Helloooo! Welcome to MY PAGE! My own little chunk of the World Wide Web. It's very exciting.
My career started while in college at a little Top 40 station in Clare, Michigan (the Gateway to the North). Not only was I a weekend DJ, but I was also the station janitor. No kidding! I did what was needed to break into the biz, even if it included scrubbing toilets.
After Clare, it was on to Saginaw, Michigan, a decade in Kalamazoo (yes, there really is...), north to Grand Rapids, and then south to Greenville, where I'm excited to take over afternoons on MY 102.5!!!
I met the love of my life in Kalamazoo at a wine festival. Kelcey told me on that first night: "You'll never meet a girl in Kalamazoo." Apparently not... that night! But I won her over with my charm, wit, and a great deal of wine. We married in September of 2001. She's my best friend.
Born: Troy, Michigan
Wife: Kelcey Carlson, anchor/reporter WRAL-TV
Pets: Dog- Phil Stubbs!
Kids: Two! Charlie, born in 2007, and Kellen, born in 2011
The 10 Christmas gifts you should NEVER give anyone! And if you've already purchased one of these, I hope you kept the receipt:
Looking for an alternative to the Christmas tree? How about one made out of books? Check it out here
Christmas Lights Electricity Cost Calculator: Ever wonder how much you are really spending on your Christmas Lights? Think about LED vs traditional lights and wondering how much you'll save? Check out the calculator here
We're coming up on the end of 2012...which means we press reset on our lives and make new resolutions for 2013. What promises are you making to yourself next year? To lose some weight? Read a few more books? Get your boss fired? Learn how to cook --- wait, what? get your boss fired?
Yep! A survey found that for 2% of us, that's our main goal for 2013 -- to help oust the boss.
A better alternative, if you ask me, is to just look for a new job -- which is what 23% of will do. What is our top work-related wish? Work hard and get a raise. Tried and true.
All of this after we help show the boss the door, of course!
EddieMurphy tops Forbes' list of the year's most overpaid actors again. Forbes calculates that for every dollar Murphy was paid for his last three films, they returned an average of $2.30 at the box office.
Reality TV personality Honey Boo Boo has earned a spot on Barbara Walters' annual list of top 10 most-fascinating people. All but two of this year's picks for "The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012" have been revealed. Honey Boo Boo joins previously announced selections:
Frankie Muniz, star of Malcom in the Middle, suffered a mini-stroke last week. The 26-year-old Muniz was taken to an Arizona ER on Friday when friends noticed he was "acting really weird" — having trouble speaking and understanding words — and they got freaked out. Doctors told Muniz he had suffered a "mini-stroke" though they didn’t know what caused it. He's still awaiting test results.
RUMOR OF THE DAY: Believe it or not, but there’s a report making the gossip rounds that says that Rihanna is planning to marry Chris Brown in a secret wedding over New Years Eve
BEST MOVIE SANTAS
A movie website ranks the best movies Santas.
15. Trading Places (Dan Aykroyd)
14. A Christmas Story (Jeff Gillen)
13. A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas (Patton Oswalt)
12. Jingle All The Way (Jim Belushi)
11. The Year Without a Santa Clause (Mickey Rooney, claymation)
10. Fred Clause (Paul Giamatti)
9. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe (James Cosmo)
8. Bad Santa (Billy Bob Thornton)
7. Miracle on 34th Street (Richard Attenborough)
6. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Jim Carrey)
5. The Polar Express (Tom Hanks)
4. Miracle on 34th Street (Edmund Gwenn)
3. Elf (Edward Asner)
2. The Nightmare Before Christmas (Ed Ivory)
1. The Santa Clause Trilogy (Tim Allen)
Frankie Muniz of Malcom in the Middle fame is 27, comedian Margaret Cho turns 44, and Little Richard is the big eight-oh!
ABC: The Middle and The Neighbors are both news followed by a Modern Family rerun (booo!), Suburgatory is new along with Nashville
CBS: Survivor: Philippines is new followed by a new Criminal Minds and a live event wraps up the night: The Grammy Nominations Concert Live! -- Countdown to Music's Biggest Night
NBC: Whitney, Guys with Kids, Law and Order: SVU, and Chicago Fire are all new tonight
FOX: The X Factor is live
CW: Arrow and Supernatural are both new
The only Christmas specials on network TV are The Middle: Christmas Help, and The Neighbors: Merry Crap-Mas...both on ABC. There's a load of holiday magic on cable, though, and the entire day is mapped out here.
Today's life lesson: If you can’t find a lawyer who knows the law, find a lawyer who knows the judge.