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!
What Lansing Coffee Shops Do You Wish Were Still Open?
Click in to see a list of defunct Lansing-area coffee shops that are missed (and ones that are still around)...
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Old Janitor of the Grand Haven Theatre
Is the old janitor who haunts the Grand Theatre buried in the basement? Click in to read the tale...
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Lansing’s School for the Blind
Click to go inside the abandoned School for the Blind in Lansing...and read about it's renovation project!
LOST MICHIGAN TOWN: Poseyville
This late-1800's community never got off the ground but still lies at one of Michigan's isolated intersections. Click in to see where to visit!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Camp Sauble State Prison
Check out these photos of the abandoned juvenile 'boot camp' prison near Ludington!
The Michigan Village That IS and ISN’T a Ghost Town!
This Michigan community can claim to be BOTH a 'ghost town' and NOT a 'ghost town.' Click in to read why!
PHOTO GALLERY: A 1930’S Vintage Michigan Winter
Click in and see these old photos from the 1930's to see how Michiganders handled winter with no texting, computers or Facebook!
MICHIGAN ONE-ROOM SCHOOLHOUSES: Outside AND Inside!
Click in to see 25 photos of ten Michigan one-room schoolhouses from outside AND inside!
LOST MICHIGAN TOWN: Forester (with Minnie Quay’s Ghost)
This forgotten Michigan town still has great old buildings to visit along with the ghost of Minnie Quay stalking the shoreline. Click in for details!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: Divine Child High School, Dearborn
Does a ghost really haunt the gymnasium and halls of this high school? Click in for the tale...