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.
MICHIGAN ROADTRIP: The Legend of Irish Hollow Cemetery
This old U.P. cemetery is not without its own personal legend. CLICK IN to read the tale, see photos, and learn the location where you can visit...
Thomas Edison’s Twelve Years in Michigan
CLICK IN to see the Michigan train depot where Thomas Edison worked as a boy and find out where you can visit!
MICHIGAN ROADTRIP: Maple River State Game Area
We come across this every time we drive north, but only a handful of people know a few facts about it. CLICK IN for info on this and the village it was named after!
MICHIGAN ‘LOST’ TOWN, Amber, in Mason County
This mid-1800's village got lost between two other Michigan cities. CLICK IN for info, location, and photos!
The Legend of White Rock in Huron County
Is this boulder off shore in Lake Huron cursed? Some say so. There's some history about this you should read - CLICK IN and find out more!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Many Deaths Inside Putnam Mansion
This former mansion in Nashville, Michigan has a history of unfortunate deaths...and hauntings. CLICK IN for details and location!
MICHIGAN ‘LOST’ TOWN: Blaine, in St. Clair County
A cool old general store still stands at the intersection of what was once a busy place. CLICK IN to see this old store and where this 'lost' Michigan town is located!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: Moose in Checkered Pants, St. Ignace
Nothin' says "vacation" like taking a selfie with a moose wearing baggy checkered pants. CLICK IN and find out where...
The Loneliest Place in Michigan, N. America, and Maybe the World
This old 1883 lighthouse has been called the loneliest place in Michigan, North America, and the world. CLICK IN to see photos and video of the insides and out!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: Abandoned Castaways Restaurant in Lapeer
Employees of this empty structure have reported apparitions in the building and on the water. CLICK IN for details, photos, and location!