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 MYSTERY: The Merman of Lake Superior
A traveler spots a weird creature in Lake Superior...and pays the price for trying to kill it. CLICK IN and read this story that goes back over 200 years!
MICHIGAN ‘LOST’ TOWN: The Tiny Town of Cone, in Monroe County
Just a few homes and a grain elevator is all that remains of this tiny town that was once loaded with stores, shops, and businesses. CLICK IN for history, photos, and location!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: Newaygo High School’s “Girl in Black”
A former student, dressed in black, is seen in the woods behind the school where she died. CLICK IN for the tale!
MICHIGAN SHADOW TOWN: Palmyra, in Lenawee County
Palmyra...ever hear of it? It's down in the southeastern part of Michigan and has plenty of history and original structures. CLICK IN for photos, location, and info!
MICHIGAN ‘LOST’ TOWN: Ellington, in Tuscola County
Some cool old buildings still stand in what was once a successful Michigan Thumb lumber town. CLICK IN to see where to visit!
25 Scary Movies That Were Made In (or about) Michigan
CLICK IN to see a list of 25 creepy movies that were made in (or about) Michigan!
MICHIGAN SHADOW TOWN: Almena, in Van Buren County
One town disappeared so another one could grow. Today, there are still some great old buildings to see here. CLICK IN for the story, photos, and location!
MICHIGAN SECLUDED TOWN: Breedsville, in Van Buren County
Breedsville and its historic old buildings lie in the countryside in Van Buren County. CLICK IN for location, info, and photos!
Michigan Town That Looks Like “Children Of The Corn”
Driving through this southwest Michigan town in the dead of night could send a shiver down your spine...CLICK IN for photos and find out details!
MICHIGAN SHADOW TOWN: Middleton, in Gratiot County
Smack dab in the middle of the mitten is the small town of Middleton...NOT named because of its location. CLICK IN for a few details about this Michigan small town!