I have spent over 50 years as an entertainer: Rock musician/singer, TV host, author, columnist, actor, producer, emcee and radio broadcaster. The 16th U.S. president, Abraham Lincoln, is my cousin. 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 a historic documentary). Favorite music of all-time includes surf, psychedelia, garage bands, Motown and just plain ol’ good time Rock & Roll. My NEWEST book, "Johnny's Jukebox Word Search: The 60s" has been released and my rock trivia books, “Johnny’s Vintage Rock 'n' Roll Q&A" and "Johnny's Jukebox Trivia” are available along with my two "Paranormal Michigan" books. Make sure you check out my "Haunted Michigan" page found on this site.
Where Was the First McDonald’s in Michigan?
This is where the very first McDonald's in Michigan was! It was also one of the first in the country. CLICK IN for details!
The Ghost of a Lion Haunts the Howell Theater
Of all things, why do investigators experience the ghost of a lion in this theater? CLICK IN and find out!
The World’s Tallest Man Died While Appearing in Michigan, 1940
Historically, he was the all-time TALLEST person in the world.....and he died while making an appearance in Michigan. CLICK IN for his story!
How Did a 1920s Automobile End Up at the Bottom of Lake Huron?
Is a sunken Model T the result of someone eliminating evidence or something else? CLICK IN to see where this old automobile lies!
Is This Possibly Michigan’s “Most Haunted” Location?
A mass grave with buried dead...and buried alive...ghosts, voices, whispers, haunted ship, old cemeteries...this place seems to have all the ear-markings of a Michigan 'Most Haunted' location. CLICK IN for details!
Petoskey Mineral Wells, 1890s-Present
Petoskey had quite a boom in the late 1800s with their mineral wells and you can still visit 'em today. CLICK IN for now-and-then photos and location!
Michigan’s Old Amusement Parks, 1890s-1960s
Click in to see a gallery of 30 vintage photos, featuring some of Michigan's now non-existent amusement parks!
MICHIGAN SHADOW TOWN: Francisco, in Jackson County
Just a tad northeast of Grass Lake, the community of Francisco has no more shops & stores, but a good handful of residents. CLICK IN to see some vintage photos of what Francisco once looked like!
Your Own Personal Haunted Michigan Lighthouse Tour Roadtrip
It's a roadtrip of nineteen Michigan lighthouses, most of 'em haunted! CLICK IN to see the route!
Rare Frontier City, Michigan Souvenir Record
Michigan's Frontier City park lasted from 1960-1973. They produced this now-collectible souvenir record in 1965 for visitors. CLICK IN to hear the record!