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, as is the love of my life, Kathy, the hottest woman alive.
What if….The Summer Olympics Had Been in Detroit in 1968?
I don't know how many people know the story, but Detroit bid on having the 1968 Summer Olympics. The International Olympic Committee ended up choosing Mexico City, but imagine for a second what having those games in Detroit would have been, for so many reasons.
‘Otherworldly’ Photos Give a Peek At A Lake Superior Shipwreck
"Otherworldly" is the word that first comes to mind when you see these photographs. The images are from a Lake Superior shipwreck, one with a possibly fascinating history, made all the more interesting by the mystery attached to it.
This Is What Corn Flakes Built. Take A Look Before It’s Demolished
We've seen some pretty fancy and ornate homes, but this one just says "old money" and "class". The home once belonged to Battle Creek cereal magnate W. K. Kellogg and it's days are numbered.
1954: Harwell Broadcasts First Game From Detroit, Not For Tigers
For a generation or two of Detroit Tiger fans, Ernie Harwell was synonymous with summer afternoons and evenings, and Tiger baseball. But it wasn't always that way.
As New ‘Pure Michigan’ Ads Start, Could Timing Be Any Worse?
As a new series of promotional ads and graphics promoting "Pure Michigan" is set to begin, you have to ask yourself, could the timing be any worse?
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?
Why Is Aretha Franklin’s Estate So Upset About the NatGeo Series?
The Aretha Franklin project running on NatGeo this week is causing some consternation in the Franklin family, and I can't quite understand why.
Why Is This Mic’d Up Ref Story Such a Big Deal?
I'm trying to figure out why this mic'd up ref Tim Peel story, is such a big deal. Here's a little background.
Girl Scout Cookies and Wine Pairings? In 2021, Why Not?
The Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan organization has announced a new fundraiser event: pairing Girl Scout Cookie favorites with St. Julian's Wine!
Covid Raging, So Gov Asking You To Alter Your Thanksgiving Plans
At her weekly Covid-19 press conference, Governor Gretchen Whitmer said "Thanksgiving is going to look different this year. It just has to,” urging Michiganders to change or cancel Thanksgiving travel plans.