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 NEWEST book, "Paranormal Michigan" has been released and his rock trivia books, “Johnny’s Vintage Rock 'n' Roll Q&A" and "Johnny's Jukebox Trivia” are available as well. Make sure you check out his "Haunted Michigan" page found on this site.
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Spectre of Milan-Oakville Road
A newlywed couple is killed over 100 years ago, and to this day, the bride is said to haunt this stretch of road. CLICK IN to read the legend!
Old 1927 Chevrolet Coupe Found Intact in Lake Huron Shipwreck
An old 1927 Chevy Coupe is among the artifacts found on this 1928 Lake Huron shipwreck. CLICK IN for photos!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Haunting of Scripps Road (and Mansion)
It's weird enough that this road is said to be haunted, but the mansion and surrounding land is said to contain paranormal activity as well. CLICK IN for the tale and location!
No More Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlours in Michigan – or ANYwhere
Remember Farrell's Ice Cream Parlours? Where did they all go? CLICK IN for info...
MICHIGAN SHADOW TOWNS: Glendora & Hill’s Corners, Berrien County
The shadow towns of Glendora and Hill's Corner sit side-by-side, so they make an easy roadtrip! CLICK IN for photos, info, and location!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Ghost of the Ladies’ Library, Ypsilanti
The ghost of Mary Starkweather is said to haunt this old gothic mansion in Ypsilanti. CLICK IN and read the tale!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Fabius, in St. Joseph County
Fabius coulda been fabulous, but when the railroad stopped, the community stopped. CLICK IN for location...
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Otter Creek, Jackson County
This little burg in Jackson County showed a little promise, then it just quietly faded away. CLICK IN to see the location of this former community!
MICHIGAN MONSTER: The Waheela
Fact or fiction? Here's a creature that could possibly be for real. CLICK IN for photos, videos, and info!
Jackson’s Past As Seen on Postcards, Part II
Here are 26 more vintage postcards, showing what Jackson was like - many from over 100 years ago!