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: Pleasantview, Emmet County
Pleasantview was once a stagecoach stop...all that's left is a town hall. Click in to see photos and where to visit!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: Paranormal Activity at the Fenton Hotel
The second & third floors of the old Fenton Hotel contain the spirits of guests who checked in...but didn't check out. Visit for yourself, but click in and read about it first!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: Dinosaur Farm, Coloma
Who sez there are no good dinosaurs left in Michigan? GUESS AGAIN. Click in to see photos and where to visit these metal monsters!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: The Abandoned Remains of Shelldrake
Now HERE'S a ghost town worth visiting! Click in for photos and see why!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: The Lost Mine Tunnels of Vulcan, Michigan
Within the woods are underground tunnels...are they leftover from Michigan's early mining days or Native American shafts? Click in for photos and where to visit...
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: Memorial to Phil, the Window Washer
This could possibly be one of the most touching 'Roadside Michigan' places you'll visit. Click in to read why and for photos...
ABANDONED MICHIGAN AMUSEMENT PARK: Hague Park, Vandercook Lake
This awesome amusement park lasted from the 1890's until 1923. If you visit & look hard, you can still find a few remnants. Click in for details!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: The 1968 Murders in Good Hart
This ghost town near Petoskey is also a notorious 1968 murder scene. Click in to read this tale and see photos...
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Crib Whisperer of Cadillac
This tale creeped me out...click in and read for yourself!
MICHIGAN CLASSIC: The Pasty!
It's the perfect Michigan Roadtrip Food.....the pasty, a true Michigan treat! Click in for background and info!