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.
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.
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.
R.I.P. Palace of Auburn Hills: Pistons Are Moving to Downtown Detroit [VIDEO]
After several months of heavy speculation, it was announced today that the Pistons will join the Lions, Tigers, and Red Wings in Downtown Detroit.
Can Flint Ask for Removal of Troubled Elected Officials, Like Caledonia Did? [OPINION]
A controversy over the removal of a newly elected village president in Caledonia sheds light on an interesting option under Michigan law, which I can't believe has yet to be explored as an option in Flint.
Watch Genesee County Jail’s $36 Million Inmate Beatdown We’re Probably Paying For [VIDEO]
Last Thursday, a Detroit court awarded William Jennings a $36.6 million settlement after receiving an excessive beating by guards at the Genesee County Jail in September 2010. Guess who will likely have to pay for a big chunk of that -- the taxpayers.
Biggest Super-Moon of Our Lifetime Is Coming November 14th
The moon will be closer to Earth than it ever has before in our lifetime (well, most of us, anyway) on November 14th.
Is Flint Headed for Another Water Crisis?
Flint's next water crisis might be closer than we think, and worst part is that we haven't even solved the first crisis.