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.
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.
How Does This Make Any Sense? Sports Book Picks Lions’ Season Now
This bugs me. Nobody's played one down, one game, and a sports book is predicting the Lions for dead last. My gripe is not with the sports book. They can pick whatever they want. But everyone and his website is picking up on this as gospel truth
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?
All-Star Game Moved To Denver; Here’s 5 Reasons For Detroit
This post is about the decision to move the game to Denver this year. Why not Detroit instead? What has Denver got, other than big mountains, that we don't have?
Rolling Stone Motown List Leaves Me Saying ‘Really?’
I know any list like this, by its nature, is going to inspire debate, maybe even anger, but rarely agreement.
Report: 2021 Detroit Auto Show Cancelled
Detroit's WWJ is reporting the 2021 North American International Auto Show, scheduled for September, has been cancelled; although an outdoor event in Pontiac is planned to take its place in September.
‘Megatron’ Named Finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame
Sure he's a Hall of Famer, but that's a Hall of Fame nickname, too. "Megatron". Nicknames don't get much better than that. (He got it from teammate Roy Williams.)
Next Phase Starts Monday; Vaccinations For People 65+
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced today that Michigan residents ages 65 and older, along with some frontline workers, will be eligible to receive the Coronavirus vaccine beginning on Monday, January 11th, as the state moves into the next phase of vaccinations. So far, 80% of Covid-19 deat…
Red Wings Will Wear Ads On Their Heads This Season
The Detroit Red Wings will be wearing advertising logos on their helmets this coming season, as both the team and the National Hockey League look to make up for lost revenue due to the Covid-19 pandemic.