Comic Andy Woodhull at Millroom tonight
Feb14

Comic Andy Woodhull at Millroom tonight

Comedian Andy Woodhull will be performing at the Millroom tonight.   There are two shows tonight, one at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here.   About Woodhull: Andy made his television debut on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham. This came the same year that he was invited to perform at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, and The Great American Comedy Festival. He has also been featured on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom radio show, and was a semi- finalist in CMT’s “Next Big Comic”. Most recently he won the Best of the Midwest Competition at Gilda’s Laugh Fest earlier this year.   Here is a video of Woodhull performing:   Joining Woodhull on stage will be Atlanta comedian Gilbert Lawand and Asheville’s own Grayson...

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Special snowflake that was told by mom no two snowflakes are alike just dies on windshield like thousands of peers
Feb12

Special snowflake that was told by mom no two snowflakes are alike just dies on windshield like thousands of peers

ASHEVILLE- Snowflake parents are usually not known for having the warmest hearts.   However, Flake Junior’s mother was an exception, who used to tell her son while growing up and falling through earth’s atmosphere that no two snowflakes are alike and that Flake Junior was indeed very special.   Flake Junior must of let his mother’s words get to his head as the not so invincible snowflake floated into I-40 traffic early Wednesday morning colliding with a Subaru windshield.   Flake Junior was pronounced dead at the scene. Paramedics attempted to resuscitate Flake Junior, but could not identify Flake Junior ‘s body parts from the thousands of other snowflake body parts that laid in the carnage left by the Subaru.   “There is a reason why Humpty Dumpty is a fairy tell,” said Asheville EMT Rick Rogers.   “Besides we didn’t exactly have a magnify glass in the back of the meat wagon.”   The snowflake family group Snow Flake Focus on the Family released a statement shortly after the incident, calling Flake Junior’ s death one more tragic example of how coddling and putting snowflake children on a pedestal can lead to their ultimate demise.   The Snow Crime Scene Investigation Unit questioned the woman driving the Subaru about the incident.   “He just floated out into the road,” said the woman.   “There was nothing that I could do. Well I think it was him, they all looked the same and I think I hit quite a few of them. What was so special about this snowflake again?”   Flake Junior lived to be 45 minutes old and is survived by his sister Flakelita, who resides inside a snowman in a West Asheville resident’s yard.   The SCSCIU however is still trying to find someone that can confirm the remains that they have is indeed Snowflake...

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Asheville video game developer & devout deadhead Adam Blumenthal latest guest on Finding Asheville
Feb10

Asheville video game developer & devout deadhead Adam Blumenthal latest guest on Finding Asheville

How do you go from working with rock stars to working with doctors?   Nathan sits down with Adam Blumenthal owner of Curious Sense and Health Games Innovation Lab for the 22nd episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about growing up in Fairfax, VA, Adam’s short stint into journalism, history of virtual reality and gaming, stops with Kodak, R/GA, and McKinney, what it was like to develop video games for Phish, REO Speedwagon, Soulja Boy, and the Grateful Dead, what it means to be a dead head, and why video games may be the answer to America’s health problems.   Listen to the full episode below or via iTunes here: Be sure to subscribe to the podcast via iTunes here to get new episodes to download to your listening devices each week and get caught up on past episodes!   Oh and if you are feeling super nice like the Finding Asheville Facebook page...

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Adam Blumenthal video game developer talks virtual reality, Grateful Dead fandom on Finding Asheville Monday, listen to a teaser
Feb07

Adam Blumenthal video game developer talks virtual reality, Grateful Dead fandom on Finding Asheville Monday, listen to a teaser

The 22nd episode of the Finding Asheville podcast will be with Adam Blumenthal owner of Curious Sense and Health Games Innovation Lab.   Listen to a teaser below:   Nathan sits down with Adam Blumenthal owner of Curious Sense and Health Games Innovation Lab. They chat about growing up in Fairfax, VA, Adam’s short stint into journalism, history of virtual reality and gaming, stops with Kodak, R/GA, and McKinney, what it was like to develop video games for Phish, REO Speedwagon, Soulja Boy, and the Grateful Dead, what it means to be a dead head, and why video games may be the answer to America’s health problems.   Full episode will be available for download via iTunes February 10th here.   Remember the easiest way to listen to Finding Asheville each week is by clicking the subscribe button via iTunes...

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Mike Moore of Seven Sows talks southern food/creativity on Finding Asheville
Feb03

Mike Moore of Seven Sows talks southern food/creativity on Finding Asheville

Police Officer to southern food aficionado?   Nathan sits down with Mike Moore, owner and chef at Seven Sows Bourbon and Larder for the 21st episode of Finding Asheville. They discuss growing up in Eastern North Carolina, why Mike gave up a career as a police officer to pursue the culinary world, what ultimately drove him back to North Carolina from San Francisco, why the Asheville food community gets along, the birth of Blind Pig, an underground dining club, and many other chef centric topics.   Listen to the full episode below or via iTunes here:   Be sure to subscribe to the podcast via iTunes here to get new episodes to download to your listening devices each week and get caught up on past episodes!   Oh and if you are feeling super nice like the Finding Asheville Facebook page...

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