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.
An Old Michigan Mining Town That You WISH Was a Ghost Town!
So many old, original storefronts stand in this old Michigan mining town. This is an AWESOME place to visit for some extraordinary photo ops! CLICK IN and see for yourself!
MICHIGAN ROADTRIP: The Pickle Barrel House, in Grand Marais
It started out as an idea from a 1914 cartoon strip. CLICK IN for details, pictures, and where to visit!
The ‘Lost’ Michigan Town That Was Visited by President Nixon
The "hardly-a-town" of Ivanhoe in the Thumb just has a church. That's it. But Prez Nixon visited in 1974. CLICK IN for details, photos, and location!
MICHIGAN ‘LOST’ TOWN: Rodney, in Mecosta County
The 'lost' town of Rodney happens to be the home of characters found in Lansing native Jef Mallett's comic strip "Frazz". CLICK IN for photos, location, and some history!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: The Miracle Twin Drive-In Theater, Burton
The Miracle Twin Drive-in screens still stand, deteriorating as time goes by. CLICK IN to see current photos of this old drive-in movie theater!
MICHIGAN ROADTRIP: The Mackinac Bridge Antique Tractor Crossing
Whaddaya mean, you've never seen this? It's the 12th annual Antique Tractor Crossing on September 6, so you better get up to Mackinaw and observe! CLICK IN for details and photos!
MICHIGAN ‘LOST’ TOWN: Three Churches, in Bay County
The village of 'Three Churches' never got off the ground, but the churches remain and prosper. CLICK IN to see where this 'lost' Michigan town sits!
The Legend of White Rock in Huron County
Is this boulder off shore in Lake Huron cursed? Some say so. There's some history about this you should read - CLICK IN and find out more!
Aretha Franklin’s Memphis Birthplace & Detroit House
One year ago we lost Aretha. CLICK IN for photos of her Memphis birthplace and go inside one of her lavish Detroit homes!
A Michigander (me) Visits the 1969 Woodstock Festival Site
Woodstock's 50th anniversary concert has been canceled. CLICK IN to see photos of some of my visits to the original 1969 site.