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, "Johnny's Jukebox Word Search: The 60s" has been released and his rock trivia books, “Johnny’s Vintage Rock 'n' Roll Q&A" and "Johnny's Jukebox Trivia” are available along with his two "Paranormal Michigan" books. Make sure you check out his "Haunted Michigan" page found on this site.
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: The Underground River in Presque Isle County
CLICK IN and check out pictures and location of this Michigan underground river!
Remembering Burger Chef: Its Longest-held Location was in Michigan
CLICK THE PICTURE to see lots of Burger Chef memorabilia and read some history about the now-defunct Burger Chef!
Hague Amusement Park, Jackson, 1890s-1923
Hague Amusement Park south of Jackson lasted a little over 25 years. Sadly, it's gone. CLICK IN to see what it looked like then...and now!
Michigan is Home to the World’s Largest Brown Trout
Another 'World's Largest' is right here in Michigan. CLICK IN to see where to visit on your roadtrip!
Michigan Has the Only Chain-Driven Ferry Boat in the US
The only remaining, manually-pulled ferry in the US is in our state, and it makes a fun stop on your roadtrip. CLICK IN for details and location!
Jackson Harness Raceway, 1948-2008
Jackson Harness Raceway had a good 60 years until it was closed...except for one last day ten years later. CLICK IN for photos, memorabilia, and info!
Michigan’s Oldest Surviving Church
Built in 1829, Michigan's oldest surviving church still stands, waiting for you to visit...CLICK IN for info!
Was ‘The Wizard of Oz’ Partly Inspired by This Michigan Castle?
There's a very strong possibility this castle inspired the author of "The Wizard of Oz". CLICK IN for details, history.....and haunting!
The Rise and Fall of Frontier City, Irish Hills
What's left of this former beloved Michigan amusement park? Nothing except an old shack or two. CLICK IN to see what it once looked like!
Michigan’s Oldest Hotel: The History and the Hauntings
Michigan's Oldest Hotel is also one of Michigan's Most Haunted locations. CLICK IN for details, photos, and location!