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.
Flint’s Mercy Beach Just Reinvented Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ [VIDEO]
Flint's Mercy Beach gives Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' a completely new sound with their original arrangement of the beloved grunge anthem.
Tour This Dude’s Secret Fort in Michigan Walmart, MTV Cribs Style [VIDEO]
This dude made a hidden fort in the paper towel aisle of a Michigan Walmart, and gave us the most white trash episode of 'MTV Cribs' never filmed.
Woman Charged for Smoking Weed Day Before Fatal Crash w/ Drunk Driver
An Indiana woman is facing charges for smoking weed a day prior to a fatal car crash with a drunk driver.
Michigan: You Can Be Ticketed for Warming Up Your Car… or Worse
A Roseville man found out the hard way that, in some parts of Michigan, it is illegal to warm your car up before driving it. That's nowhere near as bad as what can happen if you do that in Flint though.
15 Michigan Kmart, Sears + Macy’s Stores to Close, Including Very First Kmart
A record holiday shopping season in 2016 wasn't strong enough to keep the doors open at these 16 Michigan Kmart, Sears, and Macy's department stores.
2-Year-Old Boy Amazingly Rescues His Twin Brother After Accident [VIDEO]
After watching it twice, I still have no idea how this kid got his brother out from under that dresser.
These New Michigan Laws Hit the Books in 2017
As we enter the new year, there are a handful of new laws of which you should be aware. Regardless of who you are, at least one of these laws will touch your life (or wallet) in some way.
Davison Woman Seeks Reunion With Birth Daughter Who Was Adopted
Davison's Tammy Zimmerman Hickey is reaching out to the public in hopes she can be reunited with her birth daughter, who was adopted nearly 41 years ago.
11 Flint + Michigan Fake News Stories We Debunked in 2016
Now that fake news is being recognized as an epidemic, we've decided to look back at all the fake news stories we debunked in 2016... Before it was cool.
Bentley Middle Schooler May Have Given Classmates Pot Brownies + Lollipops
They know how to have a bake sale at my alma mater. I'm kidding, of course. This is terrible.
Michigan Lighthouse Transforms Into Amazing Ice Palace Every Winter [VIDEO]
This Lake Michigan lighthouse in St. Joseph has become an annual hotspot for photographers and videographers, due to its amazing appearance once it is iced over.
16 Most Nerd-Tastic Pop Culture Moments of 2016… According to Tree
Say what you will about 2016, but it was a pretty good year to be a nerd thanks to all the great stuff on both the big and small screen. These were the best of the best... in my opinion.