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.
#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.
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.
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.
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.
BBQ, Wine, Archery + More Coming to Michigan Renaissance Festival [VIDEO]
The 2016 Michigan Renaissance Festival prepares to finish strong with a slew of special events and themed weekends in the final month of the season at Holly Grove.
Preview the New Arcade + Bounce House Coming to Genesee Valley Mall [VIDEO]
The owners of Bouncin' Play are getting ready to re-open the American Fun Center in the Genesee Valley mall, and gave us a a sneak peek at the inside before they open to the public September 1st.
Michigan’s Welfare Drug Testing Trial Results are Surprising [OPINION]
Michigan's decision to drug test welfare applicants was met with both cheers and jeers from residents, with opinions falling mostly along party lines. Now that we have some preliminary results of the pilot program, I think it's safe to say that both sides are surpr…
The Top 10 Things to Do in Flint According to TripAdvisor
Go ahead, make your water and crime jokes in the comments, but there's a wealth of fun and interesting things to do in Flint, despite what the trolls will have you believe.
NCG Cinema’s Family Film Festival to Bring Classics Back to Theaters
The area NCG Cinemas, located in Burton and Grand Blanc, have announced the lineup for their Free Family Film Festival, which runs September through October and will bring classics like 'Free Willy,' 'Mrs. Doubtfire,' and 'Casper' back to the big screen.
Former Piston Rasheed Wallace Delivers Water to Flint Residents [VIDEO]
Former Detroit Piston Rasheed Wallace and some of his friends are going door-to-door delivering bottled water to Flint residents.