols

At 8:20 AM, Blogger Bryan Anthony the First said........
@gill: ditto! woof!