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Joel “The Party Dude” Morgan

Joel “The Party Dude” Morgan has been a Detroit area institution as far back as anyone should want to remember. Raised on the East Siiide, Joel Morgan’s roots run deep in the rock and roll community, but there’s so much more to Joel…. let’s peel back the layers of the Onion Joel.
Joel “furever” Morgan and his lovely wife, Kim, love animals. They hold a particularly strong love for squirrels and the almighty groundhog. Joel shed a tear watching Twiggy, the waterskiing squirrel. Joel and Kim take vacation every Groundhog Day so that they can enjoy the morning festivities together. Additionally, Joel asked Kim to be his mate at the primate exhibit at the Detroit Zoo.

Joel also loves legos. He has put together some works of art that would make lesser men break from the anxiety of SO MANY pieces that are all the same color.

Joel is wicked smart on movie facts and trivia. He can quote a ton of movies, especially “An Officer and a Gentleman.” Joel is also proficient with a variety of accents and impersonations.

Some of Joel’s best tales include how The Rolling Stones ended up playing his wedding reception and the awkward tale of his first game of truth or dare.

In summation, Joel “Sugar Bear” Morgan is… to quote Winston Churchill, “a riddle,wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.” With 20+ years experience on the streets of the greater metro Detroit area, you will not find a friendlier face than that of Joel Morgan.

*Written by Donielle Flynn

Megan Murphy

Megan grew up in a musical household, so she always had a love for music and radio. Her on-air radio journey began in the early 90’s during her senior year of high school when she enrolled in the Media Broadcasting program, which quickly led to working weekends at a radio station in Northern Michigan. Megan has had the pleasure of working in radio ever since!  Megan also worked in TV for years, both on-air and behind the scenes, but her passion for music has always brought her back to the radio airwaves.

She cherishes her record player, which belonged to her father.

Megan’s vinyl collection includes Bob Seger, Paul Simon, Joan Jett, Ozzy, Alice Cooper, and lots of hair bands, just to name a few.

She loves helping people and animals! Megan volunteers at the Hospitality House in Commerce and support local animal rescues and shelters. Her and her husband Dane adopted their two adorable cats, Lindy Lou and Connor, from Shelter to Home rescue in Wyandotte.

Attending concerts, exploring Detroit, nature hikes, Harley rides with her hubby, cleaning up local parks, bonfires, time with friends and family, Detroit Red Wings (especially Tyler Bertuzzi) and hockey fights are a few of Megan’s favorite things!

 

Scotty Hall – Camera Operator

Scotty HallScotty Hall has been around art all his life. Born during one of the worst ice storms in Michigan history, he’s been a force of creative nature ever since! From the moment he witnessed his Uncle Richard doodling, he always wanted to create art. Scotty went on to dedicate his life to the creation of beautiful art.

He also created two beautiful children with his wife Eve and has been loving every moment that comes with being a parent.

While balancing work, family and art have been tough, Scotty always finds time to create something. Sometimes he paints gallery sized paintings and participates in shows. Or you might catch him painting little figures and playing Dungeons & Dragons. He managed to create not one, but several webcomics and published comics. He makes posters, sculpts, and works in photography and video.

Over the last five years, Scotty has turned his focus on creating digital content. From writing to editing to audio, he does it all. He is not bad at amateur magic, character voices and puppetry either! He once ate chilli with King Kong Bundy and was put in the Camel Clutch by the Iron Sheik!

Always ready to try something new, Scotty is now running with the City of the Week crew and loving every minute of it.