My obsessive love of rock didn't surface until later in life -- around the same time I began learning electric guitar and listening to artists like Jimi Hendrix. I spent the next decade learning everything I could about rock. Along the way I found myself gravitating towards against-the-grain bands like Pearl Jam, Modest Mouse and Queens of the Stone Age. I began pursuing a career in radio after realizing I would be able to talk about music all day and get free CDs and concert tix. After grinding it out on the intern circuit, I landed a job at the Banana! I later became a writer for Loudwire.com and I'm currently the Digital Managing Editor for Townsquare Media Flint.
Starting Today, Michigan Drivers Could Get a $400 Ticket for Not Doing This
Consider this your official heads up.
Billy Corgan Just Found His Stolen ‘Gish’ Guitar in Flushing, Michigan
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan was reunited with his beloved 'Gish' era Fender Strat after a 27-year search.
Walli’s Restaurant, Fox Sports Bar & Grill ‘Closed Until Further Notice’
Walli's Restaurant and The Fox Sports Bar & Grill has been closed for days and placed a sign on the door that says "closed until further notice," and some believe that "further notice" may never come.
Baby Boomers: Here is Your Trophy for Walking to School in Blizzards [OPINION]
Here is your trophy for all those times you had to go to school when it was way colder and snowier than we can even comprehend. Can we stop hearing about it now?
Truck Runs Car Off Dort Hwy in Flint, Crashes Into Machine Shop Sign [VIDEO]
Shocking video shows what appears to be a person driving a truck intentionally running a vehicle off Dort Highway and directly into the steel beams that hold The Machine Shop marquee.
‘The Punisher’ Season 2: Where is the “Michigan Bar” Lola’s Roadhouse Located?
'The Punisher' kicked off its second season (and probably last) on Netflix with the title character hanging out at a bar located somewhere in Michigan. Where the hell is it though?
Is It Just Me or Have These Scam Calls Increased 4,000,000%?
Seriously, this is getting out of control.
Let’s Face It — Flying Cars Will Never Be the Norm
'The Jetsons' and 'Back to the Future' were wrong. Get over it.
Flint Had Seen Almost 3x More Snow By This Time Last Winter
We've seen some really tough winters over the past five years here in the Flint area, but based on the numbers this year hasn't been so bad.
Score Free Applebee’s for a Year and $5,000 in the Neighborhood Treasure Hunt
Get out your phone and start searching -- the Neighborhood Treasure Hunt is on!
I Totally Forgot That Greta Van Fleet’s ‘Safari Song’ Plays in ‘Aquaman’
Mid-Michigan's own Greta Van Fleet is red hot right now. They're everywhere -- the radio, the Grammys, SNL, and even the DCEU.
[Person] Says [Political Thing You Don’t Agree With] and Now [Factual Information]
The following story contains a neutral account of a relevant news item that 100% happened, but is sure to piss off half of our audience and have the other half screaming "fake news."