John has spent over 50 years as an entertainer: Rock musician/singer, TV host, author, columnist, actor, producer, emcee and radio broadcaster. John and 16th U.S. president Abraham Lincoln are cousins. Favorite actors/actresses include: Clint Eastwood, Dustin Hoffman, Johnny Depp, Susan Sarandon and Richard Dreyfuss. As for favorite television shows.....nowadays everything on TV stinks (unless it's an historic documentary). Favorite music of all-time includes surf, psychedelia, garage bands, Motown and just plain ol’ good time Rock & Roll. His NEW rock trivia book, “Johnny’s Vintage Rock 'n' Roll Q&A" is NOW AVAILABLE. His first, "Johnny's Jukebox Trivia” is still available as well. Make sure you check out his "Haunted Michigan" page found on this site!
HISTORIC MICHIGAN SMALL TOWN: Irons, in Lake County
Irons is a secluded, former lumber community north of the Huron-Manistee National Forest. It's another old Michigan town worth a visit. CLICK IN for info and photos!
DEFUNCT MICHIGAN AMUSEMENT PARK: Silver Beach, St. Joseph
Silver Beach Amusement Park ran from 1891-1971. Nowadays, some original structures still exist and plenty of people still visit. CLICK IN for info and photos!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: Two Tales of Ann Arbor Apparitions
Strange goings-on in a former sanitarium.....a ghost in a pink dress that haunts a local high school.....CLICK IN to read these two tales of hauntings in Ann Arbor!
2019 Marks the Detroit Lions’ 90th Anniversary
It's been 90 Years since the genesis of the Detroit Lions. CLICK IN for a brief history of the team and find out the reason for the team name!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Dead Bootlegger of Port Huron
In the 1940's, a bootlegger was murdered in a restaurant basement and reportedly haunts the building to this day. CLICK IN for photos and see where to visit!
You Might Be From Michigan If…..
Here's a sort-of updated, short list of ways to tell you might be from Michigan. CLICK IN to read and see which of these apply to you!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Stone Dog of Hillside Cemetery
Every November 1, a stone dog briefly comes to life. Why? CLICK IN and read this strange Michigan urban legend...
Abandoned, Old Structures in the Michigan Mining Town of Gay
The Michigan town of Gay is almost a ghost town, with plenty of abandoned structures, old mill ruins and more. This is a photo op paradise...CLICK IN to see for yourself!
HISTORIC MICHIGAN: The Secluded Village of Peters, in the Thumb
The village of Peters was not much more than a postal service back in the 1800's. With a small population and no shops or stores, it surprisingly still exists. CLICK IN for location and photos!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: ‘Little Mac’ Bridge, Manistee River
Here's Manistee River's "Little Mac" Bridge! It's another cool Michigan roadtrip attraction to check out this year. CLICK IN for location and photos!