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What’s the most embarrassing song on your playlist?

I would have to say ‘Eye of the Tiger’ by Survivor.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

Walk it instead of talk it. Your actions speak louder when you walk the walk.

If you could do one thing, anything you wanted with no repercussions, what would it be?

Travel the world for a year with my kids.

How long would you survive in a zombie apocalypse?

I’m a pretty good peacekeeper, so if my kids were with me they’d give me superpower. I’d survive.

If everyone in the world were forced to assimilate to one language, which language would you choose? 

Italian.

What’s the weirdest food you’ve ever tried?

Escargot.

Who is your celebrity crush?

Right now, Channing Tatum is awful cute.

What is your biggest fear?

Being stuck out in the middle of the ocean with sharks.

If you could cut out sleeping, eating, or drinking and still be healthy, which would you cut out?

Drinking.

Would you rather be the only person in the world that could read minds, or be the only person who can’t have their mind read?

Read minds.

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What’s the most embarrassing song on your playlist?

Well I grew up listening to Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and Sammy Davis Jr. because of my father. I would say this song by Dean Martin.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

If was from my parents when I was a college student at Berkeley. They told me to never cut corners, and basically do your best at everything. Everything has to be professional quality, superb, excellent work.

If you could do one thing, anything you wanted with no repercussions, what would it be?

This is boring. No repercussions? I’ve always wanted to learn to scuba-dive and swim with the whales. No repercussions again? I can’t swim, and to be able to do that flawlessly is something that I want to do eventually, if I have time.

How long would you survive in a zombie apocalypse?

You guys are asking me the weirdest questions that no one’s ever asked me! I think I would survive pretty well, because I can stand up to something I don’t believe in.

If everyone in the world were forced to assimilate to one language, which language would you choose?

 That’s a hard question for me.  Being a child development expert, there’s not one language that I would choose. I would choose an intergenerational language that the younger and elderly could all understand.

What is the weirdest food you’ve ever tried?

Believe it or not, it is something from my home country, the Philippines. I’ve only tried it once and never again! It’s durian fruit. It’s a very strong-smelling, purple type of fruit that they make into a yam-like pudding. I tasted it once and never again.

Who is your celebrity crush?

Keanu Reeves

What is your biggest fear?

My biggest fear is not to have a purpose. I think if I lose that purpose, then why am I here?

If you could cut out sleeping, eating, or drinking and still be healthy, which would you cut out?

 I love sleeping too much. Eating is nice and social. It’s also relaxing, but I think I could survive without eating.

Would you rather be the only person in the world that could read minds, or be the only person who can’t have their mind read?

 I would rather read minds. I’m trustworthy with sensitive information. Even If I could read everyone’s mind, it’s not something I would blab about. I would use that information in the right discretion.

What’s the most embarrassing song on your playlist?
I think I have ‘Kokomo’ by the Beach Boys on there.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
It’s better to be quiet and listen to others instead of being outspoken.

What is the weirdest food you’ve ever tried?
Elk jerky.

What is your biggest fear?
Hate the dark.

How long would you survive in a zombie apocalypse?
I would be out within a day or two.

Describe your most embarrassing moment in life.
In Stoneridge, I was with my grandma and she was shopping. I was going on the escalator, and as I was going up, the bottom of my Airwalk got stuck where the thing goes in and my shoe got ripped off my foot. The whole escalator broke and the alarms went off. I left the mall with one shoe.

Who’s one famous person dead or alive you would punch in the face?
Dick Cheney.

Who is your celebrity crush?
Katy Perry.

If you could do one thing, anything you wanted with no repercussions, what would it be?
Probably snowboard as much as I could.

Who would you play in a movie?
I’m told I look like John Travolta when I have my hair back.

What’s the most embarrassing song on your playlist?

Flo Rida’s “Low.”

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

“Do not leave the key to your heart in someone else’s pocket.”

 

What is the weirdest food you’ve ever tried?

Turtle, my dad said it was beef.

 

How long would you survive in a zombie apocalypse?

I would survive for sure. I’d be the ruler of the zombies.

 

Describe your most embarrassing moment in life.

So I forgot my name talking to a cute guy once.

 

Who would you play in a movie?

Jordan Sparks.

 

What is your biggest fear?

Hate the dark.

 

Who’s one famous person dead or alive you would punch in the face?

Rosie O’Donnell and Donald Trump. Maybe they can punch each other in the face.

 

Who is your celebrity crush?

Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

 

If you could do one thing, anything you wanted with no repercussions, what would it be?

Go clubbing with the UN.

What’s the most embarrass- ing song on your playlist?
Nothing’s embarrassing, but I’ve got the “Rugrats” theme song.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
“Be yourself.” Simple as that.

What is the weirdest food you’ve ever tried?
Caviar, I love it! Its really weird but I like it.

What is your biggest fear?
Demons. I’m scared of the dark and sleep with my com- puter on.

How long would you survive in a zombie apocalypse?
I would be the first one down. I would be the dumb one going “huh” then dead.

Describe your most embarrass- ing moment in life.
Was at an A’s game with my dad and I got so embarrassed about him cheering that I slapped him.

Who would you play in a movie?
That high maintenance good- looking girl that no one likes then at the end of the movie they real- ize she’s cool.

Who’s one famous person dead or alive you would punch in the face?
Donald Trump. He annoys me … I love his building, though.

Who is your celebrity crush?
Mila Kunis. She’s sexy.

If you could do one thing, anything you wanted with no repercussions, what would it be?
I would steal money from every bank and give it to everyone. Then through some sort of magic the banks would get their money back.

What’s the most embarrassing song on your playlist?
“A Whole New World”

How long would you survive in a zombie apocalypse?
24 minutes. I get scared really easily.

If you had to eat one food for the rest of your life what would it be?
Power Ranger fruit snacks!

Who’s your same sex celebrity crush?
Kim Kardashian, can’t get over that booty.

Who’s the one famous person you would want to punch in the face? Dead or Alive.
Christina Aguilera. She’s a stupid b—-.

Would you burn the American Flag for $100,000?
No, I wouldn’t want to be known as a bad American.

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
Fly. No, that’s lame. I would want to morph. So if I wanted to fly, I could turn into a plane.

If you could play one offbeat sport professionally, what would it be?
Power Walking

If we wrote a front-page story about you, what would the headline say?
Carlie Bonderer saving community colleges, one punch at a time.

If you could do one thing, anything you wanted, with no repercussions, what would it be?
Break into the White House, go into the president’s bedroom and jump on his bed. And punch Christina Aguilera.

What’s the most embarrassing song on your playlist?
How about Rubber Duckie?

How long would you survive in a zombie apocalypse?
I’d probably be a survivor. They’d probably think I was one of them.

If you had to eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?                                       Chocolate.

Who’s the one famous person you would want to punch in the face? Dead or alive.
Hitler.

Spell Encephalopathy.
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Would you burn the American Flag for $100,000?
No, I don’t think so.

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
I don’t know if any of the Superheroes have this, but how about Time Travel? That way I could go back and finish work that I haven’t done yet.

If you could play one offbeat sport professionally, what would it be?
I don’t know if there is one, but how about a yo-yo champion?

If we wrote a front page story about you, what would the headline say?
Jones wins Nobel Prize. That’s a million so I wouldn’t have to burn the American Flag.

If you could do one thing, anything you wanted, with no repercussions, what would it be?
Have free reign over a chocolate factory.