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 World’s Largest Limestone Quarry is in Michigan
CLICK IN for some awesome photos of this Michigan quarry...the LARGEST in the whole world!
The Oldest, Still-Operating Graveyard in Michigan
This historic cemetery holds many Michigan notables and is said to be our oldest. CLICK IN for location and photos...
The 2,000-Year-Old Indian Mounds in Grand Rapids
These old Indian burial mounds, discovered in the 1800's near Grand Rapids, date back 2,000 years! CLICK IN for photos and details!
17 Snakes That Are Found in Michigan
Recently, a Brooklyn, Michigan couple came across a Massasauga Rattlesnake, the state's only poisonous snake. What other snakes are found in Michigan? CLICK IN and find out!
The Michigan One-Room Schoolhouses of Barry County
Barry County has a good handful of AWESOME, historic, old one-room schoolhouses. CLICK IN to see pictures of thirteen of 'em!
The Secluded, Isolated Michigan Ghost Town of Vermilion
Seeking out this obscure, isolated Michigan ghost town would be worth the effort! CLICK IN for photos and location!
Michigan’s Local Kid Shows, 1950’s – 1970’s
Remember "Al E. Khatt & The Mayor"? "Tam's Fun Time"? "Captain Woody"? "Channel 3 Clubhouse"? Michigan had it's fair share of locally-produced kid shows over the decades. CLICK IN to see a list and some old video clips!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: Manley’s Fish Market, St. Ignace
This is a perfect Michigan roadside stop if you need some road food. The more unique the place, the better! CLICK IN for photos and info!
HISTORIC MICHIGAN: Detroit’s Abandoned Old Pedestrian Tunnels
These 1920's relics still sit, abandoned, as a reminder of days gone by. CLICK IN for info, pictures, and locations!
The Lumber Graveyard at the Bottom of Lake Michigan
It's both eerie and beautiful..... CLICK IN to see these astonishing underwater photos and video!