Category Archives: Entertainment

Rappler Receives Prestigious Award From Disney

HOLLYWOOD, California (The Adobo Chronicles, Hollywood Bureau) – There’s no stopping Maria Ressa and her online business, Rappler, from reaping international awards!

Today, Disney announced that it was giving Rappler one of its most prestigious awards — the Disney Animator of the Year.

The award was in recognition of Rappler’s animated version of the recent alleged sinking by a Chinese vessel of a Philippine fishing boat in the West Philippine Sea.

Speaking with The Adobo Chronicles, Ressa said she is humbled by this great honor and credited her team of Rapplerettes that created this amazing video.


Crazy Rich Asians Actor Shows Donald Trump How (Not) To Wear A Tux

LONDON, United Kingdom (The Adobo Chronicles, Paris Bureau) – When in Rome, do as the Romans do.  When in Great Britain, wear a tuxedo as the British do, especially when you’re visiting the Queen.

Most everyone has now seen a photo of US President Donald Trump wearing a tux to Buckingham Palace.  It was hard to figure out whether he was wearing an oversized vest or an undersized coattail, but his wardrobe malfunction has not escaped the discerning eye of the world’s fashion police,

So, The Adobo Chronicles asked Henry Golding, star of ”Crazy Rich Asians,” who by the way is half-British, to model for us and show Trump how to wear (or not to wear) a tux.

Need we say more?

Top 10 TV Shows Leni Robredo Should Star In, According To Netizens

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – If Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo were cast in a television show, what show should it be?

We asked Filipino netizens and here are their top 10 answers — in no particular order:

  1. The Biggest Loser
  2. The Weakest Link
  3. Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?
  4. The Enemy Within
  5. Bride of Chucky
  6. Pinoy Henyo
  7. Eat  Bulaga (with Vico Sotto)
  8. Rated K (co-host)
  9. Bawal Ang Pasaway Kay Mareng Winnie (co-host)
  10. Ang Probinsiyano (to replace Susan Roces)

The Adobo Chronicles also recommends Robredo to join the hosts of the radio/Internet show, Karambola.