Question of the Week

QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What's your favorite thing about the '80s?
Published on Aug 17th, 2006
0 comments Anne Spurgeon:"The Popples! They were these little stuffed animals that transformed into a ball that you could kick around." Nick Subic:"I was so young I barely remember them." Paul Munford:"The...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What if you were Mayor?
Published on Aug 10th, 2006
0 comments Launa Forehand: "I'd take away parking from shoppers and students and allow commuters to have more affordable parking." Elizabeth Richardson: "Probably put a bypass around Charlottesville to make...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- Where would you serve in the Peace Corps?
Published on Jul 27th, 2006
0 comments Laurie Duncan:"I'd have to say South Africa right now because of the HIV/AIDS problem, or India for the same reason." Anne Pierson:"Israel. I want to learn about my heritage." Fred Schneider:"...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- How was the care the last time you were hospitalized?
Published on Jul 20th, 2006
0 comments Marco Falconi:"I cracked my skull open playing street soccer when I was six. The service was great at the British clinic in Lima, Peru." Eamon Hyland:"I was in the hospital two weeks ago for a throat...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What's the last music you downloaded?
Published on Jul 13th, 2006
0 comments Ben Payne:"Mars Volta. I don't remember the name, but it's the one with 'Televators' on it. [De-Loused in the Comatorium] Good album." Morgan Moran:"Alice In Chains." Matt Phillips:"Buckcherry's '...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- How do <i>you</i> stay in shape?
Published on Jul 6th, 2006
0 comments Jay Chowdhry:"I go running and lift weights three times a week." Susan Maddux:"I'm a runner." Leora Brown:"I swim in the river." #
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What would you like to see legislated?
Published on Jun 29th, 2006
1 comments Eric Hansen:"More gay rights." Gregg Lindskog:"Immigration reform passed this year." Christina Gradillas:"I would like to see more funds for education." #
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What should every dream house have?
Published on Jun 22nd, 2006
0 comments Jeff James: "A dishwasher and a garbage disposal." Marsha McDonagh: "Definitely a well-equipped kitchen– a nice countertop, nice cabinetry, and space so you can talk to people while you're...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What should be the next historical marker?
Published on Jun 15th, 2006
0 comments Paul Muhlberger: "I slept here."  Kelsey Read: "Belmont– here's where Belmont used to be affordable."  Roger Barker: "At the new Target shopping center– here's where Northern...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What's your least favorite plant?
Published on Jun 8th, 2006
0 comments James Watson: "I love nature, and I love all plants." Kiki Patsch: "Yucca. I don't like the name." Gregor Patsch: "I don't like Gingko. The smell... vomit." #
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- Should we have nine-story buildings downtown?
Published on Jun 1st, 2006
0 comments Jeffrey Spencer:"I'm from Brooklyn, so it's not a big deal to me. It'll change the way things look, but it wouldn't change anything else." Gates Moss:"If all depends on the design and the context. I...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What would TJ do here this summer?
Published on May 25th, 2006
1 comments Eddie Smith:"He'd celebrate the Fourth of July at Monticello." Alex French:"He'd probably criticize the buildings going up on 29 and be pissed off." Ruth Cross:"He'd do a redesign of the South...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What's worse? Killing a donkey or a cat?
Published on May 18th, 2006
0 comments Maya Smith:"It's wrong to do either. If it's deliberate, it should be a felony for either one. Mark Ehlers:"I would probably pick the donkey because it can be useful." Adam Thorman:"I don't think one...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What are you reading?
Published on May 11th, 2006
0 comments Matt Lord:Play the Piano Drunk Like a Percussion Instrument Until Your Fingers Bleed a Bit by Charles Bukowski. It's a book of poetry. Joan Kindig: I'm on the Newbery Award committee. I'm reading...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- Has Charlottesville jumped the shark?
Published on May 4th, 2006
0 comments Louis Nelson:Definitely not. I think the great threat is rising real estate costs and the associated high-end clientele that's now making its presence known that may, in time, undermine the vitality...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What's your favorite local band?
Published on Apr 30th, 2006
0 comments Lane Cowin: Dreaming Isabelle. They're rock– I've seen them a couple of times at Gravity Lounge and once at Starr Hill. Allison Ochs:Sparky's Flaw! I'm new around here, but they're great....
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What do you think about the elections moving to November?
Published on Apr 27th, 2006
0 comments Jessica Stallings:"I'm only recently registered to vote in Charlottesville. I didn't know the elections were changing dates. They need to do a better job of letting voters know." Julian...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What is a pedal steel guitar?
Published on Apr 13th, 2006
0 comments J.J. Terzigni:"It's made from metal instead of wood, and it makes a different sound. It's used in music from Appalachia– around here and in West Virginia and Ohio." Cory Fraiman-Lott...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What's the most athletic thing you've ever done?
Published on Apr 6th, 2006
1 comments Patrick Fogarty:"One time I kicked a football about 40 or 45 yards. I don't remember the exact situation, but it was a damn good kick." Dennis Kosic:"I play softball. It's a big thing...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What are you going to do when it gets warm?
Published on Mar 30th, 2006
0 comments Max Allore:"Swim in a pool." Ron Webster:"Take off this jacket. I've worn it long enough; it's time to come out." Gail McIntosh:"Work in my garden and then wash my windows...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What Book Festival events are you going to?
Published on Mar 23rd, 2006
0 comments Micah Gray:"I'm not going to get to any events." Carol Clark:"I'm going to the luncheon. A friend asked me to go, and I've wanted to, but you have to get tickets so far in advance. So...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What do you think about wind energy?
Published on Mar 16th, 2006
0 comments Jeff Gauthier:" I'm a big proponent because we live on small hobby farm in Ontario. It's something I'd like to implement, but I'm not sure we have enough wind." Sammy Starling:"I know...
What do you think about wind energy?
Published on Mar 16th, 2006
0 comments   Jeff Gauthier:" I'm a big proponent because we live on small hobby farm in Ontario. It's something I'd like to implement, but I'm not sure we have enough wind." Sammy Starling:"I know that if...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What do you know about Montessori schools?
Published on Mar 9th, 2006
0 comments Roy Miller:"They have a special teaching attitude, like Eureka College, I guess. They have a method of teaching for kids who are more interested in education than in the cafeteria or the...
What do you know about Montessori schools?
Published on Mar 9th, 2006
0 comments   Roy Miller:"They have a special teaching attitude, like Eureka College, I guess. They have a method of teaching for kids who are more interested in education than in the cafeteria or the...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What's best and worst about being a kid?
Published on Mar 2nd, 2006
0 comments Ron Witherow:"The best part is not having cares. The worst is homework." Eric Jenson:"The best part is the lack of responsibility, and the worst part is trying to fit in."...
What's best and worst about being a kid?
Published on Mar 2nd, 2006
0 comments   Ron Witherow:"The best part is not having cares. The worst is homework." Eric Jenson:"The best part is the lack of responsibility, and the worst part is trying to fit in." Francis...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What would your ideal radio station offer?
Published on Feb 23rd, 2006
0 comments Mike Tharpe:"More reggae would be good. The only reggae we have is 'TJU on Friday at 2." Nicole Fuller:"Home-produced radio dramas. They're great. And they should include home-produced...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK- What's the most memorable local crime?
Published on Feb 16th, 2006
0 comments Derek Breen:"The most memorable crime in Charlottesville is me having my identity stolen. I think they stole my tax records, then they got into my accounts and opened a new credit card."...
What's the most memorable local crime?
Published on Feb 16th, 2006
0 comments   Derek Breen:"The most memorable crime in Charlottesville is me having my identity stolen. I think they stole my tax records, then they got into my accounts and opened a new credit card." Judy...