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.
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.
This Lapeer 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.
Here’s Every Michigan Movie Theater That Honors MoviePass Unlimited
Now that MoviePass Unlimited costs about the same as one evening show, everybody wants to know if their theater honors the to-good-to-be-true deal. Well, we have the answer for you.
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.
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.'
10 Types of People You’ll See at Every Music Festival
Some of the best times to be had at a music festival like Loudwire Live can be accomplished by people-watching. These are the 10 types of people that are the most noticeable in these situations.
Flint, Saginaw and Detroit Listed Among the Fastest-Shrinking Cities in America
It's no surprise to anyone who's lived in this area for any decent amount of time, but a new list has Flint, Saginaw and Detroit ranked among the cities with the quickest declining populations.