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.
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Prankster Poltergeist of the Waltz Inn
An old 1900's inn and a house a block away may have had some kind of paranormal connection...but the house unexpectedly burned down. CLICK IN for the tale, photos, and location!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Matchwood, Ontonagon County
Ruined twice by fire, there's nothing left of this old town except maybe a working sawmill. CLICK IN for info, location, and photos!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: Ghostly Soldiers Wander Thru Veterans Cemetery
The ghosts of Civil War soldiers and more are seen wandering thru this cemetery during the night...sometimes in broad daylight! CLICK IN for photos, info, and location...
Michigan’s 25 Least-Wanted Halloween Treats
According to numerous Michiganders, here's a list of the Halloween treats that are least-wanted. CLICK IN to see the list and see if you agree with some of 'em!
HAUNTED MICH: Phantom Gateway & Blue Man of Lake Forest Cemetery
Exits disappear and a blue man is seen in this Grand Haven cemetery. CLICK IN for info, photos, and location!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The “Stairway To Hell” in Lake Forest Cemetery
This graveyard is said to have a Stairway to Hell...or is it a Stairway to Heaven? Could be both...CLICK IN for details!
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’s Ghost Towns of North Manitou Island
This island up near Traverse City has some terrific ghost towns, relics, and history! CLICK IN for photos, info, and location!
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!