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 NEW rock trivia book, “Johnny’s Vintage Rock 'n' Roll Q&A" is NOW AVAILABLE. His first, "Johnny's Jukebox Trivia” is still available as well. Make sure you check out his "Haunted Michigan" page found on this site!
The Once-Booming Michigan Lumber Town of Luther, in Lake County
Luther was such a prosperous lumber town, then something happened that left it a shell of its former self. CLICK IN to read a brief history and see photos of the current old downtown buildings!
2019 Marks the Detroit Lions’ 90th Anniversary
It's been 90 Years since the genesis of the Detroit Lions. CLICK IN for a brief history of the team and find out the reason for the team name!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Hauntings of Olivet College
Olivet College has more than its share of ghosts. Don't believe it? CLICK IN, read the reports, and maybe you will...
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!
Abandoned, Old Structures in the Michigan Mining Town of Gay
The Michigan town of Gay is almost a ghost town, with plenty of abandoned structures, old mill ruins and more. This is a photo op paradise...CLICK IN to see for yourself!
Thomas Edison Was Thrown off a Train in This Small Michigan Town
When Thomas Edison was a boy, he was working on a train. Thanks to a dangerous experiment, he was thrown off in this little Michigan town. CLICK IN to see this historic Michigan town and find out where to visit!
Michigan or Wisconsin: Which is the TRUE “Mitten” State?
Wisconsin has vaguely attempted to call itself the "real" Mitten State for a number of years. I don't think so, Scooter. CLICK IN for some ideas of what they SHOULD call themselves...
The Creepy Shoe Tree in Bath
Shoe trees show up all throughout Michigan...but the one in Bath has a certain creepiness to it. CLICK IN for photos and location...
Ghost Towns, Aged, and Defunct Towns Along M-28, Houghton County
These seven old Michigan lumber & mining towns along M-28 make a great little roadtrip! CLICK IN for photos and route!