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.
Wild Panthers Seen Roaming Through Michigan Fields
Panthers, black leopards, jaguars...whatever you wanna call 'em, they've been occasionally seen in Michigan for almost 70 years. CLICK IN for some details...
MICHIGAN SMALL TOWN: Gregory, in Livingston County
Unlike most Michigan small towns, Gregory got a late start, finally getting its due in 1884. CLICK IN for info, photos, and location...
MICHIGAN SHADOW TOWN: Bridgeton, in Newaygo County
The remains of old Bridgeton includes a former store and a few houses...but it still holds a certain charm unto itself! CLICK IN for photos, info, and location!
MICHIGAN SHADOW TOWN: No Stores Left in McGregor
McGregor had a couple of stores, a post office, and railroad station. Now they're all gone. CLICK IN for photos, location, and info!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Witch of Union-Udell Cemetery, Ypsilanti
Shadow people hiding behind gravestones, sounds of growling and more are claimed by visitors to this cemetery. CLICK IN for location and info!
MICHIGAN SHADOW TOWN: A Bigfoot in Walhalla?
Aside from being an off-the-beaten-path place to visit, this Michigan community may or may not have its own Bigfoot. CLICK IN to read!
MICHIGAN SHADOW TOWN: Farmer’s Creek, Lapeer County
The community of Farmer's Creek lies quietly in the countryside, going unrecognized and bypassed by many Michiganders. CLICK IN for location, info, and photos!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Grosvenor, in Lenawee County
A town called Grosvenor never got the chance to grow. Today there's nothing there but a house or two and railroad tracks. CLICK IN for photos, details, and location!
MICHIGAN HISTORY: The John C. Blanchard Mansion in Ionia
There's a creepy old mansion that sits smack dab in Ionia...and it's an important part of Michigan's history...CLICK IN for details!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: Cars Refuse to Move in Pine Run Cemetery
Some vehicles have been known not to budge once inside, and a ghostly trio roams the cemetery grounds...CLICK IN for details & location...