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, "Johnny's Jukebox Word Search: The 60s" has been released and his rock trivia books, “Johnny’s Vintage Rock 'n' Roll Q&A" and "Johnny's Jukebox Trivia” are available along with his two "Paranormal Michigan" books. Make sure you check out his "Haunted Michigan" page found on this site.
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Finkton, in Antrim County
This 1882 village began its downslide in 1908. CLICK IN for location and info!
MICHIGAN SHADOW TOWN: South Boardman, Kalkaska County
This 1872 town isn't what it once was, but it still has a good number of old buildings to see. CLICK IN for photos and location!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: The Pie-Shaped Village That Lasted 7 Years
This Midland County village hung in from 1892-1899 then it all disappeared. CLICK IN for info and location!
25 Songs That Describe What We’re Going Through
Stuck at home waiting this whole medical emergency out? Most of us are! To help ease boredom, CLICK IN for a list of 25 descriptive songs...and watch the videos!
MICHIGAN SHADOW TOWN: Gresham, in Eaton County
Settled in 1883, all that's left are some homes and a couple of churches. CLICK IN for details!
How “Deadman’s Hill” Got Its Name, Otsego County
A death on this hill gave the place its name. CLICK IN for the details!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: 1898 Garfield School, Sault Ste. Marie
This old 1898 school has been sitting empty for 50 years. CLICK IN to go inside!
“Social” Distancing is Incorrect
The media has it all wrong..CLICK IN to see what I mean...
Remembering Lake Lansing Amusement Park: A Happier Time
Check out these photos that range from over 100 years ago thru the 1960s!
Michigan’s Lo-o-ongest Covered Bridge
This is one cool covered bridge...and we have it! CLICK IN for photos and location!