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!
Onondaga Dragway: Will It Re-open in 2019?
Onondaga Dragway in the news...will it re-open this year or not? CLICK IN for brief details & history, plus some old 8mm footage from the 60's & 70's!
ABANDONED & DEMOLISHED: Detroit House of Corrections
CLICK IN to see inside photos of the abandoned Detroit House of Corrections before it was demolished!
The Old 1858 General Store in Prairieville
Ever been to Prairieville? Ever heard of it? CLICK IN for pictures, info and location!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Five Former Drive-in Movie Theaters
CLICK IN to see the locations of five former Michigan Drive-in theaters!
HISTORIC MICHIGAN SMALL TOWN: Adair, in St. Clair County
The quiet little village of Adair sits happily removed from over-progressiveness. CLICK IN to see where to visit this pleasant,
MICHIGAN SMALL TOWN: Galien, in Berrien County
Michigan small towns are a good way to learn - and see - a little more about our history and roots. CLICK IN for photos, read about the village of Galien, and find out where to visit!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Pebble Brook Fun Park, Traverse City
CLICK IN to see photos of this abandoned fun park in Traverse City!
HISTORIC MICHIGAN SMALL TOWN: Irons, in Lake County
Irons is a secluded, former lumber community north of the Huron-Manistee National Forest. It's another old Michigan town worth a visit. CLICK IN for info and photos!
DEFUNCT MICHIGAN AMUSEMENT PARK: Silver Beach, St. Joseph
Silver Beach Amusement Park ran from 1891-1971. Nowadays, some original structures still exist and plenty of people still visit. CLICK IN for info and photos!
HISTORIC MICHIGAN LUMBER TOWN: Traunik, in Alger County
WOW. There's a nice handful of old buildings still standing, plenty of old-fashioned atmosphere and lots of history! CLICK IN for photos, info and location!