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.
20 Years Ago: Pearl Jam Change Direction on ‘Nothing as It Seems’
Band threw rock radio audiences a curveball with the lead single from 'Binaural.'
Pearl Jam’s Best Unreleased Songs: 13 More Lost Dogs
The grunge icons have many B-sides and hidden gems that have yet to be officially released.
Experts: ‘Just Say No’ to Michigan’s Roadside Drug Tests
We've been skeptical on this testing method ever since the legislation was announced, and experts are now confirming that our concerns are valid.
‘The Irishman’ Claims Jimmy Hoffa Was Murdered in This Detroit House [VIDEO]
The Martin Scorsese Netflix Original 'The Irishman' claims that Jimmy Hoffa was murdered in a Detroit home, which you can see in pictures and video here.
Trump to Sign Bill That Raises Smoking Age to 21 Nationwide
The rest of the country will now join the 19 states that have already raised the legal smoking age to 21
Genesee County Little Caesars No Longer Deliver Their Own Pizza
Little Caesars recently changed the way they do business and are likely ahead of the curve in doing so.
11 Awesome Star Wars Kitchen Gifts for the Culinary Jedi in All of Us
Take-out. Fast food. A kitchen Jedi craves not these things.
When and Where You’ll Be Able to Buy Recreational Marijuana in Michigan
As of Sunday, December 1st, the sale of recreational marijuana became legal in Michigan... at three locations... in Ann Arbor. So what about the rest of us?
Townsquare Media Flint is Closed Due to Downed Power Lines
Please do not come to our studios today, as we have a fallen tree and downed power lines blocking the road to the building.
Sorry, Internet — AG Barr Says Jeffrey Epstein Definitely Killed Himself
"Epstein didn't kill himself" might be the most popular meme of the moment, but Attorney General William Barr has watched the security footage and says that the conspiracy theory doesn't hold water.
Tesla’s New Detroit-Built Electric ‘Cybertruck’ is the Ugliest Thing I’ve Ever Seen
Elon Musk is attempting to get Tesla into the pickup truck market with Tesla's new Cybertruck, which is so ugly I almost don't believe this is really happening.
Essential Tools for the Michigan Bigfoot Hunters Out There
Want to find Bigfoot? Get in line... but not before picking up these essential tools to both find and protect yourself from the illusive Cryptozoic beast.