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 GHOST TOWN: Nothing Left of Aral, in Benzie County
One of western Michigan's rare 1800's shootouts happened in the now-empty town of Aral. CLICK IN for some history and see where to visit!
The Titanic’s Michigan Connection, 1912
In 1912, 69 people were on board the Titanic, heading for Michigan. CLICK IN to see where to visit Michigan's Titanic Memorial and a list of all 69 passengers!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Burt Portland Cement Plant in Bellevue
Built in 1904 and abandoned in 1928. CLICK IN to see pictures of this old cement factory hidden in the woods!
Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination Chair is in Michigan
Did you know Michigan has the chair in which President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated? CLICK IN for pictures and where to visit...
MICHIGAN SHADOW TOWN: Kinderhook, in Branch County
There are plenty of old original structures to see in this mid-1800s town. CLICK IN for location, info, and pictures!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Old Trestle Bridge, Millennium Park
This abandoned trestle bridge was discovered hidden in the woods. CLICK IN for details!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Ghost in the Shed
A hazy white figure has been seen in & around this graveyard shed...CLICK IN for info...
What is Michigan’s Oldest Road?
Even though this road was surveyed in 1819, it goes even farther back than that...CLICK IN for details!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: Fairchild Auditorium, MSU
The sights and sounds of an unknown little boy are occasionally witnessed within this building. CLICK IN for details!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Ghosts of Portland’s Old High School
The spirits of a girl and a murdered janitor are believed to have caused disturbances throughout the building. CLICK IN for details!