Archie, Betty and Veronica US postage stamp

Here’s a look at the Archie, Betty and Veronica official US postage stamp that the US Postal Service will release in July.

For the details and more comic book-related content, visit Comic Book Culture on Yahoo! Meme.

Image provided by Archie Comics.

My farewell post for CNET Asia

Here’s an excerpt from my farewell post for CNET Asia: New decade, new beginnings.

New year. New decade. New job.

I love blogging for CNET Asia, and I’ve always considered it a privilege to be part of this blog network. Seems like it was only yesterday when I was part of the first batch of CNET Asia bloggers when this network debuted back in 2006. This, however, will be my last post for Babelmachine, as I embark on a new online adventure as the social media editor of Yahoo! Philippines.

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Vote for Filipino finalists in Ultimate Thailand Explorers

Here’s an excerpt from my latest CNET Asia blog post.

Back in October, I blogged about Filipino couple Michael Paul and Jennifer, who were hoping to reach the finals of the Ultimate Thailand Explorers competition, in which contestants would use blogs and social networks to chronicle their adventures in Thailand.

I’m happy to share that they made it to the finals, vying with four other couples for the top prize. They’re now asking for the help of fellow Filipino Internet users to check out their blog, vote for them, and help spread the word.

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Digital Strangelove: All media is social, you are what you share

Check out my latest CNET Asia blog post.

Here’s an excerpt.

I stumbled upon this brilliant presentation by David Gillespie, thanks to Misty Belardo’s tweet, and I just wanted to share it with you and give my own views about it.

Be warned, though, it has 263 slides, but it’s worth going through the whole presentation and digesting all this food for thought.

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Ragnarok World Championship 2009 results: Follow Level Up!’s RWC 2009 social media coverage

Want to get updates on the results of the Ragnarok World Championship 2009 tournament that will be held on Nov. 1 in Yokohama, Japan?

Then follow Level Up!’s social media coverage of RWC 2009.

Here’s an excerpt from my Level Up! blog post.

To get updates on the RWC 2009 results, become a fan of the official Level Up! Page on Facebook at

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Good luck to Team Philippines!

Ultimate Thailand Explorers: Vote for Filipino semifinalists Michael Paul and Jennifer

Here’s an excerpt from my latest CNET Asia blog post.

Attesting to how social media can be effectively tapped for the tourism industry, the Ultimate Thailand Explorers competition sees Internet-savvy travelers vying for the chance to explore five of the country’s top holiday destinations: Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya, Chiang Mai, and Koh Samui.

Making it to the semifinals for Koh Samui are Filipino newlyweds Michael Paul and Jennifer of Zamboanga City, Philippines. You can vote for Michael Paul and Jennifer here after registering at the Ultimate Thailand Explorers site.

By voting, you won’t just be helping your favorite team, but you’ll also get the chance to be one of two lucky voters who will each receive $2,500 price packages.

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