Robin Vabolis: Western North Carolina Advocacy League

For over a year, Western North Carolina Advocacy League (WNCAL) has been helping people in need; with anything from repairing a wheelchair ramp to mediating court cases. This week’s guest on Finding Asheville is Robin Vabolis, founder of WNCAL. Robin tells us about how this grassroots not-for-profit originated, what the future holds for WNCAL, and […]

Ashes To Asheville

A divorced artist leaves California and moves to Asheville. Around the same time, an author and his wife leaves California and moves to Asheville. The difference, besides relationship status, is one is a fictional character and one isn’t. N. John Shore, Jr. is the author of the “real time serial novel” Ashes to Asheville which […]

You’re A Wizard Harry!

Hold on to your broomsticks! This week we spoke with Katie L, the founder of Asheville’s chapter of the Harry Potter Alliance. The Harry Potter Alliance is: “changing the world by making activism accessible through the power of story. Since 2005, [the HPA] engaged millions of fans through our work for equality, human rights, and […]

Sloths, DVD rentals, and retro games: Marc McCloud of Orbit DVD

For over a decade, Orbit DVD has steadily grown from a small movie rental store to one that boasts retro video games, comics, books, t-shirts, pop culture items, and more. Marc McCloud sits down with Emily Trimnal and Benny Whitaker to discuss what it is like to be one of just over 1,000 independent video […]