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.
Marijuana Legalization Vote Burned by MI Supreme Court
The Michigan Supreme Court has decided against hearing arguments from MILegalize in regards to their invalidated marijuana legalization ballot initiative. So the big question is -- what happens now?
BBQ, Wine, Archery + More Coming to Michigan Renaissance Festival [VIDEO]
The 2016 Michigan Renaissance Festival prepares to finish strong with a slew of special events and themed weekends in the final month of the season at Holly Grove.
Argument Between Davison Restaurant Owner and Customer Goes Viral [VIDEO]
They say the customer is always right, but we have a feeling the owner of this long-time Davison eatery would beg to differ in this instance.
Preview the New Arcade + Bounce House Coming to Genesee Valley Mall [VIDEO]
The owners of Bouncin' Play are getting ready to re-open the American Fun Center in the Genesee Valley mall, and gave us a a sneak peek at the inside before they open to the public September 1st.
5 Terrible Season 2 Spin-Off Ideas for HBO’s ‘The Night Of’
The HBO limited series 'The Night Of' may have finished the story it set out to tell, but I decided to pitch some spin-off ideas to keep the water cooler show alive -- these were the worst ones we could come up with.
Michigan Has 4th Lowest State Vaccination Rate in the U.S.
Great, now I've got polio. Thanks, Jenny McCarthy.
Michigan’s Welfare Drug Testing Trial Results are Surprising [OPINION]
Michigan's decision to drug test welfare applicants was met with both cheers and jeers from residents, with opinions falling mostly along party lines. Now that we have some preliminary results of the pilot program, I think it's safe to say that both sides are surpr…
The Top 10 Things to Do in Flint According to TripAdvisor
Go ahead, make your water and crime jokes in the comments, but there's a wealth of fun and interesting things to do in Flint, despite what the trolls will have you believe.
What Homesick Candles for Michigan Cities Would Smell Like [PHOTOS]
Homesick Candles are meant to comfort displaced homebodies by smelling like the state from which they came. We decided a custom line of fragrances that smell like beloved Michigan hometowns and cities was way more interesting -- so we made some.
7 Awful Ideas for the Second ‘Nightmare On Elm Street’ Reboot
I had so much fun coming up with ideas for the coming re-reboot of 'A Nightmare On Elm Street' that I decided to come up with some even worse options for the franchise than a second -- and still unnecessary -- reboot.
1970 Footage of Downtown Flint Looks Like a TV Show Intro [VIDEO]
I always love stumbling upon these old home videos of Downtown Flint, but while I was watching this one I kept thinking the theme music from 'Cheers' was going to start playing.
Farmer’s Almanac Predicts Another Mild Michigan Winter for 2016-17
Michigan winters can be quite unbearable, but the Farmers' Almanac is predicting a sequel to the mild winter conditions we saw last winter... but there's some bad news too.