10 Funniest Lines from Happy Na, Gay Pa

We got loads of LOLs from Danton Remoto's latest book.

 

(SPOT.ph) Pride Month may be over, but gay feelings are forever—especially in the pages of Danton Remoto's new book. In his latest collection of essays and other short pieces, Happy Na, Gay Pa, Remoto offers an insightful look on living gay then and now. 

 

The light yet satisfying tone we've come to love from him as a writer is spread liberally in the book, but it's the expression of love that keeps you reading. Love, after all, is something we can all get behind. We understand its language and with it, Remoto whips up some humorous (and relatable!) lines. 

 

Here are some of the best quips in the book!

 

"Pero nakita ko, sa ngiti niya na hindi nakalabas ang ngipin at sa asim ng tingin niya na EEEWWW ang gusto niyang sabihin." — from Ang Irish Cream ni Brendan

 

"Ang mga rich talaga, as I've said earlier, ayaw sa mga matitingkad na kulay. Not black, but gray. Laging restrained, pigil. Parang mga bading sa kloseta." — from Ang Bola ni B.

 

"Alam mo naman ang mga kloseta kuno, they're usually the last to know. Everyone knows it na ikaw ay DARNA! pero ikaw mismo, hindi mo pa rin maamin. Kahit gustung-gusto mo nang lunukin ang bato ni Ding." — from Dear Papa Jack

 

"MAPAPU. Malay ko, pakialam ko, puki mo." — from Dear Papa Jack

 

"Minsan naman, sumasama ako sa bahay nila para maglaro ng Scrabble. Charing. O Snakes and Ladders. Mukhang mas Snakes and Ladders kaysa Scrabble. Pero puro Snakes lang ang involved, hahaha!— from The Blog of Faraway

 

"May naiwan pa siyang pakete ng condom sa ibabaw ng mesa sa tabing kama niya. Para ipamukha sa akin na may iba na siyang ka-do. Wala pa rin kong pakialam. Kahit lunukin niya ang buong New Brunswick, New Jersey, kebs ko naman?" — from The Blog of Faraway Part 2

 

"Some straight guys—especially those with IQs below sea level—think it's cool to pick on gay men." — from Fear Not Your Friendly Gay Man

 

"Avoid people who are deeply cynical. Their middle name is Baygon." — from How to Find Your True Lab

 

"The chin begins to form a twin. The belly begins to form a triplet, such that the layers of the midsection begin to look like the Banaue Rice Terraces." — from Gay Men in Their 30s

 

"And what did he choose to be his boyfriend? A panadero!" — from Love and All that Chuvaness

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Check out Happy Na, Gay Pa, now available in bookstores for P175.

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