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.
Isn’t It Time To Call WMU’s Kaleb Eleby A Heisman Trophy Candidate?
I know some will roll their eyes when they read the headline, and maybe that comes with the giddiness of putting up 64 points on your opponent.
A Major Piece Of Kalamazoo History Sells At Auction For $930,000
The Gibson Goldtop, i.e., "Les Paul Number 1", not because it was the first Gibson Les Paul electric guitar, but because it was his "go to" guitar in the 1950's, sold this week at Christie's Auction House for $930,000. It was also, according to Gene Paul, Les Paul'…
Top Red Wings Prospect Ends Up In The Other Other Grand Rapids
You know how guys are, Jonatan Berggren not going to live this down any time soon with his teammates.
Latitude 42 Raises the Bar With Decision To Pay All Health Benefits
In some ways, this is as shocking and revolutionary as when the Kalamazoo Promise was announced. WOOD-TV reports Latitude 42 Brewing Company will be offering full health care benefits with no premium deductions from employee paychecks.
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.
Budweiser Clydesdales Will Be at Two Veteran’s Day Events in Michigan
The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales will make two appearances in November in West Michigan for Veteran's Day events.
Chicago’s Kitschy Diner ‘Ed Debevic’s’ Has Reopened, Rude As Ever
How do you explain Ed Debevic's? The legendary downtown Chicago diner, whose original location closed six years ago and was torn down, has now reopened with new owners and a location not far from where it was originally located. But if you're going visiting to Chicago and you think you&apo…
Ho, Ho, Ho! It’s Time To Unveil the Michigan State Christmas Tree
"We came to the cabin for the weekend and saw a note posted that said the state of Michigan was interested in a tree growing close to the cabin. I thought it was a joke at first, but decided to call the number. It's amazing that our tree will travel to Lansing for the holidays."
Two Outstanding Car Shows Wrap Up the 2021 Season at Gilmore Car Museum
Even though temperatures are expected near 80 degrees in the next few days, and in the seventies for much of October, many of the outdoor fun things to do are wrapping up their season.
It’s Pretty Lonely Being A Chicago White Sox Fan in Kalamazoo
As I type this, the baseball playoffs are starting in minutes and the White Sox are playing the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the ALDS. If you haven't lived anywhere but here, you may have trouble understanding this, because if you're from Michigan, everybody here is pretty much all in. U of…