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.
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.
11 Burger Joints Worth the Drive to the Detroit Area
Genesee County definitely has a lot of great burger spots, but if you're like me you're always down to try a new one out. If (also like me) you've exhausted all the area burger options -- here are some that will make your drive to "The D" well worth it.
Grand Rapids is Slowly Becoming Michigan’s New Concert Destination
Sorry, Detroit. Grand Rapids is eating your lunch.
9 Things Every Detroit Lions Fan Needs to Survive the Season
It's not easy being a fan of the Detroit Lions, but these items can help you survive even the toughest calls that cost your boys the game.
The Boy Scouts of America Should Stop Selling Popcorn [OPINION]
I realize that this is going to upset some people, but just know that this is coming from both a former Boy Scout and a recently disgruntled customer.
How to Build an Outdoor (or Indoor) Movie Theater for Under $200
Bringing the fun of watching a movie on the big screen to your home isn't just for rich folks anymore. In fact, you can put a pretty nice outdoor (or indoor) setup together for less than $200 -- here's how.
7 Things You Should Know About Our 25th Anniversary Bash w/ Pop Evil
Banana 101.5 is turning 25-years-old, and we're lucky enough to be able to celebrate it this Friday with Pop Evil, a few other great Michigan bands, and, hopefully, you.
Buy Tickets for the 2019 Michigan Food, Beer & Wine Fest
Tickets to the Michigan Food, Beer & Wine Festival are available in advance at a reduced price. Find out what tickets include and where to purchase them here.