Where were you born and raised?
Born in Grand Rapids and raised in Linden, MI
Married? Kids? Animals?
Engaged with an amazing son, Carson and a fish
Your typical breakfast?
Coffee or RedBull
Talking about and introducing songs, informing the masses of local weather conditions
FocusHope and The Eastern Michigan Food Bank
Neat and Clean or Messy and Unorganized?
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
Photography (on flickr as - dirtyken21), Chuck Palahniuk novels, going to/watching Tigers and Lions games
Your favorite concerts?
"SARS-stock" a 2003 benefit in Toronto featuring The Rolling Stones, AC/DC, Guess Who, RUSH, Justin Timberlake, Have Love Will Travel, Flaming Lips, and many others... second largest event in Canadian history with over 400,000 people... 'The Doors' at Pine Knob in 2003... Beach Boys in 1998
One thing that's sure to make you laugh?
Crotch shots and people falling down
The Big Lebowski, anything by Wes Anderson (Life Aquatic, Rushmore) and Guy Ritchie (Snatch, Lock Stock)
Beastie Boys, Beach Boys, Ted Nugent, Johnny Cash
Favorite TV Shows.
Jeopardy!, NOVA, Nature, Big Bang Theory, and early COPS from the 90's
One thing someone may not know about you?
I'm a nerd and have social anxiety
Best advice for someone who wants to be in radio?
Don't buy a new car when you first get hired, you won't be able to afford it. But keep as active in your station as you can and record everything you say On-Air. Also buying a DJ a beer at a remote won't hurt anything.
Memorable On-Air/Radio moment?
Being auctioned off at a bar for charity, made $175 for the kids, next guy made $27
Favorite Local Restaurants?
The Vintage, Fuel, Bunker's @ Fore Lakes
Favorite Places to Shop?
Ebay and Amazon.com
Favorite Local Hang out?
My son and I are usually strolling the Blue Water Riverwalk
Farm stand when I was 12
Outliers by Malcom Gladwell, Life With Mae by Neal Shine (my grandfather), all of Chuck Palahniuk's novels (Fight Club, Diary, Rant etc.)
Internet grammar and the lack there of. People who don't turn their lights on in the rain or fog. The Canadians on the north end who still drive using KPH not MPH