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.
Michigan’s Abandoned Recording Studio in the Woods
This awesome old 1879 mill was transformed into a 1970's recording studio and now sits deteriorating. CLICK IN to see where to visit before it's too late!
Visit “Bewitched” Star Dick York’s Michigan Grave & Former Home
One of Classic TV's best-loved characters was "Darrin Stevens" as portrayed by Dick York. Mr. York lived his last days in Michigan, so CLICK IN and see where he used to live and where he currently lies.
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Remains of Al Capone’s Safe House
Of all the rumored places in Michigan where Al Capone supposedly holed up, this one seems to have many believers. CLICK IN for info, photos, and location!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: The US-2 Escanaba River Bridge and its Demolition
It was a cool old crumbling bridge...but now it's gone. CLICK IN to see before, during, and after pics & videos of the bridge and its demolition!
Michigan’s Drive-in Movie Theaters: Past & Present
CLICK IN for photos of abandoned Mid-Michigan drive-in theaters, AND find out where there are some still open for business!
The ‘Lost’ Michigan Town That Began as a Saloon
It was only one single saloon in the beginning. It grew, but now there are only a few businesses left and some cool old houses to see. CLICK IN for the location of this cool old Michigan Thumb lumber town!
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!