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.
11 Burger Joints Worth the Drive to the Detroit Area
Genesee County definitely has a lot of great burger spots, but if you're like me you're always down to try a new one out. If (also like me) you've exhausted all the area burger options -- here are some that will make your drive to "The D" well worth it.
The Boy Scouts of America Should Stop Selling Popcorn [OPINION]
I realize that this is going to upset some people, but just know that this is coming from both a former Boy Scout and a recently disgruntled customer.
How to Build an Outdoor (or Indoor) Movie Theater for Under $200
Bringing the fun of watching a movie on the big screen to your home isn't just for rich folks anymore. In fact, you can put a pretty nice outdoor (or indoor) setup together for less than $200 -- here's how.
Tickets to the Michigan Food, Beer & Wine Festival are available in advance at a reduced price. Find out what tickets include and where to purchase them here.
Flint City Council Moves to Stop Marijuana Businesses Within City Limits [OPINION]
In a most unlikely turn of events, I have finally found myself on the same side of an argument as Eric Mays.
Apparently, I’ve Been Recycling the Wrong Stuff My Entire Life
A new article about the most-common non-recyclables that end up in the recycling bin has me feeling like a real idiot.
Flint Public Art Project Needs Our Help to Continue Making Flint Beautiful
The Flint Public Art Project has exceeded this year's mural goals, but have fallen a bit short on their fundraising target and are running out of time.
Anthony Bourdain Mural at The Loft in Downtown Flint Already Looks Amazing
A new mural being painted above The Loft in Downtown Flint featuring the late Anthony Bourdain is currently in the works, but is already quite impressive looking.
It Costs Money to Call Animal Poison Control, but It Shouldn’t [OPINION]
My dog got into something he shouldn't have the other night and we called two different animal poison control numbers... both wanted a ridiculous amount of money.
Remember When Michael Moore Tried to Get Nike to Come to Flint? [VIDEO]
Michael Moore once campaigned pretty heavily to get Nike to set up shop here in Flint, and of course, he documented the whole thing.