John Robinson was raised in Stockbridge and began his media career at age 15 playing bass guitar and singing in a local rock band. From there he went into radio after receiving his license in 1974, along with being a TV host, author (ten books published to date), columnist, actor, producer, and emcee. He's been honored as Contributor of the Year by Townsquare Media and has also received a President's Club Award. His passions are all kinds of pop culture and Michigan history.
White Castle Hamburger Restaurants – Are Any Left in Michigan?
Find out where in Michigan to get White Castle burgers and see some old photos!
The Ghost of the Lilac Room of Marquette, Michigan
Several hotel guests have witnessed a specter that glides through the Lilac Room at the Landmark Hotel in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
Timbers Recreation Area in Grand Traverse County, Michigan
Unused for decades, this former girl scout camp still sits in the woods west of Traverse City...
Child Eaten by a Bear Still Haunts To This Day: Upper Peninsula, Michigan, 1948
A three-year-old was taken from her family by a bear, never to to return. This 1948 incident still disturbs the residents of Chippewa County. The story is here...
70 Years Ago, a Monster EF-5 Tornado Levels Flint, Michigan
June 2023 marks the 70th anniversary of Michigan’s worst natural disaster: the Flint-Beecher Tornado.
Channel 3 Clubhouse, 1950s-1985: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Cartoons, puppets, studio kids, and tolerant hosts all made Channel 3 Clubhouse a treat for elementary kids and pre-schoolers. Here's some brief info and a quick look back!
The Lowest Point in the Whole State of Michigan
Mount Arvon is Michigan's naturally highest point. Now see where Michigan's Lowest Point is!
This Tiny Town has the Largest Marijuana Farm in Michigan
With mixed feelings from residents, the 'farm' opened, creating up to 200 jobs. Here's a look plus some vintage photos of this particular little Michigan town.....
Paige Renkoski: 33 Years, Remains Michigan’s Most Infamous Cold Case
As of May 24, 2023 It's been 33 years.....and still no definite tips, clues, or findings. Some details are here...
Bigfoot & Dogman Are Kid Stuff Compared to Michigan’s Most Dangerous Creature
It may not be as big as a bear or cougar, but it is many times more ferocious and will eat most anything. Here are some photos of Michigan's REAL monster...