Tags » Tikbalang


Daily Monster 306: Tikbalang

Region of origin: The Philippines

A menace to people on back roads and mountain passes, the tikbalang is a generally malevolent or mischievous spirit who may be sighted perched on a tree branch, often smoking a cigar, observing or sometimes said to be guarding the secret pathways to other realms.

87 more words


“What’s a baobab?” a little voice asked.

“It’s a kind of tree,” I answered, not taking my eyes off the computer screen in front of me. 1,905 more words

Kwentong Carrasco

Lagalag na talaga ako kahit noong bata pa ako. Laging laman ng kalye. Di naman na raw yun nakakapagtaka sabi ng nanay ko. Meron kasi akong nunal sa talampakan. 1,263 more words

Lagalag Sa Kalye

Pinoy Legends and Myths

It’s Halloween, and so ghostly and horrific stories abound. This year, let’s join in on the fun.

Filipinos have a wealth of our own when it comes to beings of the nether realm. 887 more words


Ben talks horror: My 5 favourite mythological monsters

Welcome to the week before Halloween. I am a recent horror convert, still wary of the film genre but immersing myself in the literature and roleplaying games! 780 more words