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!
Lansing’s Silver Bells In The City 2017
Click in to get info, history & details about this year's "Silver Bells In The City".....!
The 17th Annual Lansing Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot
Click in for details on this year's annual Turkey Trot 5K in downtown Lansing!
MICHIGAN FORGOTTEN TOWN: Dafter
This mostly-forgotten town in the U.P. would be a welcome addition to your next Michigan roadtrip...click in for photos & location!
Where to Get Thanksgiving Baskets for Mid-Michiganders in Need
Click in for a huge list of places to get baskets of food for needy people this Thanksgiving!
Unique Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas!
Roasted beets...turnip puffs...creamed leeks...click in to check out more unique food suggestions for your Thanksgiving meal!
Thanksgiving’s Best Record: Arlo Guthrie’s ‘Alice’s Restaurant’
'Alice's Restaurant' may be the greatest song about Thanksgiving ever. Click in to read the backstory behind this iconic record!
MICHIGAN MURDER: The 1907 Murder of Sister Janina
The remaining residents of the Michigan ghost town of Isadore don't care to talk about this sordid piece of their history. Click in for photos and details.....
Up to Six Inches of Snow Possible for Michigan
Weather reports say portions of Michigan could see six inches of snow Thursday. Click in for details
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN (and Roadtrip): Isadore
This short little roadtrip takes you thru the Michigan ghost town of Isadore, northwest of Traverse City. Click in for abandoned building photos, location and route!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Stratford
This is a true ghost town...there's nothing left! Click to see location photos and get info!