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I grew up in South Haven, Michigan.  Gotta love the lakeshore! Still feel a yearning for the beach, pretty much daily.  Moved to Grand Rapids to go to Calvin College. Fell in love with GR and have been here since! (Go Beer City, USA!)   Big fan of crime TV, the '90s (scrunchies! Saved By the Bell!), my own rude and feisty cat, the beach (you may have thought I covered that already, but I really really love it, OK?), reading,  people watching, drinking on patios, playing the most inappropriate cards in Cards Against Humanity, and my dear, dear family.
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Anthrax’s Scott Ian: ‘Don’t Complain about Tenacious D Winning Metal Grammy’ [Video]

Tenacious D took home a Grammy for "Best Hard Rock/ Metal Performance" for its cover of the Dio's "The Last In Line", from the "Ronnie James Dio - This Is Your Life" tribute album, beating out Slipknot, Mastadon, Motorhead, and Anthrax.

The reaction was kind of like, "huh?" considering most see Tenacious D as a comedy rock duo, not what most consider "Metal".

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian shares his thoughts on Tenacious D's win and the Grammys as a whole. 

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A Record Store Clerk Recorded All the Weird Stuff Customers Say

As a server for several years, I can tell you, customers in restaurants say some crazy sh--. From stupid questions: "Do you have a bathroom?" (Nope! Sorry! No bathroom here at this fully functioning restaurant in the United States in 2015), to ridiculous complaints: "Your Alfredo sauce is really white. Like, it's too white.", I'm pretty sure I've heard it all.

I imagine some pretty weird and entertaining stuff comes from mouths of those shopping at record stores too.

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Nickelback Rocks ‘Something in Your Mouth’ at Van Andel Arena [Video]

"Alright, let's get into some naughty shit," Nickelback's Chad Kroeger proposed to thousands of screaming fans at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids Tuesday night.

"Ladies," the frontman continued, "Something sexual maybe? Maybe a silly little song with a silly little title like 'You Look So Much Cuter With Something in Your Mouth'?"

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WGRD Listeners Sound Off on Winter in West Michigan [Video]

Winter is cold and snowy. We live in West Michigan. We get it.

This winter though, seems to be particularly sucking it. Hard.

There's been record breaking snow-fall and temperatures -- with thermometers creeping well below zero, WZZM-13 reported.

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‘Mary Poppins’ Goes Death Metal [Video]

There are quite a few death metal parody videos out there. I don't know what it is about seeing a classic and well-known know song get a death metal makeover, you just want to watch it!

This time around "Mary Poppins" ear worm of a song “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” gets the death metal treatment. 

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Rob Zombie Shares Behind Scenes Footage of New Film, ’31′ [Video]

Rob Zombie has successfully crowd-funded his new film 31.

Now that he's got the cash, pre-production on the fan-backed horror movie has begun.

Shooting starts in March, and Zombie has released a video of him and his crew scouting locations gearing up for that. 

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Mini Meth Lab Explodes at Walker Motel

A blaze struck America's Best Value Inn and Suites early Tuesday in Walker, authorities said.

When firefighters arrived around 12:15 a.m., they found remnants of a blaze that had been put out with a fire extinguisher, WZZM-13 reported.

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Twitter Reacts to Jared Leto’s Jesus ‘Dumb and Dumber’ Look at The Oscars

When Jared Leto took the stage at the 2015 Oscars, I exclaimed: "He looks just like Jesus!"

I felt slightly blasphemous.

I feel better knowing I'm not the only one who thought the actor and Thirty Seconds to Mars frontman resembled popular depictions of a white, bearded, blue-eyed JC.

Aside from Jesus references, Twitter users also had a lot to say about Leto's long hair and blue suit, invoking Prom and Dumb and Dumber.

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