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.
The Michigan Ghost Town of Stratford is COMPLETELY Gone
Nothing...but NOTHING is left of this old Michigan lumber town except a memorial marker. CLICK IN to see where to visit...maybe YOU can find some old foundations!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: The Old Farmhouse in the Woods
This old 1878 farmhouse contains many items left behind. What made the old residents in such a hurry to leave? CLICK IN to go inside and see the remains!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Many Ghosts of Hatheway House
Is it a family of ghosts, former mental patients, or both that roam this chunk of property? CLICK IN to read the tale and learn the location...
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Columbus, in St. Clair County
No businesses left in this former postal stop/railway station. CLICK IN to see where it is and what it looks like today!
Michigan Plants That Can Harm – or Even KILL You
Pretty? Maybe. Deadly? DEFINITELY. These plants can cause pain, misery, blindness, and even death. CLICK IN to see these NINE DANGEROUS MICHIGAN PLANTS!
MICHIGAN ‘LOST’ TOWN: Otisville, Genesee County
Historic but humble, the Michigan Thumb town of Otisville would make a welcome addition to a Thumb roadtrip! CLICK IN for photos, history, and location!
MICHIGAN CRIME: Inside the 1970 Murder House in Ithaca
You may know the story...now go inside the house and roam the property where this infamous 1970 murder occurred. CLICK IN to read the story and see the photos...
MICHIGAN SHADOW TOWN: Jerome, in Hillsdale County
Jerome's heyday was in the mid-1800's to the early 1900's. Today it sits quietly between two ripped-up railroads and some cool old original homes and structures. CLICK IN, learn more, then pay a visit!
The Biggest Weiner in Michigan!
No, really - it is. Check it out for yourself. CLICK IN for photos and location!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: Revolutionary War Soldier Haunts the Old Quaker Cemetery in Nashville
A fallen soldier from the Revolutionary War is believed to stand watch over this hard-to-find graveyard, hidden in the woods off a dirt road. CLICK IN for the tale!