Joee Guilas

THRILLMAKER: My harrowing Balagtas, Bulacan pageant experience

Exactly a week ago, The Thrillmaker was put in a situation that had him on the receiving end not just of thrill but something even death defying, in a literal sense. He nearly lost his life on (and then off) a pageant stage in the Municipality of Balagtas, Province of Bulacan.

THRILLMAKER: Miss Universe Philippines 2024 beauties go on break

The Holy Week, which commemorates Christ's passion, death, and resurrection, has already kicked off with Palm Sunday, an event that re-enacts Jesus’ triumphant entry to Jerusalem. 

THRILLMAKER: New musical makes Chito Miranda teary-eyed

Following the resounding success of Ang Huling El Bimbo, which drew in a staggering 240,000 live and seven million online audiences, Newport World Resorts is gearing up for its next musical extravaganza.  This time, the production will be a unique blend of theater and music, with the storyline woven around the iconic songs of Parokya ni Edgar (PNE), a band that has captivated the Philippines since the 1990s.

THRILLMAKER: Hollywood A-listers express love for the Philippines

In anticipation of Hollywood’s biggest night, the 96th Oscar Awards, the weeklong slew of pre-event parties are now getting people in the celebrity community all excited.  

THRILLMAKER: Pilar's picks

I used to watch her on TV whenever I would tune in to showbiz-oriented talk shows that were so in vogue when I was still a kid in the 80s.