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.
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!
Photo Gallery of 30 Vintage Michigan Train Depots
CLICK IN to see photos of THIRTY old Michigan train depots, going back well over 100 years!
Michigan Slot Car Racing in the 1960s
Many Michiganders who grew up in the 60s did their share of slot car racing...then the fad pooped out after a few years. CLICK IN for some brief history!
Old Michigan Sanitarium Grounds That Were Made Into a State Park
Beyond this gate lies old sanitarium grounds that are now a park; but that doesn't deter from the eeriness found within. CLICK IN for photos, info, and location!
PHOTOS: Eaton Rapids, 1870-1940s
CLICK THE PICTURE to take a look at some vintage photos of Eaton Rapids, going as far back as 1870!
The Haunting & History of the Northern Michigan Asylum
Historic and haunted, this former asylum awaits your visit. CLICK IN for details...
Why is Michigan Fascinated with Euchre?
Tournaments are held year-round, college kids play, couples play at get-togethers...what's the fascination?
This Michigan City Had the First Telephone in the State
What city in Michigan had the first telephone in our state? CLICK IN and find out!
Canoe or Kayak Across the State on This Old Native American Waterway
Used by Native Americans centuries ago, you can boat across Michigan using this inlet waterway. CLICK IN for location and route!