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.
Two Michigan Towns That Never Existed
Many Michiganders have driven through these places, never knowing that once there were hopes of having towns here. CLICK IN for locations and photos.
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Haunting of Church Road, Hillsdale
The legend says this old dirt road out in the countryside is completely haunted, thanks to a murder that happened in an old barn many years ago. CLICK IN for details and location...
A Massive Meteor Crater Lies Beneath This Michigan Cornfield
If a meteor of this size hit Michigan now, we'd all be goners and the whole world would be affected. Yet, this is exactly what happened many, many years ago. CLICK IN for the details and location!
The World’s Largest Working Rifle is in Michigan
CLICK IN to see the World's Largest Working Rifle and World's Largest Working Chainsaw...both here in Michigan!
The Man Who Voiced Darth Vader Grew Up in This Michigan Ghost Town
James Earl Jones, who voiced 'Darth Vader' in the original "Star Wars", grew up and went to school in this northern Michigan community, which has been referred to as a 'ghost town'. CLICK IN to learn more!
How Wisconsin Lost the Upper Peninsula to Michigan
How did Wisconsin lose a piece of land to Michigan that contained a wealth of copper, ore, and timber? CLICK IN and find out!
Michigan’s Old One-Room Schoolhouses: Calhoun County
CLICK IN for another tour of Michigan's old one-room schoolhouses, this time in Calhoun County!
Michigan’s Oldest, Still-Operating Brewery Since 1862
Another of Michigan's Oldest is the Frankenmuth Brewery. CLICK IN to find out more, then pay a visit and do some tastin' and sampling!
The World’s Largest Limestone Quarry is in Michigan
CLICK IN for some awesome photos of this Michigan quarry...the LARGEST in the whole world!
The Oldest, Still-Operating Graveyard in Michigan
This historic cemetery holds many Michigan notables and is said to be our oldest. CLICK IN for location and photos...