Asheville’s comic cookbook author Tyler Capps next guest on Finding Asheville, listen to a teaser
Nov22

Asheville’s comic cookbook author Tyler Capps next guest on Finding Asheville, listen to a teaser

The 11th episode of Finding Asheville will be with Tyler Capps of Cooking Comically.   Watch a teaser below:   Nathan sits down with Tyler Capps of Cooking Comically. They discuss growing up in Brevard, Tyler’s career in the Navy, how a post on Reddit leads to a comic recipe writing career, the ins and outs of writing a book, and what may be next for one of Asheville’s newest authors.   Full episode will be available for download via iTunes November 25th here.   Remember the easiest way to listen to Finding Asheville each week is by clicking the subscribe button via...

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Nestor Teran of Smash Box brings the heat from the kitchen to the Finding Asheville podcast
Nov18

Nestor Teran of Smash Box brings the heat from the kitchen to the Finding Asheville podcast

Find yourself in a rut, pave your own path with a food truck?   Nathan sits down with Nestor Teran of Smash Box Mobile Food Truck. They discuss growing up in Miami, what it means to have parents that escaped Nicaragua during the Sandinista Revolution, how he escaped a career he did not enjoy for something he loves, what it is like to operate a food truck and catering business in Asheville, and his musical talents as Soul Saturn Six.   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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Nestor Teran of Smash Box & yucca fries goodness, next guest on Finding Asheville, listen to a teaser now
Nov15

Nestor Teran of Smash Box & yucca fries goodness, next guest on Finding Asheville, listen to a teaser now

The 10th guest on Finding Asheville will be Nestor Teran of Smash Box Mobile Kitchen.   Listen to a teaser below:   Nathan sits down with Nestor Teran of Smash Box Mobile Food Truck. They discuss growing up in Miami, what it means to have parents that escaped Nicaragua during the Sandinista Revolution, how he escaped a career he did not enjoy for something he loves, what it is like to operate a food truck and catering business in Asheville, and his musical talents as Soul Saturn Six.   Full episode will be available for download via iTunes November 18th 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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Comedian Joe Zimmerman records comedy album at LAB tonight & tomorrow night
Nov15

Comedian Joe Zimmerman records comedy album at LAB tonight & tomorrow night

A former Asheville resident is recording his comedy album tonight and tomorrow night at the LAB.   From the Facebook Event Page: Disclaimer Comedy is proud to present headlining comedian Joe Zimmerman at Lexington Avenue Brewery (LAB) in downtown Asheville on Fri., Nov. 15, and Sat., Nov. 16 at 9 p.m. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.   Tickets are $10 at the door. Tickets to the Friday show are available here:https://zimmermanatlab.eventbrite.com/   Tickets to the Saturday show are available here: https://zimmermanatlab2.eventbrite.com/   Joe Zimmerman will be returning to Asheville Nov. 15 & 16 (Fri & Sat) to record his debut solo album with New Wave records. His late night debut will air November 20th on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Joe has recorded two previous albums with the Beards of Comedy tour; their most recent “Cardio-Mix,” with Comedy Central records. 2013 has been an exciting year for Joe. After moving from Asheville to New York city he made his Comedy Central debut on the John Oliver New York Stand Up show, taped a set for Nickelodeon‘s Nickmom Night Out, and was invited to be a New Face at Just For Laughs Montreal (the largest comedy festival in the world), where he was positively reviewed by both Time Out NY, The Spit Take, and The Comic’s Comic.   http://www.comedycentral.com/video-clips/qepz9c/john-oliver-s-new-york-stand-up-show-pet-snakes   Tickets are $10 at the door. Tickets to the Friday show are available here. Tickets to the Saturday show are available here.   For more information about comedian Joe Zimmerman, please visit: http://zimmermancomedy.com/   Here is a clip of Joe performing:   Joe has been one of my favorites for a while now because his humor is very clever. Plus him trolling Bank of America a year ago was downright hilarious.   Come out to the LAB and support a former Asheville...

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Asheville child glad to have concealed carry holder as back up in nerf gun war at city parks
Nov13

Asheville child glad to have concealed carry holder as back up in nerf gun war at city parks

ASHEVILLE- Sure city parks seem safe enough with hippies hula hooping, families picnicking, dogs chasing after flying discs, and squirrels scurrying around doing whatever squirrels do.   But to a 10-year-old strapped with a bazooka Nerf gun with a mission to kill as many bad guys as possible, everything becomes a potential danger especially when Fido the family dog could potentially eat your ammunition.   So when 10-year-old Jacob Reemer received news that the Asheville City Council voted last night to comply with new North Carolina state laws allowing concealed carry permit holders to carry in city parks, Reemer fired his Nerf gun bazooka in the air with glee.   “When my friends and I go to Carrier Park to play war there are bad guys everywhere,” said Reemer.   “There is bad guys in the bushes, bad guys in the sky, bad guys on top of the power poles. I feel much safer now, knowing there will be people with real guns serving as back up to make sure we don’t get killed by these imaginary bad guys. One time my friend Kyle got killed by a bad guy and he laid in the grass for like a whole minute.”   Reemer says he and his friends play Nerf gun wars at least twice a week, leaving the potential for an imaginary bad guy to shoot one of his friends at a city park high. Reemer is just glad a concealed carry permit holder will now be there to finish the imaginary bad guy off.   “The bad guys are ruthless,” said Reemer.   “They know we are carrying bazookas. But they show up regardless, because bad guys don’t care about other people carrying guns because they just want to do harm regardless of the consequences. I can’t wait until one of these imaginary bad guys gets popped with a real bullet.”   Although Reemer does admit that sometimes the bad guys don’t show up. The last time that happened Reemer shot his friend Kyle in the eye with the Nerf gun bazooka because Kyle wouldn’t help him dig a fox hole.   “It was not my proudest moment,” said Reemer.   “I’m a trained soldier and I know better than to shoot a bazooka for a silly reason. But my anger got the best of me. War sometimes gets intense. I probably should have left my bazooka at home, because I knew the bad guys were on vacation.”   The imaginary bad guys were unavailable for comment Tuesday evening. It is not clear yet, whether the new concealed carry permit laws will deter them from attacking 10-year-olds...

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Finding Asheville: Appalatch, a wooly clothing company flipping the fashion world on its head with a 3D printer
Nov11

Finding Asheville: Appalatch, a wooly clothing company flipping the fashion world on its head with a 3D printer

Honey print me an outfit for work tomorrow?   Nathan sits down with Grace Gouin and Mariano deGuzman, cofounders of Appalatch Outdoor Apparel Company. They discuss the cofounders upbringing in Rhode Island and Wisconsin, the environmental impact of the fashion industry, and Appalatch’s kicskstarter campaign that if funded will let them print environmentally friendly custom fit sweaters using a 3D printer.   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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