Thanks for stopping by! I'm AshPash, member of the web team here at Clear Channel Charleston. I am one of the team members here that works on our websites, social media and getting you all the latest in entertainment and music.
I was born in Augusta, GA, but raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Apologies in advance for being a yankee! Everyone in the Carolinas has been very hospitable, as anticipated in the South.
I'll be posting here regularly with stuff that interests me: pop culture, technology, new music, funny observations and more. Bookmark this page and check back soon!
Favorite Bands: Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Three Dog Night, Allman Brothers, Heart, Journey, Foreigner. Outside of what Q plays: Adele, Joss Stone, Ben Harper, Mumford and Sons, Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Prince, Michael Jackson, Fiona Apple, Luke Cunningham, Randy Houser, Willie Nelson, Hank Jr, George Jones, Ray Price, etc. Pretty eclectic.
Favorite Teams: Ohio State Buckeyes, South Carolina Gamecocks, Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns. I am a huge college football fan, first and foremost.
Favorite Food: I could alternate between Chinese, Mexican and good Lowcountry seafood all 3 meals of the day.
Favorite Movies: Kill Bill, Forrest Gump, the latest Batman Trilogy, When Harry Met Sally, Pulp Fiction, anything Scorcese, I Love You Man, Iron Man, Inception, etc.
Always heading back to the old standard, pizza on a night when you don't feel like cooking is a great option, but it can get tired. Buzzfeed.com has a great list of ways to kick your delivery pizza up a notch to make it less boring.
Some of my favorites? Adding more or different cheeses. Mixing it up with some gruyere, parmesan or even goat cheese and throwing your slice or the whole pie under the broiler for a minute can add some unique flavor. I love adding spices too, like red pepper flake and oregano...but try sprinkling on some pine nuts or even sliced garlic. A big trend I've seen around town, like at Mellow Mushroom and Brixx, is putting a salad on top. With sweet veggie pizza, you can go with a more bitter salad like arugula or with meat and spicier flavors, go with spinach.