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Side show: Citizen-performers blatantly ignore Mayor Signer’s rules

| July 24, 2017 | 5 Comments
Side show: Citizen-performers blatantly ignore Mayor Signer’s rules

Charlottesville’s City Council three-ring circus continued on July 17, as Mayor Michael Signer again lost control of the meeting. This time, citizen-performers addressing Council during the meeting’s “matters by the public” segment, blatantly ignored Signer’s dictate to state their name and address for the record before beginning their remarks. These long standing rules are codified […]

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The Blue Spade sings: Lurid Tweets

| December 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Blue Spade sings: Lurid Tweets

Performance activist Scott Bandy, aka The Blue Spade, masterfully parodies the Twitter troubles of embattled Charlottesville Vice Mayor and Albemarle County High School teacher, Wes Bellamy. Lurid Tweets  is sung to the tune of the Fleetwood Mac’s last US top ten hit, Little Lies, with lyrical interpretation by The Blue Spade. This song was performed live […]

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The Blue Spade sings: Bob is No Long an Independent

| December 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Blue Spade sings: Bob is No Long an Independent

Lamenting the insta-morphing of former independent politician Bob Fenwick into a full-fledged Democrat, the Spade uses Don Henley’s “The End of the Innocence” to make a sharp point about personal integrity. This masterful musical interpretation was performed live on WINA’s The Schilling Show, October 29, 2013. Click below to listen: [Audio clip: view full post […]

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Song parody: The Blue Spade sings “Chris Dumler Should Be Leaving”

| March 8, 2013 | 10 Comments
Song parody: The Blue Spade sings “Chris Dumler Should Be Leaving”

Courtesy of The Blue Spade, aka, Scott Bandy, following are the lyrics to his most recent music parody, “Chris Dumler Should Be Leaving,” a song that chronicles Albemarle County’s embattled, sex offender / Supervisor, Christopher Dumler. Despite a howling bi-partisan chorus of calls for his resignation, Dumler will not leave, hence this renewed, musical plea. […]

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Song parody: Save UVa

| July 30, 2012 | 1 Comments
Song parody: Save UVa

Courtesy of The Blue Spade, aka, Scott Bandy, following are the lyrics to his latest parody, Save UVa, a song about Teresa Sullivan, Helen Dragas and the University of Virginia’s recent dismissal/reinstatement debacle. Sung to the tune of the Beatles’ version of “Till There Was You,” the serenade was delivered live on The Schilling Show, […]

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McIntosh, Galvin and Paul: A musical tribute to political mediocrity

| June 22, 2011 | 0 Comments
McIntosh, Galvin and Paul: A musical tribute to political mediocrity

Like establishment Democrats before them, Peter McIntosh, Kathy Galvin, Paul Beyer, and Satyendra Huja all said “no” or did not respond to repeated invitations to share their vision for Charlottesville on The Schilling Show. These political invertebrates stand in stark contrast to dozens of Dems over the years that accepted without reservation (including fellow 2011 […]

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Box of rocks: Democrat Szakos damns nTelos with faint condemnation

| April 11, 2011 | 7 Comments
Box of rocks: Democrat Szakos damns nTelos with faint condemnation

In an astonishing moment of abject arrogance Charlottesville City Councilor, Kristen Szakos (aka the Moat Monster), has openly vilified—from a highly visible public platform—a local business engaged in pursuing financial success. The provoking corporate crime? A desire to advertise wireless mobile products to a broader audience. The Moat Monster’s vicious verbal assault on nTelos Inc. […]

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Banned from the airwaves: Schilling Show theme mix removed after legal threats

| May 18, 2010 | 3 Comments
Banned from the airwaves: Schilling Show theme mix removed after legal threats

Due to legal threats from an enraged listener and after internal complaints, a short-lived Schilling Show theme-song revision has been yanked from the program. A mash-up of three different versions of “Takin’ it to the Streets” (Take 6, The Doobie Brothers, Quincy Jones), the show theme features WINA station callers and in-studio guests making humorous […]

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The Ballad of Norrishood and Szakos

| December 1, 2009 | 0 Comments
The Ballad of Norrishood and Szakos

Buying votes with taxpayer money is nothing new in machine politics, but in Charlottesville, central party Democrats have raised political bribery to an art form. Here, for your listening pleasure, is an exclusive, special production of The Schilling Show: The Ballad of Norrishood and Szakos. The song chronicles the political chicanery employed by Dave Norris, […]

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Tom Perriello: Shocking new forged letter uncovered

| August 3, 2009 | 0 Comments
Tom Perriello: Shocking new forged letter uncovered

This has not been a good week for Congressman Tom Perriello. After nearly being bamboozled into voting “NO” on Cap and Trade legislation by forged letters sent to his Congressional office, now another phony letter has surfaced. This time, someone has attempted to falsify Tom Perriello’s letterhead in a correspondence sent to Charlottesville Mayor, David […]

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