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.
In celebration of "National Lovers Day" today, Zoosk.com, the romantic social network, conducted a survey among more than 1,118 Americans who say they are in a happy, committed relationship to gather their thoughts on what it takes to have a successful partnership. From the survey results emerged a variety of tips that offer an inside look at the formula for a happy relationship:
Share responsibilities. Nobody wears the pants in a happy relationship!
-- 78% of happy couples share decision making evenly. -- 67% of happy couples manage finances together, instead of assigning it to one person. -- 66% of happy couples share household chores such as cooking, cleaning and laundry.
Have sex at least 2-3 times per week.
-- 28% of Americans in happy relationships have sex at least 2-3 times per week. -- 16% have sex 4-6 times per week. -- 16% copulate every day.
Be affectionate, daily!
-- 69% of happy couples kiss and show affection many times per day.
Don't tell "little white lies."
-- 70% of Americans in happy relationships agree that it is not ok to tell "little white lies" to their partner to keep the peace.
Stay in shape.
-- 74% of blissful lovers say it is important that their partner maintains a good physical appearance. -- 18% of respondents say that their partner's physical appearance is a main attraction.
Avoid political discussions.
-- 37% of Americans in happy relationships never talk about politics and 47% do so only occasionally.
My God is your God.
-- 71% of Americans in happy relationships share the same religious beliefs and traditions.
Dial up the dialog.
-- 72% of happy couples have real conversations about life, work, and family on a regular basis.