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!
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!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: The Buck Pole in Jerome
The 'Buck Pole' north of Jerome is a local event for deer hunters toward the end of every year. Click in for photos and info!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Bunker Hill
Does Bunker Hill qualify as a Michigan 'ghost town'? Guess you'll have to visit and decide for yourself. Click in for pictures and info!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Cross Village
Cross Village once had a population of 1,000...lately it's been only a couple of hundred. Click in and find out where you can visit!
Daylight Savings Time is THIS Weekend. Yay.
Seriously...what do we REALLY gain from this? Should we keep it or axe it? Click in to read and then leave your opinion.
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Ely, in Emmett County
The Michigan ghost town of Ely is a little ways north of Indian River. Click in for photos and find out how to get there!