This week, Mina and I Geek Out on the recently concluded first season of HBO’s “True Detective” and the weird cut-up Philippine theater version of 300:Rise of an Empire (and why it’s kind of like The Mighty Ducks). We also discuss what makes a
Before we interview Ms. Bianca Bernardino, Mina and I geek out on the stuff we did over the weekend: the Luna East vol. 1 launch, the Summit Pop Fiction Festival, and the Korean film (with Chris Evans, yay!) Snowpiercer.
The interview, which i
Hosts Mina and Tania interview author Anne Plaza (In Over Her Head) about her stories and writing and cosplay. Anne also answers questions from listeners. Then we geek out over the tv show Supernatural, and talk about the Kids These Days (Luna
In this episode, 5×5 host Mina V. Esguerra geeks out about the new trailer for The Fault in Our Stars, the film adaptation of the John Greene novel. Mina and co-host Tania Arpa talk about the basics of self/indie publishing and the answers to
Author Leng de Chavez (aka Shirlengtearjerky on Wattpad) talks about her books, the characters she’s written, life as a young author, and her own love life. She also answers burning questions from fans.
5×5 Episode 006 – Part 2 – 29 January 20
In the first part of episode 6, hosts Mina geeks out about the romantic comedy Bride for Rent and ponders on the important question: Is Xian Lim a contender to the crown of King of the Rom-Com? Tania then dishes on the geek news of the week, i
Are you a Ziam shipper? What is a Larry Stylinson? In part two of episode 5, book blogger and journalist Ron Lim talks about his favorite boy band One Direction, the 1D fandom, and fan fiction.
5×5 Episode 005 – Part 2 – 23 January 2014
In this episode of the Five By Five Podcast, Mina talks about hanging out with Dia Frampton during the latter’s recent visit to Manila, and Tania will let you in on her favorite writing-related podcasts. This week’s guest journalist and book b
In part 2 of episode 4, we talk about Scribd, getting freebies from the car service Uber, and our favorite film adaptations of comic books. Mina also talks about her free upcoming writing workshop sponsored by Buqo, called Steamy Reads.
Budjette Tan, writer and co-creator of the amazing Trese comic book series, sat down with us (figuratively) to answer questions from our listeners and talk about how Trese came about, his creative process and what he thinks of a Hollywood tele
In part 2 of this week’s episode, author Mike Co guests on the 5×5 Podcast to talk about The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Legolas’s make-up, and why you should never go full Lucas.
GIVEAWAY #2: Best comment/question regarding The Hobbit: T
In part 1 of this week’s episode, we talked about the return of our favorite television detective and give our thoughts on the trailer of the upcoming Veronica Mars feature film. Mina shares her love for Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief. And then
This week we talked about our favorite things of 2013, interviewed authors Chris Mariano, Chrissie Peria and Miles Tan, and discussed the newly released clip of the upcoming movie Divergent based on the wildly popular book by Veronica Roth.
In this premiere episode of the 5×5 Podcast, we interview an author of young adult fiction Kate Evangelista, and geeked out about television shows Reign and Arrow, and the anime Shingeki No Kyojin (Attack on Titan).
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