Bartender Babe: Tin Can’s Rodney Marx

Bartender Babe: Tin Can’s Rodney Marx

As someone trying to make a name for herself in the cutthroat entertainment biz of Grand Rapids, I spend a lot of time in bars. I’ll call it “networking” because it sounds better than “functional alcoholism”, and I get to choose the words I use. Since…

Well-Behaved or Not, They Made History

Well-Behaved or Not, They Made History

The nastiest women in West Michigan showed up in large numbers at the Grand Rapids rally in support of the Women’s March on Washington. Women and men alike were decorated in pink hats and armed in witty, yet powerful signs. While each individual showed up with…

Face the Holidays with these Makeup Tips

If you are a makeup fanatic like I am, you’ve probably  watched 5 million makeup tutorials on YouTube and stalked beauty influencers’ Instagram accounts trying to find ways to make your everyday makeup pop. Maybe you have a holiday party at work or an ugly sweater…

Sunday Funday: Vine Voices

Sunday Funday: Vine Voices

I’m going to confidently admit that nine times out of a given ten, I spend Sundays curled up in my hobbit hole of a room developing a headache from sitting in front of Netflix for an ungodly amount of hours. Maybe sometimes I’ll crawl out of…

Rick Chyme & Nixon “Bald Since Birth”

Rick Chyme & Nixon “Bald Since Birth”

Of all the words you could use to describe Rick Chyme, perhaps the one that best characterizes him is “genuine” – which is important, given his purview. Anyone espousing the type of unapologetic positivity he does, but failing to meet that bar of authenticity, would be dismissed as…