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.
Manny Torres to Perform New Songs + Covers at Flushing High School Shows
Singer/Songwriter Manny Torres is returning home to his alma mater, Flushing High School, for a pair of shows this weekend, where he'll perform some new songs and probably a few tunes you heard him cover on the final season of American Idol.
11 of the Highest Grossing Movies That Filmed in Michigan
'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice' isn't the only Michigan-made blockbuster to hit the big screen -- check out this list that includes 11 of the highest-grossing films to be shot in Michigan.
Do You Know How to 80s Party? If Not, We’ve Got You Covered [VIDEO]
If you're planning on Bringing Back the 80s this weekend -- you better know how to 80s. If you still haven't pinned down your look, don't panic. We've got some ideas for you.
How Well Do You Know 80s Movies? [QUIZ]
The 1980s were one of the best decades for movies, but how familiar are you with the Golden Era of John Hughes? Find out by taking this 80s movie quiz now!
13 Things From the 90s That Will Never Be Cool Again
Many of us were guilty of supporting some unforgivable crimes against fashion, music, and good taste in general in the 1990s. Here are some of those fads that will never, ever be acceptable again, let alone "cool."
Erin Brockovich: Flint is Beginning of the National Water Crisis [VIDEO]
On 'Real Time with Bill Maher,' environmental activist Erin Brockovich explains why Flint, Michigan's water crisis is just the beginning of what will be a much larger problem throughout the United States.
Local Authorities Say Beware of Flint Water Crisis Scams
In response to a number of recent scams surrounding the Flint water crisis, local authorities are warning citizens to be careful.
Democratic Presidential Candidates Sanders + Clinton Set to Debate in Flint
Hilldog called for a Democratic Presidential debate to take place in Flint, MI, and a new report says Clinton will indeed square off against Bernie Sanders in the 810.
Why the 90s Was the Greatest Decade in Popular Music — Relive It at That 90s Party
On February 20th, we'll be celebrating all things 90s... especially the incredible music of the decade. If you don't understand why that's a big deal, then allow me to explain why the 90s were greatest decade for popular music.
Flint Facebook Video of Bottled Water Testing Positive for Lead is BS
A viral Facebook video showing a bunch of donated bottled waters testing positive for lead in Flint isn't as cut and dry as it looks.
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.'
Flint was 1980’s Richest City for Young People, Guess Where it is Now
Once upon a time, Flint, Michigan was the best place to be if you were a young worker. The city was just ahead of San Francisco in that regard. While "the city by the bay" remains atop that list, the metropolis once known as "Vehicle City" has not fared so well.