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.
The Oldest Soda Pop in America is Michigan’s Own Vernor’s
Created in Michigan, Vernor's has been around since the Civil War! CLICK IN for some history!
MICHIGAN SHADOW TOWNS: The Many Ashlands of Newaygo County
Trying to sort out all the locations named 'Ashland' in Newaygo County can boggle the mind. CLICK IN and see what I mean.
Michigan’s Oldest, Still-Standing Post Office
Michigan's oldest post office began life in a wigwam! CLICK IN for photos, info, and location...
TWO MICHIGAN GHOST TOWNS: Canboro & Rescue in Huron County
These two old towns don't seem to show up on many maps anymore. CLICK IN for info and location...
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: 113 S. Front Street, Marquette
An unknown voice saying "I want out...let me out" has been heard in this former funeral home. CLICK IN for info and location!
Michigan’s “Valley Of The Giants”
These large trees make up a portion of Michigan's "Valley of the Giants".....CLICK IN to see where!
MICHIGAN FORGOTTEN TOWN: Fisherville, Bay County
Fisherville is a little community that seems to have been swallowed up by surrounding suburbia. CLICK IN to see what remains of this old 1800's village!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Rowe Mfg. Factory, Newaygo
An old factory sits crumbling in the woods in Newaygo...CLICK IN for photos and details!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Pollok, in Ingham County
The place once known as Pollok sits alone in the Ingham County countryside, wondering if anyone remembers. CLICK IN and see where it is!
The Mystery of Michigan’s ‘Mystery Valley’
A lake that appears and disappears and deep cracks in the earth throughout the woods. CLICK IN to find out more and where to see this for yourself!