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: 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!
MICHIGAN SHADOW TOWN: Palmyra, in Lenawee County
Palmyra...ever hear of it? It's down in the southeastern part of Michigan and has plenty of history and original structures. CLICK IN for photos, location, and info!
MICHIGAN ‘LOST’ TOWN: Ellington, in Tuscola County
Some cool old buildings still stand in what was once a successful Michigan Thumb lumber town. CLICK IN to see where to visit!
25 Scary Movies That Were Made In (or about) Michigan
CLICK IN to see a list of 25 creepy movies that were made in (or about) Michigan!
MICHIGAN SHADOW TOWN: Almena, in Van Buren County
One town disappeared so another one could grow. Today, there are still some great old buildings to see here. CLICK IN for the story, photos, and location!
Ten of Ingham County’s Most Haunted Locations
The entire state of Michigan has thousands of hauntings. To make it simpler, here are ten haunted locations in Ingham County, all reeking with paranormal activity. CLICK IN to learn more!
MICHIGAN SMALL TOWN: The Rise and Fall of Grindstone City
The original downtown area of Grindstone City sits along a side road, with the old 1886 general store, still there, still operating! This is a place you should check out. CLICK IN for photos, location and find out why it's one of Michigan's most historic places!
“Jeopardy!” Ticks off Mackinaw City with Misinformation
Mackinaw, Mackinac...the misspelling continues, even on "Jeopardy!" and the Mackinaw City Chamber of Commerce ain't pleased. CLICK IN to read what happened!
Ingham County Lost Town: Is it ‘Winfield’ or ‘Kinneville’?
Is this unlisted Ingham County town called 'Winfield' or 'Kinneville'? CLICK IN for details, photos and location!
MICHIGAN SHADOW TOWN: Middleton, in Gratiot County
Smack dab in the middle of the mitten is the small town of Middleton...NOT named because of its location. CLICK IN for a few details about this Michigan small town!