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.
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.
Flint Files Lawsuit Against Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioid Crisis
Flint Mayor Karen Weaver and the City of Flint has filed a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies, manufacturers, and distributors for "their role in the opioid crisis in Flint."
Starting Today, Michigan Drivers Could Get a $400 Ticket for Not Doing This
Consider this your official heads up.
Billy Corgan Just Found His Stolen ‘Gish’ Guitar in Flushing, Michigan
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan was reunited with his beloved 'Gish' era Fender Strat after a 27-year search.
Walli’s Restaurant, Fox Sports Bar & Grill ‘Closed Until Further Notice’
Walli's Restaurant and The Fox Sports Bar & Grill has been closed for days and placed a sign on the door that says "closed until further notice," and some believe that "further notice" may never come.
Baby Boomers: Here is Your Trophy for Walking to School in Blizzards [OPINION]
Here is your trophy for all those times you had to go to school when it was way colder and snowier than we can even comprehend. Can we stop hearing about it now?