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 Poltergeists of Petoskey
A headless coachman, a phantom cyclist, a ghost that smells like rotten vegetables and more...CLICK IN for details and locations!
Another Old Michigan Town You Need To Check Out
An old abandoned Sunoco Station marks where this town's flourishing downtown once was. CLICK IN for details, history, photos and location!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: The Non-Town of ‘Jam’
Since when is one old 1800's store considered to be a whole town? It does in the "non-town" of Jam, in Midland County. Click in and see where to visit!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Sparr, in Otsego County
The ghost town of Sparr has the most old-fashioned "mall" you've ever seen. Click in to see where to visit!
HISTORIC MICHIGAN TOWN: Pelkie, Baraga County
The U.P. village of Pelkie is loaded with local history and has some awesome old buildings to visit. CLICK IN for photos, a brief history, and location!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Duel, in Bay County
The old store pictured here has been demolished, leaving no trace of the original community of Duel. CLICK IN for a brief history, see where it was, and where you can visit!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Dead Bootlegger of Port Huron
In the 1940's, a bootlegger was murdered in a restaurant basement and reportedly haunts the building to this day. CLICK IN for photos and see where to visit!
You Might Be From Michigan If…..
Here's a sort-of updated, short list of ways to tell you might be from Michigan. CLICK IN to read and see which of these apply to you!
The Overlooked Michigan Community of Big Prairie
The little Newaygo County community of Big Prairie just couldn't grow past a couple of establishments. CLICK IN for photos and location!
Benjamin Franklin Intended Daylight Savings Time as a Joke
Daylight Savings Time this weekend...but why? The concept of saving daylight was originally a joke by Benjamin Franklin! Yet, we still do it. CLICK IN for details!