Rationality amidst fear with David Forbes of The Asheville Blade on Finding Asheville
Jul07

Rationality amidst fear with David Forbes of The Asheville Blade on Finding Asheville

Photo by Jonathan Welch Rationality amidst fear?   Nathan sits down with David Forbes, editor of The Asheville Blade, for the 43rd episode of the Finding Asheville podcast. They chat about growing up in rural Northeastern North Carolina, how class impacts political participation, why he started reading the newspaper as early as the second grade, whether or not writer’s block actually exists, why he fell in love with local journalism, why Asheville should be rather than to seem, why Asheville has to tackle its lack of diversity, defacto segregation, and low wages now, the future of The Asheville Blade, and the details on union drive efforts that ultimately lead to his dismissal at the Mountain Xpress.   Listen to the full episode below or here: This episode was recorded at Mojo Coworking at 60 North Market Street in Downtown Asheville.          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 here....

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To be v.s. to seem with David Forbes of The Asheville Blade on Finding Asheville Monday
Jul03

To be v.s. to seem with David Forbes of The Asheville Blade on Finding Asheville Monday

The 43rd episode of the Finding Asheville podcast will be with David Forbes, editor of The Asheville Blade.     Listen to a preview below:     Nathan sits down with David Forbes, editor of The Asheville Blade, for the 43rd episode of the Finding Asheville podcast. They chat about growing up in rural Northeastern North Carolina, how class impacts political participation, why he started reading the newspaper as early as the second grade, whether or not writer’s block actually exists, why he fell in love with local journalism, why Asheville should be rather than to seem, why Asheville has to tackle its lack of diversity, defacto segregation, and low wages now, the future of The Asheville Blade, and the details on union drive efforts that ultimately lead to his dismissal at the Mountain Xpress.   Full episode will be available for download via iTunes July 7th here.     Remember the easiest way to listen to Finding Asheville each week is by clicking the subscribe button via iTunes here. ...

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Chick-fil-A to James Beard Award, Elliot Moss of Buxton Hall will teach himself on Finding Asheville
Jun30

Chick-fil-A to James Beard Award, Elliot Moss of Buxton Hall will teach himself on Finding Asheville

Photo credit to: Cindy Kunst with Asheville Clicks Photography. Chick-fil-A to James Beard Award winner?   Nathan sits down with Chef Elliot Moss of Punk Wok and Buxton Hall Barbecue for the 42nd episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about growing up in Florence, S.C., why art was a major part of Elliot’s life, how he went straight from a cook at Chick-fil-A to being a chef, why an Italian restaurant in Philadelphia played a key role in opening his culinary world view, how the Admiral went from a bar menu to what it’s known for now, the ins and outs of Buxton Hall Barbecue, and why he now calls Asheville home. Listen to the full episode below or here: This episode was recorded at Mojo Coworking at 60 North Market Street in Downtown Asheville.        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 here.   ...

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Learning to cook with Chef Elliot Moss of Buxton Hall on Finding Asheville Monday
Jun27

Learning to cook with Chef Elliot Moss of Buxton Hall on Finding Asheville Monday

The 42nd episode of the Finding Asheville podcast will be with Chef Elliot Moss of Punk Wok and Buxton Hall Barbecue.   Listen to a preview below:    Nathan sits down with Chef Elliot Moss of Punk Wok and Buxton Hall Barbecue for the 42nd episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about growing up in Florence, S.C., why art was a major part of Elliot’s life, how he went straight from a cook at Chick-fil-A to being a chef, why an Italian restaurant in Philadelphia played a key role in opening his culinary world view, how the Admiral went from a bar menu to what it’s known for now, the ins and outs of Buxton Hall Barbecue, and why he now calls Asheville home.   Full episode will be available for download via iTunes June 30th here.     Remember the easiest way to listen to Finding Asheville each week is by clicking the subscribe button via iTunes...

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Napster doesn’t scare me fool with Mark Capon of Harvest Records on Finding Asheville
Jun23

Napster doesn’t scare me fool with Mark Capon of Harvest Records on Finding Asheville

He be like Napster doesn’t scare me fool…   Nathan sits down with Mark Capon, co-owner of Harvest Records for the 41st episode of the Finding Asheville podcast. They chat about growing up in Jacksonville, Fla., why he decided to pick up a bass instead of the guitar or drums at the age of 13, why he knew he was always going to do something he enjoyed for a living, why naivety played a little role in Harvest Record’s success, what it is like to also manage bands on the side, why at the end of the day you should only compete with yourself and not compare yourself to others, and why managing bands full time may be his next gig.    Listen to the full episode below or here: This episode was recorded at Mojo Coworking at 60 North Market Street in Downtown Asheville.        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 here....

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