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Upcoming Hollywood Blockbuster Has Michigan Roots
The movie '12 Strong' highlights the work of CIA operatives on horseback fighting al Qaida in Afghanistan immediately following the bombing of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, and one of the 12 is from Michigan.
Learn The Michigan Accent The Funny Way [Video]
There's this doofus who goes by the name Carl Gratiot who has released a series of videos on the Michigan accent.

I'm not sure you'll learn anything, but you will laugh at the Michigan stereotypes being exploited.
James Taylor Coming To Van Andel In June [Video]
James Taylor turns 70 years old in March, but he's showing no signs of slowing down. The singer-songwriter has just announced a new tour with blues legend Bonnie Raitt that will hit Van Andel Arena June 25.
DC Wants Michigan To Shut Up About Bad Weather
A Washington Post columnist would like all of the Northern states, including Michigan, to shut up about our bad weather expertise.

To which I say, 'Fine, but remember, we were only trying to help'
What If Grand Rapids Icons Were Coachella Band Names?
I love two things about the annual music festival at Coachella, the poster that promotes it, and the weird band names in the fine print.

So I made up some band names from everyday things and events in the past year in West Michigan and turned them into a Coachella poster.
5 Ways The Cold Weather Is A Good Thing
While we bitch and moan about how many layers we have to put on just to go outside and shovel lake effect snow, the cold weather we're experiencing actually has some positive side effects. Here are five.
Bad Drivers Of Grand Rapids, Volume 4 [Video]
Mr. Roadside 616 was released another video of bad driving around Grand Rapids.

Once again, I didn't see myself driving badly around GR, but maybe you're on this one. Better hope not.
Think It's Cold Now? Just Wait
West Michigan's Arctic Freeze continues this week, but clouds have kept the temperatures from really diving. That's about to change.
Broadcasting Legend Dick Enberg Passes Away At 82 [Video]
Dick Enberg grew up in Armada, Michigan, went to Central Michigan University and always spoke highly of his home state. He passed away due to a heart attack Thursday after a wonderful life full of being one of the best sports announcers of all time.