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
A travel website said the "things your flight attendant won't tell you" include passing decaffeinated coffee off as regular. George Hobica, founder of AirfareWatchdog.com, said flight attendants speaking on condition of anonymity revealed some of their secrets of their trade.
... "You know that coffee you ordered? It's actually decaf even though you asked for regular. We'd rather you sit back, relax and fall asleep so you don't bother us too much."
... "If a flight is going to be late anyway, we've been known to delay it even further to make sure our overtime pay kicks in. We might find some minor defect in the aircraft or use some other ruse to make up for the money we don’t get paid waiting for take off."
... "Who do we upgrade? Not the slob who's dressed in a dirty tank top. It helps if you're extremely nice, well dressed, pregnant, very tall, good looking, one of our friends or all of the above."
... "I want to yank your headphones off after I've asked you what you want to drink and you've responded 'huh?' three times. After the fourth, I just move on or give you Coke."
... "Please don’t ask me what we’re flying over. I’m as clueless as you are. I am not flying the plane."
... "Jiggling you’re your glass of ice at me won’t make me dash to the galley for a refill. In fact, it makes me want to scream."
... "We really don’t like children. Not just your children, children period. Why do you think we chose a career where we spend half our lives away from home?"
THE IMPOSSIBLE (PG-13)
An account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of our time. Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor
PROMISED LAND (R)
A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources. Matt Damon, Frances McDormand, John Krasinski
TEXAS CHAINSAW 3D (R)
A young woman travels to Texas to collect an inheritance; little does she know that an encounter with a chainsaw-wielding killer is part of the reward.
NEW ON DVD THIS WEEKEND
Cosmopolis (Robert Pattinson)
Looper (Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt)
Justified: The Complete Third Season