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: Ingham County’s Lost ‘Eden’
The once-booming Ingham County village of "Eden" hardly exists, save for a few homes; click in to read info and see where to visit!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: The Scandalous Village of Whore’s Corners
This Michigan ghost town with the notorious name has VERY little info on it and has a building or two left. Click in to see where this is, just a couple of hours away!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: The Giant Hand of Norton Shores
Here's a roadside quickie you may wanna visit for a couple of minutes...click in and see the GIANT hand!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Waugoshance Lighthouse, Emmet County
This 1851 lighthouse stands alone, wayyy out in the water, abandoned, deteriorating and waiting for brave souls to visit. Click in for location, photos and details...
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Aurelius, in Ingham County
Not much is known about why all the businesses in Aurelius vanished. Click in and read a brief history on the area that goes back to 1837...
HISTORIC MICHIGAN SMALL TOWN: Clifford, in the Thumb
The village of Clifford in the Thumb still has many old historic buildings standing downtown. Click in for photos and location!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: Ghosts On Board the U.S.S. Edson, Bay City
Ghosts are blamed for incidents on board this decommissioned ship in Saginaw Bay. Click in for details, location, photos and how to see for yourself...
HISTORIC MICHIGAN: The Part-Ghost Town of Pequaming
Part ghost town, part history, all cool! Pequaming is another perfect Michigan community to visit for great photo ops, including an Indian burial ground. Click in for photos and details!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Hard Luck, Hidden Within the Au Sable Forest
Little is known about the missing Michigan ghost town of Hard Luck, but we DO know where it was located, AND IT AIN'T FAR AWAY. Click in to see how to find it!
HISTORIC MICHIGAN TOWN: Onondaga, Ingham County
You thought Onondaga was only known for its dragway? Guess again! Click in and read what historic Onondaga once offered Mid-Michigan...