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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Experiencing music in the purest form with Mark Capon of Harvest Records on Finding Asheville Monday

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Experiencing music in the purest form with Mark Capon of Harvest Records on Finding Asheville Monday

The 41st episode of the Finding Asheville podcast will be with Mark Capon, co-owner of Harvest Records.      Listen to a preview below:   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.   Full episode will be available for download via iTunes June 23rd 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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Deadhead success stories part 3, with Brian Sonoskus of Tupelo Honey on Finding Asheville

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Deadhead success stories part 3, with Brian Sonoskus of Tupelo Honey on Finding Asheville

Grateful Dead success stories part 3?   Nathan sits down with Brian Sonoskus, Executive Chef at Tupelo Honey Cafe for the 40th episode of the Finding Asheville podcast. They chat about growing up in New Jersey, whether or not Tupelo Honey Cafe has the best biscuits in the South, his days of following the Grateful Dead around, why somebody from New Jersey can cook Southern food right, how he eventually landed a gig at Tupelo Honey, why he had the need to run his own farm, and whether or not Tupelo Honey will eventually become a national restaurant chain.   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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Happiness is ‘the’ goal with Chef Brian Sonoskus of Tupelo Honey Cafe on Finding Asheville Monday

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Happiness is ‘the’ goal with Chef Brian Sonoskus of Tupelo Honey Cafe on Finding Asheville Monday

The 40th episode of the Finding Asheville podcast will be with Brian Sonoskus, Executive Chef at Tupelo Honey Cafe.      Listen to a preview below:      Nathan sits down with Brian Sonoskus, Executive Chef at Tupelo Honey Cafe for the 40th episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about growing up in New Jersey, whether or not Tupelo Honey Cafe has the best biscuits in the South, his days of following the Grateful Dead around, why somebody from New Jersey can cook Southern food right, how he eventually landed a gig at Tupelo Honey, why he had the need to run his own farm, and whether or not Tupelo Honey will eventually become a national restaurant chain.   Full episode will be available for download via iTunes June 16th here.     Remember the easiest way to listen to Finding Asheville each week is by clicking the subscribe button via iTunes...

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Don’t be afraid to charge for your work, Michele Scheve on Finding Asheville

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Don’t be afraid to charge for your work, Michele Scheve on Finding Asheville

Don’t be afraid to charge for your work…   Nathan sits down with Michele Scheve, founder of Asheville Disclaimer, co-owner of Slice of Life Comedy, and DJ at AshevilleFM.org for the 39th episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about what it is was like to be raised by two doctors, what it is like to participate in lucid dreaming, why the key to life is finding humor in tragedy, the birth and fall of the Asheville Disclaimer, and what may be next of one of Asheville’s original comedy writers.    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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Not accepting life setbacks, Asheville Disclaimer founder Michele Scheve on Finding Asheville Monday

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Not accepting life setbacks, Asheville Disclaimer founder Michele Scheve on Finding Asheville Monday

The 39th episode of Finding Asheville will be with Michele Scheve founder of Asheville Disclaimer, co-owner of Slice of Life Comedy, and DJ at AshevilleFM.org.    Listen to a preview below:     Nathan sits down with Michele Scheve, founder of Asheville Disclaimer, co-owner of Slice of Life Comedy, and DJ at AshevilleFM.org for the 39th episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about what it is was like to be raised by two doctors, what it is like to participate in lucid dreaming, why the key to life is finding humor in tragedy, the birth and fall of the Asheville Disclaimer, and what may be next of one of Asheville’s original comedy writers.   Full episode will be available for download via iTunes June 9th 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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