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.
Don’t Hate Dave Chappelle for Skipping Flint Water Benefit, Bombing in Detroit [OPINION]
Dave Chappelle's just-released Netflix special brought forth a confession that he had skipped performing at a Flint water crisis benefit for a last-minute seat at The Oscars, and there's nothing wrong with that.
Some Genesee County Schools Closing Early Due to Power Outages
Due to power outages caused by high winds, some Genesee County and other Mid-Michigan schools are closing early for the day.
Robbery in Genesee Township’s Birdland Has Victims Looking for Answers
A robbery in Genesee Township's "Birdland" neighborhood has victims incredibly upset, and looking for answers.
#PureMichigan Photos That Prove Our Winters Can Be Beautiful Too
Living through a Michigan winter can range from uncomfortable to absolutely unbearable, but these amazing Pure Michigan moments from Instagram remind us that winter is not without its beauty.
Pet Owners Beware — Coyotes Spotted Near Genesee Twp, Davison + Burton
Several locals are reporting evidence of coyotes in and around the Genesee Township/Davison/Burton area.
Alleged Police Brutality Caught on Video in Downtown Flint
A video of a man being arrested on Saginaw Street in Downtown Flint has some claiming police brutality.
If You Bought Milk Products in Michigan After 2003 — You’re Due a Refund
A class action lawsuit has resulted in everyone who bought milk in the last 14 years being entitled to a decent little chunk of change.
These New Michigan Laws Hit the Books in 2017
As we enter the new year, there are a handful of new laws of which you should be aware. Regardless of who you are, at least one of these laws will touch your life (or wallet) in some way.
Davison Woman Seeks Reunion With Birth Daughter Who Was Adopted
Davison's Tammy Zimmerman Hickey is reaching out to the public in hopes she can be reunited with her birth daughter, who was adopted nearly 41 years ago.
Study: Michigan Falls $4 Billion Short on Annual Infrastructure Spending
A new report says that Michigan misses the mark on infrastructure spending by about $4 billion... every year. That's a lot of zeroes.
Michigan to Require Work for Food Assistance + Welfare Drug Test Results Are In
Michigan is beginning to require minimum work requirements for able-bodied recipients of food assistance, and the results of the welfare drug testing pilot program are in.
Flint’s 7 Hottest Christmas Gifts of 2016 Are Selling Like Hotcakes [PHOTOS]
The holidays are right around the corner, and if you're having trouble finding the perfect gift for the Flintstone on your list -- we got you covered. These are the 7 hottest gifts in Flint for Christmas of 2016.