Episodes
In one of our most honest & open interviews to date, we talk to visual artist and teacher Robert Alejandro. He talks about how he feels like “a walking miracle” in his healing journey against cancer and why he chooses to be an inspiration despite the challenges he's facing. He also tells us how art has helped him. Be inspired by Robert's story in this interview recorded last October 14, 2021.
Published 10/20/21
In part 2 of our interview, Kuya Kim Atienza talks about how he overcame his near-death experiences. He also shared the many lessons he learned in his colorful television career. So, what's next for Kuya Kim? Learn more in this episode recorded on October 12, 2021!
Published 10/14/21
There was a lot of excitement when Kuya Kim Atienza finally announced that he is now a Kapuso. Now, he's back on primetime TV with a new segment on 24 Oras and a new show called "Dapat Alam Mo!"  In part 1 of this interview, we talked to Kuya Kim about this big career move and his overall journey as a television personality. How did he start on TV? And yes, there will be lots and lots of trivia! Listen to this episode recorded on October 12, 2021.
Published 10/13/21
Happy six months to our podcast! To celebrate this milestone, here's a fun episode with our host Howie Severino. In this episode, Howie will answer questions submitted by our listeners. How did Howie become a journalist? Who is his dream interview? What is his favorite Netflix show? Let's find out in this fun #AskHowie episode!
Published 10/06/21
In case you missed it, Jessica Soho talked about the youth and how they can make our world a better place.  Know more about Jessica's thoughts in this excerpt. For the full episode, click here: https://spoti.fi/3Aclb74
Published 10/04/21
Johnny Manahan, also known as Mr. M, is the man that launched the most important showbiz personalities in the Philippines. His eye for stardom is legendary and now he's bringing his talent to the Kapuso network. In this episode, he talks about the x-factor and what makes a superstar. Listen to this episode recorded on September 22, 2021.
Published 09/29/21
In case you missed it, Dingdong Dantes talked fondly about his interesting nickname and how it helped him become the superstar he is today. Listen to the full episode here: https://spoti.fi/34ljird
Published 09/27/21
Jim Paredes joins us in the second part of our Martial law special. He recalls his days as an idealistic youth whose parents were both political detainees.  He tells us how the APO Hiking society was formed amidst turbulent times and how their music and popularity inspired a nation under a newly declared Martial Law.
Published 09/23/21
September 21 marks the anniversary of the declaration of Martial law, one of the darkest times in our nation's history.  In this special episode, we talk to personalities who experienced what it is like to live during the Marcos regime. For Part 1, former priest and political detainee Ed dela Torre reflects on the effects of Martial law, the prevalent historical revisionism today, and why it is important for the youth to participate in nation-building.  Listen to this interview recorded on...
Published 09/22/21
What's on the mind of the great Ricky Lee? With almost 200 films under his belt including the classics Himala, Jaguar, and Anak, Ricky Lee is no doubt an icon of Philippine cinema.  In this episode, we learn more about his creative process and why he thinks being kind is important in order to be a good writer. Listen to this episode recorded on September 13, 2021. 
Published 09/15/21
Raffy Tima is one of the very few Filipino journalists who was able to cover Afghanistan on the cusp of change. He takes us back to his most unforgettable war coverages and tells us how he became one of the pioneers of drone journalism in the Philippines. This interview was recorded on August 31, 2021.
Published 09/08/21
Most of us are familiar with Inka Magnaye's story. How she shot to fame in early 2020, thanks to her video doing the Philippine Airlines in-flight spiels with mom and colleague Lindy Pellicer. That Inka comes from a family of voice talents, and hosts "Sleeping Pill," the first Filipino ASMR podcast. But few are probably aware that it took a freak accident, a penchant for self-learning, and two decades of hard work. Learn more about Inka’s journey in this interview, recorded on August 26, 2021.
Published 09/01/21
Nobody expected "Gameboys" to be a massive success. The IdeaFirst Company, the team behind the show, only wanted to give jobs to their employees by making quality content during the pandemic. But it became a hit. After its successful run online, it was picked up by Netflix, it made its TV premiere on GMA's Heart of Asia channel, and now it has a movie and an upcoming second season.  Elijah Canlas and Director Ivan Payawal join us in this episode to talk about the show's success, the...
Published 08/18/21
Veterinarian Nielsen Donato grew up living with animals but was frustrated because he was not allowed to touch them as a child. He eventually followed his passion and became a veterinarian. Now he is one of the hosts of the wildlife documentary show, Born to be Wild.  In this episode, he tells us about his close encounter with a python & his love for animals. He also answered some questions from netizens! Listen to this episode recorded on August 11, 2021.
Published 08/12/21
Hidilyn Diaz shares how one second of doubt can make or break your game. The first ever Olympic gold medalist of the Philippines, Hidilyn walks us through her physical and mental training with Team HD — even using yoga to strengthen her concentration. How did "one motion" changed her fate in the Tokyo Olympics? Listen to this interview recorded on August 3, 2021.
Published 08/04/21
Kara David talks about how her career started, her thoughts on social media and the beauty of the Filipino language, and why journalism is important. Listen to the second part of her conversation with Howie Severino recorded on July 23, 2021. 
Published 07/29/21
What keeps Kara David busy nowadays? Aside from her award-winning documentaries for I-Witness and her foundation Project Malasakit, she has added a new feather in her cap: teaching the new generation of journalists as a professor in UP Diliman and through her vlogs!  Let's catch up with Kara David in this episode recorded on July 23, 2021.  
Published 07/28/21
COMELEC spokesperson James Jimenez talks about Blackpink, the danger of misinformation on election season, and hopes for high voter turnout in Eleksyon 2022. This interview was recorded on July 15, 2021.
Published 07/21/21
On July 1, 2021, Alert Level 3 was raised in Taal Volcano after a phreatomagmatic eruption at the main crater. Under this alert level, an explosive eruption is possible. We talked to PHIVOLCS Director Renato Solidum Jr. to know more about the situation in Taal. This interview was recorded on July 12, 2021. 
Published 07/14/21
On July 12, the Philippines will mark the fifth anniversary of the 2016 arbitral tribunal ruling on the maritime dispute on the West Philippine Sea. In this episode, we look back at this historic victory against China with Marites Vitug, veteran journalist and author of the book "Rock Solid: How the Philippines Won Its Maritime Case against China." How should Filipinos remember this decision? Listen to the discussion in this interview recorded on July 5, 2021.
Published 07/08/21
Few people have had the opportunity to be close to President Benigno Aquino III. Raf Ignacio, his former close-in assistant, was one of those lucky people. In this episode, we remember PNoy through the stories of Raf Ignacio. This interview was recorded on June 29, 2021. 
Published 07/01/21
GMA News reporters Sandra Aguinaldo, Lei Alviz, and Tina Panganiban-Perez join us in this episode to remember former President Benigno Aquino III. As beat reporters, they witnessed PNoy's career up-close. Listen to their stories in this interview recorded on June 29, 2021. 
Published 06/30/21
Budjette Tan, the co-creator of the Trese comics once worked for an ad agency & now works for Lego in Denmark. He joins us to talk about the inspiration behind Trese, its journey from being a passion project to becoming the first Filipino Netflix original animated series, and its overall impact on pop culture. This interview was recorded on June 14, 2021. 
Published 06/16/21
Ambeth Ocampo talks about newly discovered aspects of Jose Rizal, Lapulapu and Magellan and the reasons why he believes that there is still so much to explore in our nation's history. This interview was recorded on June 4, 2021.
Published 06/10/21
With his unique style, Ambeth Ocampo brings Philippine history closer to Filipinos. In this episode, Ambeth Ocampo shares his thoughts about the events and personalities that shaped our nation. How did he become a Rizal historian? Who is his favorite Pinoy hero? Ambeth tells us more in this interview last June 4, 2021.
Published 06/09/21