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.
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Contest Might Be Perfect For Your Kid
It's been a long pandemic, but there might be some bright spots. For example, with children at home more, maybe the time spent there has brought out some surprising aptitude toward art; real talent rather than something hung on a refrigerator door.
Report: By Far, Michigan Auto Insurance Is Still Most Expensive
For all the talk about how our Michigan auto insurance would be getting cheaper, it seems like nothing has changed. A new survey from WalletHub.com says Michigan is still the most expensive state to buy auto insurance.
Joint Effort Among Local Brewers To Recycle 26K Lbs. of Plastics
Here's what happens when we work together. A group of local brewers and related businesses, along with the Kalamazoo Nature Center, have created a "co-op" that will will see 26,000 lbs. of plastic per year diverted from Michigan landfills.
B/W Footage of Michigan-Ohio St Amazes Me, But Not Why You Think
An email poured in. "Hey, take a look. Black and white footage of Michigan playing Ohio State". Ok. Truth: I thought "oh, yeah, back when Michigan won a game like that".
Poetry Is In Again And K College Prof Earns NEA Fellowship For It
When Amanda Gorman read a stunning poem at the Presidential inauguration on January 20th, and followed it with another at the Super Bowl, the art of beauty of Poetry was suddenly thrust back in the spotlight. And now a Kalamazoo College associate professor has earned a National Endowment for the Art…
Yooper Plaid Fest And My Love/Hate Relationship With Plaid
Nobody is ever going to mistake me for a slave to fashion. Hoodie and Levi's during the winter and comfortable t-shirt or golf shirt (collared shirt for work) and Levi's in the summer, and that's about it.
Meijer Hopes To Administer 25,000 Vaccinations This Week
Meijer announced an ambitious goal today. They are hoping to administer 25,000 Covid-19 vaccinations this week. Michigan's largest grocery chain, through its pharmacies, has been working towards this goal by setting up "clinics" the past few weeks in stores,
Remember This Kid in Kalamazoo? He Now Stars in A Hulu Comedy
You never know where people will end up when they grow up. Most get regular jobs and lead normal lives, known only to their friends and families. But then, some grow up to be famous.
Pinky Swear! Big Ten Says Michigan-Ohio State Is On, WMU, Too
You probably care about the last weekend in November and a battle between Michigan and Ohio State. Well, the Big Ten conference says-fingers crossed-those games will happen in 2021.
It Could Be October Before ‘Regular’ People Get Vaccine Shots
State of Michigan officials, including Governor Gretchen Whitmer say the general public may not be getting a Covid-19 vaccination until October because of the current lack of availability of those vaccines.