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.
This Michigan Man Solved the Stonehenge Mystery Years Ago [VIDEO]
For centuries, scholars and scientists alike have debated how Stonehenge was assembled... until a retired man from Lapeer cracked the mystery and built one in his backyard.
It’s Illegal to Listen to Your Kid’s Phone Calls in Michigan
Every parent has eavesdropped on their kid's phone calls before, but I'll bet you didn't know that under current Michigan law -- you could be sent to prison for 2 years for doing so.
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.
Vehicle City Fest to Rock Flint, Help Water Crisis Victims This Weekend
Vehicle City Fest will bring 54 bands to four Downtown Flint venues across three days to benefit children affected by the Flint Water Crisis.
Pres. Obama to Visit Flint Next Week in Response to 8-Year-Old’s Letter
In response to a letter from an 8-year-old girl, affectionately nicknamed Little Miss Flint, President Barack Obama will visit Flint next week for a closer look at how the water crisis is still affecting everyday life in the 810.
EPA Memo Implies Flint’s Not Worth Going ‘Out On a Limb For’ [VIDEO]
A new EPA memo has come to light in the Flint water crisis congressional hearing, and, regardless of its context, a quote saying Flint may not be "a community we want to go out on a limb for" is a huge black eye for the federal agency.
Pearl Jam + Friends Pledge $300,000 to Flint in Response to Water Crisis
Pearl Jam's has a long history of donating to charitable causes, which continues with their pledge to donate $100,000 to the United Way of Genesee County to assist Flint.
Michigan to Investigate Consumers Energy Over Estimated Billing Practices
The Michigan Public Service Commission is investigating the billing and estimated usage practices of Consumers Energy in response to customer complaints.
Patton Oswalt Makes Flint Water Emoji Joke to Win ‘@midnight’ [VIDEO]
Well, it didn't take long for the Flint Water Crisis to go from tragedy to national punchline, as comedian Patton Oswalt made a Flint water joke "For The Win" on Comedy Central's '@midnight.'
Food, Beer, Wine Fest to Bring Hundreds of Local Flavors to Flint This Saturday
The Flint Farmers' Market is the place to be this Saturday evening for the Michigan Food, Beer, Wine Fest, where hundreds of homegrown flavors will be yours for the tasting.
How the Water Crisis Put a $136 Price Tag On Flint Lives
What if I told you that one of the most violent and poverty-stricken places has a government that is knowingly poisoning its children? Now, what if I told you that place Is not in a war-torn foreign country but is a city in America called Flint, Michigan?
Awesome Dave Grohl Headlines You’ll Likely See Before Foo Fighters’ Tour Ends
Dave Grohl needs your love and we're guessing how far he's willing to go to earn it. Check out these "Dave Grohl is Awesome" headlines you'll probably see before Foo Fighters wrap their 2015 tour.