Craig Michaels

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I'm your ex-patriot Canadian host weekday early afternoons from 10am - 2pm. Though I don’t have the ‘metal band' hair I sported in the 80’s, I’m a self-described ‘musicologist' who still lives and breaths the classic rock we play on WONE.

When I'm not 'musicologing' (it's a word now!) I enjoy working on my century-old Craftsman-style home, or watching the guys on 'This Old House' work on someone else's. D-I-Y porn. Thanks for letting me keep you company while you rock out.

Monday, 08 March 2021 11:11

Browns Anniversary Jersey Leaks On eBay

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Though the NFL was founded down the road in Canton with a team from Cleveland, the present-day Cleveland Browns weren't founded until 1946. The team announced that part of their 75th anniversary celebration during the 2021 season will include an alternate jersey. Though the Browns have yet to officially release…
Wednesday, 24 February 2021 09:48

I Was A Victim of Bullying.

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Today is Pink Shirt Day, a day to raise awareness of, and to hopefully put a stop to, bullying. I was a victim of bullying as a kid. I was small, skinny, smart and intellectually curious which made me a target for other kids. Because I didn't share the same…
Monday, 22 February 2021 11:47

Akron Featured In New Zombie Movie

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I'll start this with one caveat - I am not a fan of zombie movies, but I am a fan of Akron, and if you're a fan of both, then a new movie is made for you. Logan Fry from Richfield decided to stay busy during the pandemic by making…
Friday, 19 February 2021 13:40

Kid In a Candy Store at The Peanut Shoppe

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Being new to Northeast Ohio, I am still discovering all the great local restaurants and shops that give every place their character. Today, I discovered The Peanut Shoppe on Main Street in downtown Akron, and I was like a kid in a... well, a candy store. Despite the setbacks of…
I'll never understand what criteria there is for something so unremarkable to turn into a meme, but Bernie Sanders clearly checked all the boxes when he showed up at the inauguration last week in a comfy coat, and big ol' mittens. The photo memes are everywhere. Since this is America,…
Two of the industries hardest hit by the pandemic are certainly entertainment and dining. Master Pizza owner Michael LaMarca has rallied his fellow pizza shops in Northeast Ohio to create the 'Pizza for a Purpose' fundraiser. The goal is to raise funds for restaurant workers throughout the state of Ohio. Between…
It's been 505 days since we heard the crack of a bat at Canal Park, but the RubberDucks are trying to keep busy ahead of an uncertain 2021 season. The Cleveland Indians Double-A affiliate has partnered with local eateries for the 'Eat Local' package. Along with five 2021 RubberDucks ticket vouchers…
A northeast Ohio non-profit is looking for donations of music memorabilia and experiences for a silent auction to raise money for struggling live music venues. The coronavirus pandemic has hit the entertainment industry hard. Live music venues that don't serve food, and rely solely on admission fees and drink sales…