Chief Black Fox of Standing Rock

Chief Black Fox from Standing Rock joins Tommy Green, Jody Bender, and Morgana Magdalene at THE BLOCK off Biltmore for episode #0047. Good clean water is essential to making great craft beer, and making great craft beer is exactly what the Native Americans in North Dakota plan to do with the clean water they are protecting at Standing Rock. Stand with Standing Rock. Save our beer!

Representative John Ager for Hemp

john agerNorth Carolina State Representative John Ager joins us for Hemp Wednesdays at THE BLOCK off Biltmore. Hemp is soon to be the new cash crop for the Southern States. Raleigh's Tyler Cromartie, Hendo's Chris Power, and Dark Matter's Tommy Green chat it up with Hickory Nut Gap Farm's John Ager about the current status of North Carolina hemp legalization in episode #0044.

P-Funk Asheville FM 103.3

ashevillefm-p-funkAsheville FM Fund Drive has kicked and in conjunction junction what's your function? We are releasing a podcast every day! Listen to Ashevile FM's own P-Funk educate us on what Asheville FM community radio is all about. All this week come on by the station on Haywood Road in West Asheville for free coffee provided by Firestorm Cafe and Books, and many free goodies to choose from, like CD's and vinyl.... just give a small donation to keep the station up and running for all of us.

The Pimps of Joytime

pimps-of-joytime"It is actually impossible. There is no way you can experience what another person experiences, but just the act of trying to understand what somebody else is going through is critical. The World would be in a lot better condition if enough people were at least just attempting to be empathetic," says Brian J of the band Pimps of Joytime in episode #0039, recorded at Pisgah Brewing. We just might vote for Brian J as a write in candidate in the upcoming election. Right?

Joe Greene Meets Cecil Bothwell

cecil-bothwellAnother Wednesday Hemp Day finds us at The BLOCK off Biltmore chatting with toasts of the town Joe Greene and Cecil Bothwell… and toast is exactly what we did! Both of these gentlemen work hard with our community, forging relationships, bringing people together to help one another, and live as one. Crowler Chris Power and Brewpon Tommy Green are humbled by the presence of these two Super Asheville Citizens. Give it a listen… find out what went down at Wednesday Hemp Day!

Morgana Magdalene Burlesque

morgana magdaleneLocal Burlesque performer Morgana Magdalene sits down on us (wishful thinking), rather with us, at THE BLOCK off Biltmore for discussion on the art form, distinguishing it from stripping. A new generation nostalgic for the spectacle and glamour of the old times has been determined to bring burlesque back, and we have a thriving scene here in Asheville. We don't care what you call it, as hot as Morgana is, we approve of her undressing. Crowler Chris Power, Busker Matt Ryan, and Brewpon Tommy Green chat it up with burlesque performer Morgana Magdalene.... ITS HOT!

Mr. White Labs

chris-white-labsWhat began as home brewers searching for higher quality yeast, quickly grew into a team of dedicated biochemists exploring new ways to advance brewing altogether. Today, White Labs stands at the intersection of science, education and craft. Constantly striving for perfection, and in the process continually raising the bar in the art of fermentation. In episode #0033, join White Labs owner and renowned yeast author Chris White, as he chats it up at THE BLOCK off Biltmore with Crowler Chris Power and Brewpon Tommy Green.

Treating ADHD with Cannabis Oil

legalize-cbd-oilDavid Newsom of Palmetto Harmony enlightens us in episode #0029 at THE BLOCK off Biltmore for Hemp Wednesdays. The miracle medicine Cannabidiol (CBD) is celebrated with an event hosted by The Brians, Brian Bullman and Brian Morris, of Carolina Hemp Company. Busker Matt Ryans joins us, helping host Tommy Green to stay on track. Tommy's ADHD makes it very challenging for him to host a podcast.

Wicked Weed: Wyatt Freeman and Andy Sharpe

Wicked Weed THE BLOCK off biltmoreAnother fun Asheville Beer Club Meetup and Pint Night (Wicked Weed) at THE BLOCK off Biltmore. Special guests Andy Sharpe and Wyatt Freeman of Wicked Weed provided us with information on new releases and a new future location. Tommy Green got really drunk, and wouldn't shut up, stop laughing, and talking incessantly about the greatness of Pokemon Go. A sober Chis Power expertly guides the interview, where the discussion is quality craft beer, and how sours are unquestionably the future of craft beer.

President Erik Lars Myers and Professor Sarah Ficke

mystery-brewingAuthors of North Carolina Craft Beer and Breweries, Sarah Ficke and Erik Lars Myers, join us at THE BLOCK off Biltmore for episode #0026. "If you know the people from the brewery and you know their story, you will get a good idea of what their beer tastes like." These two, now married, met when Erik was directing Sarah in a play. These days, a brewer and owner of Mystery Brewing, Erik dresses in beaver drag, while Sarah is a Professor of English at Marymount University.