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.
Send Us a Thanksgiving MSTY to Win a $50 Visa Gift Card
Want to score $50 Visa gift card? All you have to do is hit us up on the awesome new music messaging app -- MSTY! Get all the details here.
Midland Among American Cities Climbing Out of Poverty the Fastest
Over the past decade, Midland, Michigan has slowly lowered their poverty rate and is now one of the 10 cities climbing out of the red the fastest.
Downtown Flint Looks a Lot Different in This 1941 Parade Footage [VIDEO]
The Flint Motor Festival parade took place in 1941 and somehow, color footage of the event (without sound) was preserved and has made its way to YouTube.
Find Yourself in the 2015 Michigan Food, Beer & Wine Fest Photo Gallery
Thanks to all who came out to the 2015 Michigan Food, Beer & Wine Fest at the Flint Farmers' Market. See all the fun and try to find yourself in our official photo gallery.
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.
Help Us Thank Local Military Families With a Donation to Townsquare Cares
We here at Cars 108 want to say thank you to our enlisted men and women, and their families, in Flint who sacrifice so much for all of us all year long. Now through Veterans Day - November 11th - we’re supporting “Townsquare Cares for Military Families.&CloseCurlyDoub…
Send Us an Awesome Halloween MSTY and Win!
We're having a Halloween contest on MSTY, an awesome new music messaging app, and if your costume is legit and your social media game is strong -- you could win!
Safe Water Flint Was a Huge Success Thanks to You
Townsquare Media, the Genesee Valley Center, and WNEM TV5 were able to donate over 210,000 bottles of water to Flint Community Schools thanks to you!
Help Bring Safe Water to Flint October 9th at the Genesee Valley Center
Townsquare Media Flint, WNEM TV5 and the Genesee Valley Center are all joining forces on October 9th for Safe Water Flint -- a water drive aimed at providing clean drinking water for Flint.
Hurley Doctors Say Stop Drinking Flint Water Immediately
After their own rounds of tests, doctors at Hurley Medical Center are advising residents to stop drinking Flint water immediately.
Michigan Fear Camp Presents Camp Hatchet, a Unique Horror Campout
Do you like camping and having the bejesus scared out of you? If you answered yes to both questions -- you need to be at Camp Hatchet. Get all the details for this fun, scary, and unique camping event here!
Make Sure Your Kids Are Safe During Child Passenger Safety Month
Car accidents are the leading cause of death for children, that is why Cars 108, the Michigan Office of Highway Planning and the Genesee Valley Center are teaming up to boost safety awareness during Child Passenger Safety Month.