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.
I’m Conflicted About Jim Harbaugh Staying or Going Back To The NFL
As the NFL season has wrapped up, there are so many rumors flying around regarding who's is going to go coach what team where. As this is being written, there are at least five NFL job openings, but the only one that interests me is the one to the west, in Chicago.
In Detroit, TV Chef Michael Symon’s Restaurant ‘Roast’ is Toast
As celebrity restaurants go, Michael Symon's Roast in downtown Detroit had a long run. Thirteen years is a long run.
This Michigan Musical Superstar You Might Not Know But Have Heard
This writing of this story kind of started as a trip down the proverbial rabbit hole. I saw a tweet that on this date in 1980, Michael Jackson's Rock With You hit the top of the charts, and the guy playing synthesizer was Greg Phillinganes, from Cass Tech in Detroit.
Does New WMU AD Bartholomae’s Hiring Mean A New Downtown Arena Soon?
Bartholomae is already an experienced administrator, and when he was hired it seemed every story mentioned the job he did in getting (previous employer) Oregon State's football stadium rebuilt, it does ask the question, is an upgrade to some of the facilities in Kalamazoo something that might be in the school's and city's future.
WMU Broncos Hockey Team Ranked Third; Highest Position Ever
Right now it's nothing more than bragging rights. Yes, it's Rare Air, and as Broncos Coach Pat Ferschweiler would probably be the first to tell you, that's all it is, and until you've won the NCAA Frozen Four competition, it just a pat on the back for what you've accomplished so far.
Eagles To Perform ‘Hotel California’ At Little Caesars in March
The legendary Eagles will be coming to the Little Caesars Arena in March, complete with an orchestra and a choir, to perform their "Hotel California" album in its entirety.
Coffee Rescue Officially Opens ‘Brick and Mortar’ location on Portage Road
With the weather conditions this week in the Kalamazoo area, this just might be the best time to open a place that sells hot coffee and other hot beverages.
“Larry Bell Has Left The Building”, Bell’s Founder Officially Retires
Bell's Brewery has announced the retirement of its founder, Larry Bell, with a celebratory farewell video posted this week.
WMU QB Kaleb Eleby Opts for The NFL Draft; Would Lions Make Sense?
Quarterback Kaleb Eleby, who led his Western Michigan Broncos to victory in the Quick Lane Bowl just days ago, has announced he is making himself eligible for upcoming 2022 NFL Draft in April.
Are These People Insane? Polar Bear Plunge Is Feb. 5th in Stevensville
Okay, the question needs to be asked, right here at the top. "Are these people insane?"