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 NEWEST book, "Paranormal Michigan" has been released and his rock trivia books, “Johnny’s Vintage Rock 'n' Roll Q&A" and "Johnny's Jukebox Trivia” are available as well. Make sure you check out his "Haunted Michigan" page found on this site.
The Michigan Graveyard Where Your Car Rolls Back Uphill
When you're visiting a graveyard and your car starts rolling uphill on its own, it could be unnerving. This is where it will happen! CLICK IN for location, photos, and video!
The World’s Largest Working Rifle is in Michigan
CLICK IN to see the World's Largest Working Rifle and World's Largest Working Chainsaw...both here in Michigan!
Michigan Puddingstones May Contain Gold or Diamonds
Michigan Puddingstones are awesome and make a good northern Michigan safari...and sometimes they contain diamonds or gold! CLICK IN for info where to find these rocks!
How Wisconsin Lost the Upper Peninsula to Michigan
How did Wisconsin lose a piece of land to Michigan that contained a wealth of copper, ore, and timber? CLICK IN and find out!
MICHIGAN HISTORY: The 1990 Owosso Wedding Drug Bust
In 1990, a fake wedding in Owosso helped nab 86 drug dealers. CLICK IN to read this little slice of Owosso history!
Why is the Michigan Town of Hersey So Historic?
Hersey played a major role in an historic U.S. event. CLICK IN for details and photos of some of the town's old structures!
PHOTO GALLERY: The Icebergs of Lake Michigan, Grand Haven
Check out these beautiful pictures of icebergs in Grand Haven, as Michigan celebrates it's 182nd birthday in January 2019!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: Projectionist Haunts Allegan’s Regent Theater
Does the ghost of an old projectionist haunt this theater? Many believe it's true. CLICK IN and read the story...then visit for yourself!
MICHIGAN FORGOTTEN TOWN: Dafter
This mostly-forgotten town in the U.P. would be a welcome addition to your next Michigan roadtrip...click in for photos & location!
MICH. SMALL TOWN: Visit North Adams; You May Never Want to Leave
Many old stores, buildings and cool old houses await you in North Adams! This is one small town that did it right. CLICK IN for photos and location!
MICHIGAN SEMI-GHOST TOWN: Palms, in Sanilac County
Some old structures still stand in this town that has remained a semi-ghost town for over 100 years. CLICK IN for photos, info, and location!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Sugarloaf Ski Lodge
Closed since 2000, this was once one of THE hottest vacation spots back in the 1970's. CLICK IN to go inside and see its remains!