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.
Study Claims Some Fast Food Chicken is Only 42% Actual Chicken
A recent study that tested the DNA of, let's just say "chicken," at different fast food restaurants found that it's not always 100% chicken. In fact, one popular chain's "chicken" is less than half chicken.
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.
Donald Trump Doesn’t Know What Fake News Is, You Might Not Either
Yesterday's verbal sparring match between Donald Trump and a CNN reporter reminded me that a lot of people have no concept of how news reporting works, especially Donald Trump.
Flint’s Mercy Beach Just Reinvented Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ [VIDEO]
Flint's Mercy Beach gives Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' a completely new sound with their original arrangement of the beloved grunge anthem.
Michigan: You Can Be Ticketed for Warming Up Your Car… or Worse
A Roseville man found out the hard way that, in some parts of Michigan, it is illegal to warm your car up before driving it. That's nowhere near as bad as what can happen if you do that in Flint though.
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.