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.
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Michigan Central Station, Detroit
Around since 1913, this building lay empty for many years. CLICK IN to take a look inside before restoration!
Hawk Island Park’s Memorial in the Woods
Back in the woods of Lansing's Hawk Island Park is a memorial, garnished with little mementos. You may want to leave something yourself. CLICK IN and see...
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: Robinson Scenic Gardens, Mancelona
This little Michigan roadside stop is still open. Click in to see where to visit!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Haunted Farmhouse Attraction, Gaylord
This old farmhouse is the scene of an 1800s crime. It was turned into a haunted attraction for Halloween but only lasted one year. CLICK IN for the tale!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Glowing Graves of Evart Cemetery
The ghost of a father searches for his deceased son in this graveyard...CLICK IN and see photos of the glowing graves...
PART THREE: Michigan’s Vintage Gas Stations, 1920s-1960s
CLICK IN to see 20 more old Michigan gas stations going back 100 years!
MICHIGAN SHADOW TOWN: Curran, in Alcona County
This 1880s lumber town still has some old buildings to check out, as well as the 'Black Bear Festival'. CLICK IN for location and photos!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: Michigan’s ‘Eiffel Tower’ in Paris, Mecosta County
This out-of-the-way Michigan village has its own "Eiffel Tower" that makes a perfect roadtrip photo op. CLICK IN for photos and location!
Can Mosquitos Spread Coronavirus?
Mosquitos are already invading our homes. CLICK IN for some info...
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Ocqueoc in Presque Isle County
This little Michigan ghost town is worth a drive-thru on a roadtrip...CLICK IN for photos, brief history, and location!