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.
IFC’s ‘Brockmire’ Seemingly Takes Cheap Shot at Flint in New Promo [VIDEO]
The trailer for the new season of IFC's 'Brockmire' prominently features J.K. Simmons taking what appears to be a cheap shot at Flint, Michigan.
‘Us’ Proves That the Tomatometer is Broken [TREEVIEW]
Rotten Tomatoes has 'Us' ranked as the best major motion picture of 2019. It's not even the best movie in theaters right now.
Billy Corgan Tells Story of the Long Lost ‘Gish’ Guitar He Found in Flushing [VIDEO]
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan tells the story of reuniting with his beloved 'Gish' guitar in Flushing, Michigan after 27 years.
A Naked Guy Took a Daytime Stroll Down Center Rd in Burton Thursday [PHOTOS]
On Thursday, a nude dude went for a daytime stroll down Center Rd in Burton.
The Black Keys and Modest Mouse Announce Tour w/ Two Michigan Dates
The Black Keys are hitting the road with Modest Mouse for the Let's Rock Tour, which will have two stops in Michigan.
Join Us for St. Paddy’s Day Kegs & Eggs + 1/2K Draft Dash This Sunday
We're celebrating St. Paddy’s Day with Kegs & Eggs at the beautiful Flint Farmers’ Market Downtown! This GREEN party will feature beer, live entertainment, and will kick off with a highly dramatic fun 1/2k Draft Dash!
11 Plans to ‘Fix the Damn Roads’ That Suck Harder Than a New Gas Tax
Almost every Michigander is complaining about Governor Whitmer's new 45-cent gas tax proposal. We don't love it either, but it could definitely be worse.
This Kid Died 10 Hours After Eating 5-Day-Old Pasta and Now I’m Shook
I meal prep and eat leftovers all the time, so this story of a young man quickly dying from spaghetti has shaken me to the core.
Michigan’s Roadside Drug Testing is Going Statewide — Heads Up, Smokers
Michigan's roadside drug testing program is going statewide, which is a huge problem for regular marijuana users.
Let’s Stop Giving Common Weather + Lunar Events Edgy Names [OPINION]
All week long, local news media and bloggers alike have been talking about the "Bomb Cyclone" and "Super Snow Moon." Sure, they sound cool, but they're actually fairly common occurrences that were given edgy nicknames to boost those clicks.
RoboCop as KFC’s New Colonel is the Sequel No One Asked For
Original Recipe RoboCop is back... in a KFC commercial. As cool as it is to see Murphy back in action -- I don't understand why this is a thing.
Alec Baldwin Visits Flint to Participate in Water Crisis Documentary
Yes, THAT Alec Baldwin. He was here. I saw him.