What I call “laughin’ and scratchin’, I’ve been doing a long time. I grew up in Chicago, and the long and winding road of radio brought me to Kalamazoo in January of ‘87. Had an awful lot of fun at one special radio station, next door, but like Tom Brady, let’s see what we can do here. Both my sons were born here. Michael lives here and is a long time Rocker listener, and David is now living the dream in Chicago, hoping to be a comedy writer. Proud to say they're my best friends.
Memories of The Queen’s 1959 Trip Through the Straits of Mackinac; And a Secret
There’s a historic trip in 1959 that the Queen made that involves Michigan, and also a secret the Queen had that she couldn’t tell anyone.
Two Wallendas Fell To Their Deaths At The Circus in Detroit in 1962
I saw an "On This Date" feature note that two members of the famous tight wire walking family, the Wallendas fell to their death at the State Fair Coliseums.
Michigan State Student’s Air Fryer Fire Goes Viral On Tik Tok
We can smile about this now, because everyone is ok. But a seemingly minor mistake could've been so much worse, but thankfully wasn't. And the whole thing has made one Michigan State student a viral video celebrity.
‘America’s Tallest Singing Christmas Tree’ Is Muskegon Must-See
It's a 67 foot Christmas tree. That, by itself, is impressive. And if you look closely at the tree, you realize there are 160 singers on that tree.
Don’t Eat These Michigan Grown Baneberry ‘Doll’s Eyes’. They Can Kill You
I saw some baneberries on Facebook. They're the most interesting-looking berries. They look like marshmallow popsicles. And they're known as 'doll eyes". But more like Chuckie's doll eyes in the Child's Play movies. And, yes, they can kill you.
This Picture is Pure Michigan; New Fermenters Head To Kalamazoo
How more Michigan can a photo be than this one? New fermenters are heading for Kalamazoo/Galesburg to brew beer for Michigan's biggest brewer.
That Was 30 Years Ago: Video Shows Battle Creek’s Summer of 1991
After seeing this video of Battle Creek in 1991 that Jim Middleton put together, it just confirms I want my superpower to be time travel.
Former Kalamazoo Wings Goalie, 24, Dies in Fireworks Tragedy in Novi
A private fireworks celebration in Novi, Michigan went horribly wrong Sunday night. The medical examiner in Novi says mortar shell tipped slightly and exploded into the chest of Matiss Kivlenieks. Early report said he had fallen and suffered head trauma, but the autopsy report released Monday afternoon said it was the blast to the chest that killed him.
Fun Photos Capture Love of Couple and Their Love of Hot ‘N Now
If this photo shoot was classic literature, it might be called "Love Among the Burgers (and Fries)". But at a time where there's been little to smile about, here's something that will give you reason to not only smile, but to get hungry.
Jeter Gets Jordan-Like Documentary; Will Kalamazoo Get Mentioned?
ESPN has released some news that confirms Derek Jeter's place amongst sports world's pantheon.
Take A Peek Inside Derek Jeter’s Mansion That He Can’t Sell
Who'd have thought 2415 Cumberland in Kalamazoo would be an easier sell than 58 Bahama Circle in Tampa?
This New Ale From Bell’s Could Be The Michigan-est Beer Yet
Yes, Michigan is home to the best craft beer on the planet. We all know that. But even with Bell's having been at it-here-for over 35 years, this new Ale from Bell's might be the most Michigan-est beer, yet.