Inspired by “Emily Dickinson’s Patreon” by Riane Konc in The New Yorker, Xpress dreamed up for arts-related Kickstarter projects (led by local and international personalities) that would surely be worth funding — if only for the choice perks.
Five celebrated Asheville restaurants announce plans to adopt taco-focused concepts. Also: A new city ordinance taps downtown retailers to support WNC’s beer industry, and two beloved local coffee shops cave to Starbucks.
The production, a satire about the “manosphere” (or men’s rights movement), takes its name from the The Red Pill online community, hosted on Reddit, “where men go to air their toxic views about women,” according to The Guardian. It was inspired by the events that unfolded around Waking Life Espresso.
By Tom Scheve
“Transplanting” debuted Wednesday, Sept. 30, on transplantingseries.com, and a new installment will be posted each Wednesday, at 2 p.m., through the end of January. Over the first 10 episodes, main character Maeve interviews for various jobs, goes glamping (glamorous camping) and goes on a bad date with a “brogi” (a man-child who practices yoga).
“I am writing because no one seems to be concerned about the ‘ISIS’ theater on Haywood Road. I mean, how obvious can you get? No one ever heard of ISIS until last year. Now, ISIS is known around the world.”
Newly elected 2nd-grade class senator clearly can’t deliver on campaign promises
Tourism board launches new city slogan
Why is the APD filming protests?
Downtown fairies fear gentrification
The one that got away.
Mysterious woman moves to Asheville for ‘job’
Asheville Citizen-Times changes job titles of editors to ‘writing coaches’
Whether she’s cracking jokes with Jon Stewart or talking politics with Rachel Maddow, political satirist Lizz Winstead has plenty to say. Catch her live at the Grey Eagle on Saturday.