In Manila Real: A brief HERstory of time, women share their stories with a motorcycle-riding, goatee-growing, tequila-slugging, forever bachelor named Aljor Perreras, equipped with nothing but a true willingness to listen and learn from voices that would have been lost in the black hole of a dominantly male worldview. What comes out are in-depth conversations filled with A-HA and HAHA moments, rife with enlightening insights and irreverent candor, broaching women-specific stories that nevertheless touch on a universally shared human experience.