Slightly hell, the rest is heaven.

A beacon for smart, and smart-ass daily coverage on Philippine TV, music, movies and the world of culture – we keep track of the latest articles and blogs bringing the single thing people need to know every day about the Metro. We handpick a set of kick-ass of entries and then present them for easy analysis, consumption and discovery. This way, your odds of stumbling into awesome news and awesome blogs are high.

We offer a few ways to explore the Metro that flows through our site:

  • Latest: What’s going on right now in the Metro. Post by category, view the links in the sidebar.
  • Popular: The most popular searches and blogs on the internet right now.
  • Blog Directory: A complete list of blogs we track, organized by category.
  • Web Finds should be submitted with accompanying text and links to the original source. Event and Promo Announcements are always welcome.

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Send in your blog via email at

Email entry should use this format:

Subject: Wide Awake in Manila

Link of Site
Category Submit a post via Twitter. Post the blog’s URL and category, and type ‘#WideAwakeinManila

This site is far from complete and we are working on it every day. If you have feedback, ideas, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Thanks! — Team Wide Awake in Manila