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.
Watch Genesee County Jail’s $36 Million Inmate Beatdown We’re Probably Paying For [VIDEO]
Last Thursday, a Detroit court awarded William Jennings a $36.6 million settlement after receiving an excessive beatdown by guards at the Genesee County Jail in September 2010. Guess who will likely have to pay for a big chunk of that -- the taxpayers.
‘Easy Street’ Song Used to Torture Daryl in ‘The Walking Dead’ is the New Rickroll [VIDEO]
All things considered, I'd rather face the business end of Lucille than hear that 'Easy Street' song they made Daryl listen to around the clock on last night's 'The Walking Dead' again... but just in case you want to troll your Daryl-loving friends -- we found it for yo…
Military Plane Accidentally Drops Training Bombs on Northern Michigan [VIDEO]
A military plane accidentally dropped training bombs on Oscoda County during its flight from Selfridge Air National Guard Base to Camp Grayling.
Biggest Super-Moon of Our Lifetime Is Coming November 14th
The moon will be closer to Earth than it ever has before in our lifetime (well, most of us, anyway) on November 14th.
What Happens When You Violate Facebook’s Real Name Policy
Last Friday I logged into my Facebook page to learn that someone had reported me for not using my "real name" on my profile. What seemed like a minor annoyance at first turned into a huge pain in the ass that had me locked out of my profile for the first time in seven yea…
Is Flint Headed for Another Water Crisis?
Flint's next water crisis might be closer than we think, and worst part is that we haven't even solved the first crisis.
Leaked Hillary Clinton Emails That Could End Her Campaign [PHOTOS]
I've seen misleading headlines like this about Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump a million times this election cycle, but this time feels different. I mean, just look at Hillary's face in this picture. Looks serious, huh?
TIL Vaping Competitions Are Real Things That Happen [VIDEO]
I was vaguely aware that some people take vaping a little too seriously, but until today -- I had no idea how deep that rabbit hole goes.
BJ’s Bar (aka Dancing Sandwiches) in Burton Gets an Artsy Facelift [PHOTOS]
BJ's Bar in Burton has a few fresh coats of paint, and a new mural that lives up to the "dancing sandwiches" nickname.
Iraq + Afghanistan Veterans Forced to Repay Enlistment Bonuses [VIDEO]
Thousands of soldiers in the California National Guard that were paid enlistment bonuses to fight in the Iraq War and Afghanistan, are now being forced to pay them back.
Charlie Sheen Wants to Pitch at World Series for Cleveland Indians
That's right, Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn wants to come out of retirement to rejoin the Cleveland Indians in the World Series.
Animals Covering Disturbed’s ‘Down With the Sickness’ Is Your New Anthem [VIDEO]
Until this video of animals covering Disturbed's 'Down With the Sickness' came along, I didn't realize it was possible to love something this hard.