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!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Partello in Calhoun County
Partello is only minutes away but how many of you realized it even existed? Not many...click in for location, details, history & photos!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: Massive Mountain Slide @ Crystal Mountain!
Did you know about this one? Have you been there? Check out pictures and video of this HUGE mountain slide only a few hours away!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Volinia, in Cass County
Volinia in Cass County has a couple of cool old buildings still standing in the former downtown area. Click in for photos and location!
‘The Burning Bed’ Marks it’s 41st Anniversary
It was 41 years ago, and the notoriety doesn't seem to be fading for Mid-Michigan. Click in to read more...
My New Rock ‘n’ Roll Book is Available Now!
My latest book features hundreds of questions & answers from Rock 'n' Roll's formative years, 1950's - 1980's. Click in for details!
SMALLTOWN MICHIGAN: Eaton County’s Lonesome Village of Brookfield
The tiny village of Brookfield has a couple of cool old building still standing and is very nearby! Click in for photos and location!
ANOTHER Lansing-Area Store Closing…Bottoms Up!
Bottoms Up is closing for good! Click in for store hours and take advantage of 30% off EVERYTHING...
HIDDEN MICHIGAN: The Small Town of Chester, in Eaton County
This little historical Michigan village goes unnoticed by most Michiganders and it's so closeby! Click in to see the location of this minutes-away village!
Temperatures FINALLY Reaching the 60’s This Week!!!
Is summer weather REALLY getting here? Hmmm...better click in and find out for yourself!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: Two Hauntings in Downtown Millington
A possible murder, body in the basement, supernatural occurrences, ghostly sightings...it's all here. Click in for details and location!