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.
Hot Take: Let’s Just NOT Fix the Damn Roads in Michigan [OPINION]
It seems like everybody is fine with the roads staying just the way they are anyway.
11 More Accurate Slogans for Ohio’s New Welcome Signs [PHOTOS]
On my recent road trip to Delaware (don't ask), I noticed that Ohio has a new welcome sign that replaces the appropriately generic "Welcome to Ohio" with "Ohio -- find it here." After laughing out loud for a few minutes, I decided to come up with some more accurate slogans f…
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!
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.
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.
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.
‘The Punisher’ Season 2: Where is the “Michigan Bar” Lola’s Roadhouse Located?
'The Punisher' kicked off its second season (and probably last) on Netflix with the title character hanging out at a bar located somewhere in Michigan. Where the hell is it though?
Flint Had Seen Almost 3x More Snow By This Time Last Winter
We've seen some really tough winters over the past five years here in the Flint area, but based on the numbers this year hasn't been so bad.