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 rock trivia book, “Johnny’s Jukebox Trivia” was published in 2002 and has a new Rock 'n Roll book that will be available Spring 2018. Make sure you check out his "Haunted Michigan" page found on this site!
FORGOTTEN MICHIGAN: The Isolated Village of Deford
Not much is historically known about the hidden village of Deford. It's not far away - click in to see where to visit!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: The Veteran’s Memorial in Coleman
Here's a closeby roadside stop you shouldn't miss on your Michigan roadtrip; great photo ops. Click in for location!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Ghost Who Tucks You In at Night
The ghost of a woman in a wedding dress has been seen wandering the rooms...and she's been known to tuck children in at night. Click in to read this TRUE Michigan ghost story!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: The Old Lumber Town of Spruce, Alcona County
A ways north is the community of Spruce, now considered a Ghost Town. Click in to see pictures and where to visit!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: The Desolate Town of Juhl
Where did all the people of Juhl disappear to? Click in to see the location of this 1880's Michigan ghost town...
FORGOTTEN MICHIGAN: 1800’s Cemetery Hidden in Weeds & Grass
This old 1852 graveyard sits overgrown, mostly forgotten, alone in a farmer field, Click in for pictures and to find out it's location!
MICHIGAN MYSTERY: Buried Treasure Somewhere on Higgins Lake
Buried treasure that's over 100 years old is still missing and unclaimed. Wanna look for it? Click in to read this odd story and where you can search!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: The Miners’ Cabins in Old Victoria
This old Michigan copper mining town is one very cool ghost town to stop and see...click in for location!
HISTORIC LANSING: Waverly Amusement Park, 1882-1917
Lansing's original amusement park along the Grand River is all but forgotten; did you know it even existed over 100 years ago? Click in for photos and information!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: Bodiless Faces Found in Niles Cemetery
Eerie faces, ghosts and more have been seen by photographers in the mid-1800's graveyard. Wanna visit? AT NIGHT? Click and find out the location...