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.
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.
Kids Will Love Dinosaurs At Binder Park Zoo’s New Zoorassic Park
Kids just love dinosaurs and Binder Park Zoo is betting they will love this new Zoorassic Park area being built at the zoo. And a major grant from home improvement giant Lowes is making it possible, as part of a corporate 100th anniversary initiative.
Now It’s Ugly! Officials Say Old Owner ‘Robbed’ Kellogg Mansion
An already contentious situation is getting uglier.
Michigan Puts On ‘Full Court Press’ To Hit Vaccination Goals
The state of Michigan is instituting what in basketball terms might be a "full-court press" in its attempt to get the state's vaccination level to 70%, acknowledging resistance amongst some adults, thus making further benchmarks more difficult to achieve.
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.
VW Is Bringing Back The Magic Bus, But This Time It’s Hi-Tech
You see a VW Microbus and it does conger certain images in your head, and certain stereotypes, too.
Do People In Michigan Still Get Excited About Space Missions?
I saw a tweet from the Kalamazoo Air Zoo about Thursday's Mars space landing. The tweet invites people to come to the Air Zoo and watch the live-stream of the event at 2:15 pm.
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…
Six Perfect Movies For The Stay At Home New Years Eve Celebration
Chances are you're not going out to celebrate 2021. There are one or two events planned but for the most part, with indoor dining shutdown, and just with people being careful, this is the perfect year to find a great movie and cuddle up, or if you have kids, to get everyone in their pajamas, po…
This Says it All As Lions Season Continues To Spiral Further Down
If a picture is worth a thousand words, those words would mostly be profanities from Lions fans. But that "DET-L" pretty much says it all, not only for this season but for the past 63 years of Detroit Lions football.