While studying for the specialty boards and getting scared crap that I have ALL those diseases I texted Mrs. T: “Your music recommendation for tonight is Everybody’s Gotta Learn Sometimes by Beck, and also the original version by Korgis; and Always On My Mind, all seven versions of it.” I needed my phone to contain something other than the frantic: “Pop Quiz! Multiple true or false. Regarding Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease…” You see Mrs. Therese had previously tasked me to fill her iPot with songs, a job which I take very seriously and with much glee. Nothing screams power more than getting the chance to influence people on what songs to listen to. “Wag mo lang iju-judge yung mga 90’s pop songs. It was a phase, okay.” I had sheepishly told her.