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.
Woman’s Story of Child Abduction Attempt at Burton Walmart is Terrifying
A local woman issued a warning to area parents earlier this week following what sounds like a terrifying situation.
Are 80s and 90s Rock Songs Classic Rock Now? It’s Complicated…
First, you have to start with the question, "What even is classic rock?"
New ‘Lame Duck’ Bill Would Ban Growing Pot at Home in Michigan
Our newly approved recreational marijuana laws haven't even gone into effect yet, but that isn't stopping Michigan Republicans from strip-mining our rights on their way out.
Poopsie Slime Surprise is the Most Audacious Toy Commercial Ever [VIDEO]
One toy company is willing to bet it all that your kid has been waiting to play with poop.
When Will Recreational Weed Be Legal in Michigan?
In the 2018 mid-term elections Michigan voters said yes to Prop 1, which legalizes possession and recreational use of marijuana for those over the age of 21, but when does the law go into effect?
I’m Pretty Sure Burger King is Saying Croissan’wich Wrong [OPINION]
Seriously, how the f*** do you say Croissan'wich?
Michigan Prison’s Xbox Program Has Me Rethinking Life Behind Bars [OPINION]
All bills paid, three meals a day, free healthcare, Xbox, AND a full night's sleep? Where do I sign up?
Flint Once Had its Own Amusement Park… and We’re Not Talking About AutoWorld
Up until very recently, I thought AutoWorld was the only amusement park that ever called Flint home. I was wrong.
Taco Bell is Testing the Toasted Cheddar Chalupa in Flint and It’s Amazing
Taco Bell has chosen Flint as the testing ground for the potential new promotional menu item known as the Toasted Cheddar Chalupa and holy crap is it good.
The Slashstreet Boys Return in Hilarious ‘I’ll Kill You That Way’ Music Video
They're baaaaack... and just in time for Halloween. That's right, the boy band comprised of history's most notorious slashers is back with a Backstreet Boys parody that will rip your heart out. Literally.
Sylvester Stallone Designed the Most Extreme Bro-Metal Pens Ever Made [VIDEO]
Somehow, a hilariously serious commercial for a line of pens (yes, the kind you write with) designed by John Rambo himself has hidden from the public eye for over five years.
Why is it So Hard to Turn On the Heat for the First Time?
It's such a minor, insignificant thing, but for some reason, it is damn near impossible for me to turn on the heat in my house for the first time.