Rick McDaniel author of Asheville Food, talks Southern food on Finding Asheville
Mar24

Rick McDaniel author of Asheville Food, talks Southern food on Finding Asheville

Some days you are the windshield and some days you are the bug?   Nathan sits down with Chef Rick McDaniel Southern food author and author of the books An Irresistible History of Southern Food: Four Centuries of Black-Eyed Peas, Collard Greens and Whole Hog Barbecue and Asheville Food: A History of High Country Cuisine for the 28th episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about growing up in Kings Mountain, NC, how Asheville...

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Rick McDaniel, Southern Food Historian and Author talks writing inspiration on Finding Asheville Monday
Mar21

Rick McDaniel, Southern Food Historian and Author talks writing inspiration on Finding Asheville Monday

The 28th episode of Finding Asheville will be with Chef Rick McDaniel author of Asheville Food: A History of High Country Cuisine and An Irresistible of Southern Food: Four Centuries of Black-Eyed Peas, Collard Greens and Whole Hog Barbecue.   Listen to a preview below:   Nathan sits down with Chef Rick McDaniel Southern food author and author of the books An Irresistible History of Southern Food: Four Centuries of...

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Deceased Westboro Baptist Church Pastor Fred Phelps confused why Heaven is hot and full of flames
Mar20

Deceased Westboro Baptist Church Pastor Fred Phelps confused why Heaven is hot and full of flames

HELL- Fire and brimstone is not necessarily what deceased Westboro Baptist Church Reverend Fred Phelps had in mind when walking through heaven’s pearly gates.   In fact, Reverend Phelps must have been so traumatized by his recent passing shortly after midnight this morning, because he doesn’t remember seeing any pearly gates at all.   “It really is hot up here in Heaven, I didn’t expect that,” said Reverend Phelps.  ...

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Hugh Owings of Hugh’s HandBuilt talks two wheeled death machines on Finding Asheville
Mar17

Hugh Owings of Hugh’s HandBuilt talks two wheeled death machines on Finding Asheville

Delivering pizzas to two wheeled death machines?   Nathan sits down with Hugh Owings of Hugh’s HandBuilt for the 27th episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about growing up in the South, being raised by his grandfather at the age of 15, the romanticism of being a pizza delivery driver, how he had the courage to leave a dead end factory job to start his own his business, how failure is key to the creative process, and why he...

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Hugh Owings of Hugh’s HandBuilt talks failure fueling creative process on Finding Asheville Monday
Mar14

Hugh Owings of Hugh’s HandBuilt talks failure fueling creative process on Finding Asheville Monday

The 27th episode of Finding Asheville will be with Hugh Owings of Hugh’s HandBuilt.   Listen to a preview below:   Nathan sits down with Hugh Owings of Hugh’s HandBuilt for the 27th episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about growing up in the South, being raised by his grandfather at the age of 15, the romanticism of being a pizza delivery driver, how he had the courage to leave a dead end factory job to start his...

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Unemployed Asheville man to run against Moffitt in hopes for UNC-TV job offer from Moffitt
Mar13

Unemployed Asheville man to run against Moffitt in hopes for UNC-TV job offer from Moffitt

ASHEVILLE- What one man sees as an ethics violation, another man sees as a job opportunity.   Unemployed Asheville resident Mike Jones officially filed paperwork yesterday to run against Republican incumbent Rep. Tim Moffitt for the N.C. House District 116 seat.   “It’s a tough job market out there,” said Jones.   “So if Mr. Moffitt is giving out jobs to his political opponents in exchange for dropping out of races, I...

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