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 HERO: Edward N. Hines (1870-1938)
WHO??? This Michigan guy created something people all over the world use EVERY SINGLE DAY. Click in for the details!
HISTORIC MICHIGAN: The Creation of Gerber Baby Food
Some of you may not realize that Gerber Baby Food was created here in Michigan...CLICK IN for the details!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: The Old Amusements of Irish Hills
Abandoned for many years, these old Irish Hills attractions still hold a wealth of fond childhood memories...CLICK IN to see drone photos of some of these old favorites!
The Sad Death of MSU Student James Dallas Egbert III
It was 38 years ago this month (August) when this sad & tragic MSU incident occurred. Click in to read the story...
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: Old Abandoned Mill Route, Keweenaw Peninsula
This route will take you past old deserted mills and more cool stuff...CLICK IN for details!
MICH. HISTORY: Cambridge Junction & the Old US12 Stagecoach Trail
The old US-12 stagecoach stop - Walker Tavern - still stands after almost 200 years and is an important part of Michigan history. CLICK IN for details and location!
LOST MICHIGAN TOWN: The Elusive Town of Luce in Saginaw County
Where IS the lost town of Luce? Different sites say different locations, but all are pretty close. Any idea? Click in for photos and POSSIBLE location(s).....
HISTORIANS: Was This Crossroad Part of a Town a Long Time Ago?
TAKE A LOOK AT THE PHOTOS, read the text and see if you can help with info on this area. It's possible it may be a lost Michigan town...or not.
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Horrible Hag (‘The Demon’) of Detroit
This is one of the CREEPIEST 'Haunted Michigan' stories I've come across...CLICK IN and read the tale!
The Old 1800’s Storefronts in Hickory Corners, Barry County
This Michigan town has MANY original old 1800's storefronts and homes to see! CLICK IN and see the photos!