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 Ashley Judd. 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 is still available. Make sure you check out his "Haunted Michigan" page found on this site!
America’s Oldest Operating Railroad Depot Is In Jackson
Still in operation since 1841...click in and read!
LANSING HISTORY: The History of Oldsmobile
Click in to see a photo gallery and video depicting the history of one of Lansing's proudest accomplishments...Oldsmobile!
PHOTO GALLERY: Jackson, Mi ‘Railroad Bus’ from 1935
Click and see these 1935 pictures as Chevrolet tests it's "new" vehicle that rides both rails AND roads in Jackson, Michigan!
East Lansing Named Drunkest Town in Michigan for 2017
How did they come to this conclusion? Click in and read...
VIDEO: Who Remembers Ice Skating at MSU’s Dem Hall?
Click and see this old home movie film footage of ice skaters at MSU's Demonstration Hall! Were YOU one of 'em?
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Bitely
Another Michigan ghost town is in the Huron-Manistee Nat'l Forest, not far from here. Click in and see!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWNS: Estey & Rhodes
These two vanishing towns were once hot stuff...click in and see where to visit!
PHOTOS: Michigan Lighthouses Smothered in Ice
Check out this gallery of Michigan lighthouses encased in winter ice!
DRONE PHOTOS: Deserted East Lansing, Christmas Eve 2016
For East Lansing/MSU campus to be free of hustle & bustle, it takes Christmas Eve to bring it. Take a look at the photos.
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Filion, in the Thumb
This town is so well-hidden, not many Michiganders know of it's existence. Click in for photos and location!