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.
Some Genesee County Schools Closing Early Due to Power Outages
Due to power outages caused by high winds, some Genesee County and other Mid-Michigan schools are closing early for the day.
Let It Go, Boomers. Cursive Writing is Dead [OPINION]
Indiana lawmakers have failed to mandate cursive writing as part of the educational curriculum, which has reignited the online debate between generations over an outdated practice that's actually not even really about said outdated practice.
Study Claims Some Fast Food Chicken is Only 42% Actual Chicken
A recent study that tested the DNA of, let's just say "chicken," at different fast food restaurants found that it's not always 100% chicken. In fact, one popular chain's "chicken" is less than half chicken.
Get the Banana App to Get Loudwire Live Tickets Early
When it comes to Loudwire Live tickets, there's only one way to get them before they go on sale Friday -- the Banana 101.5 app.
Halestorm to Headline Flint’s Loudwire Live 2017, Also Featuring Skillet, ATR + More
Halestorm is set to headline Loudwire Live 2017, which returns to Flint on Friday, June 16th, 2017.
Disney Might’ve Just Cracked True Wireless Electricity [VIDEO]
Researchers at Disney, yes, that Disney, just had a major breakthrough that makes wireless power transfer a reality. It's basically wifi for electricity.
Increased Risk of Severe Weather in Flint, Southern MI + Beyond Friday
We've had a beautiful blast of spring weather this week in Mid-Michigan, but things might get really nasty from Flint on down tomorrow.
Don’t Fall Into This Parking Lot Trap Used by Flint-Area Predators
There have been recent reports of traps being set for females in Flint-area parking lots -- don't take the bait.
Robbery in Genesee Township’s Birdland Has Victims Looking for Answers
A robbery in Genesee Township's "Birdland" neighborhood has victims incredibly upset, and looking for answers.
#PureMichigan Photos That Prove Our Winters Can Be Beautiful Too
Living through a Michigan winter can range from uncomfortable to absolutely unbearable, but these amazing Pure Michigan moments from Instagram remind us that winter is not without its beauty.
Pet Owners Beware — Coyotes Spotted Near Genesee Twp, Davison + Burton
Several locals are reporting evidence of coyotes in and around the Genesee Township/Davison/Burton area.
PlayTable Turns Card + Board Games Into Video Games On a Giant Tablet [VIDEO]
Maybe it's just me, but I think I've seen the future of board games. It's called PlayTable and it already has my mind racing with possibilities.