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.
7 Ways We Can Immediately Tell Someone Is Not From Flint
It's not always easy to tell if someone's from the Flint area, but there are a few things telltale signs that always make our Vehicle City-sense tingle.
New Flint Trampoline Park to Feature American Ninja Warrior Style Course
Flint, get ready to get your American Ninja Warrior on.
Seether, Theory of a Deadman, 10 Years + More to Rock Loudwire Live 2018
Loudwire Live 2018 is returning to the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center on Friday, August 10th. Find out who's playing and how to get tickets here.
Flint Township Toys R Us Liquidation Sale Begins Friday
Unlike most of the other locations, whose sales started today, Flint Township's Toys R Us is set to begin its journey to the clearing at the end of the path when doors open...
Ohio Close to Naming Official State Dog — Michigan Should Beat Them to It
Ohio is looking to become the 12th state to recognize a specific breed as their official state dog, but Ohio sucks and we should totally steal their thunder by doing it first.
Starlite’s New Sidewinder Fries Are My Everything, You Guys
I've lived my whole life not knowing what was missing until I ate the new Sidewinder Fries from Starlite and now everything is different. I am complete.
Pearl Jam ‘Fans’ Outraged by Politically-Charged ‘Can’t Deny Me’ Have Never Listened to th…
Some Pearl Jam "fans" are jumping ship in response to the new single 'Can't Deny Me' because the band has "gone political." What politically ambiguous band have these "fans" been listening to for the past 30 years? It certainly wasn't Pearl Jam.
Dad Dishes Out Creative Punishment for Son Busted for Bullying [VIDEO]
A dad decided to teach his son a lesson after he was kicked off of the school bus for bullying... and, of course, the internet is fighting over it.
Couples Breaking This Old Michigan Law Could Face a Year in Prison
Yes, it's still on the books and you've probably broken it already.
This Brutal 1990s Factory Safety Video is the Best-Worst 1980s Horror Movie I’ve Ever Seen
I wouldn't be a bit surprised if this horror-movie-posing-as-a-safety-video says "from the people who brought you The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" on the cover.
New State Rankings Confirm That Michigan is Better Than Ohio
According to a new ranking of all 50 states -- Michigan is better than Ohio. You already knew that, but sometimes it's just nice to read things that validate your beliefs.
3 Recent Tech Developments Straight Out of ‘Black Mirror’ [VIDEO]
A few recent technology based stories have me convinced that 'Black Mirror' is more than just a horrifying glimpse at what our future could be -- it's our actual future.