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.
This Discarded Michigan Diamond Mine May Still Contain Diamonds
Micro-diamonds have been found here since 1971 but the place has never been properly mined. CLICK IN for info & location!
Michigan’s Worst Small Towns for 2020
Did your town make the Top Ten...or even the Top 100? CLICK IN to find out!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: Lumberman’s Monument, Au Sable River
Honoring Michigan's lumbermen, this monument has been around since 1931. CLICK IN for location and photos!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Inside Fisher Body Plant #21
This plant lasted from 1919-1984. CLICK IN to go inside and see what it looks like!
MICHIGAN HISTORY: The Old Mining Town of Amasa
It's tucked away in the wilderness but it's worth the effort to add this destination to your roadtrip. CLICK IN for some "then-and-now" photos!
The Historic Michigan Small Town of Wacousta
An avoided massacre was the reason Wacousta got its name. CLICK IN for the story, then-and-now photos, and location!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: The Creatures of Lakenenland
EIGHTY creatures and objects are waitin' in the woods for you to come along...CLICK IN to see where to find this awesome stuff!!!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: Paranormal Activity at Jeffers High
Three creepy stories await you here...CLICK IN to read what happened to three school staff members!
MICHIGAN HISTORY: The Small Town of Leonidas
Here's a good handful of "then-and-now" photos of the town of Leonidas in St. Joseph County. CLICK IN to see and read some history!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Michigan Central Station, Detroit
Around since 1913, this building lay empty for many years. CLICK IN to take a look inside before restoration!