Update: Here’s a video of Willie Revillame asking for the live feed of the wake to be removed.
Mike heard the news on the BBC. “That’s so sad,” he thought, and continued channel-surfing. When he got to Channel 2, Wowowee was on. The dancers came out shaking booty, and they were all dressed in yellow. Mike burst into tears.
Where were you when Tita Cory died? Jessica Zafra had this thought in her head: “Goddammit I thought, I’m going to need that brazo de mercedes. It was the right color.”
Chico Garcia on the other hand talks about his first hand EDSA experience:
“…He said that he heard on the radio that Malacañang ordered the tanks to open fire any minute now and that I should run as far away from the area as my then 19-year-old feet could carry me.
I was shaking like a leaf. I never thought that my death would be served in such a dramatic manner. But soon, fear gave way to curiosity, and I thought, if I was going to die, I might as well be with people, and not alone, like those bodies in Pompei, curled up alone in their beds. So against all better judgment, I locked up the house, and walked to EDSA. When I got there, all fear left me and what I saw was not a revolution, but practically a fiesta…”