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 Ashley Judd. 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 rock trivia book, “Johnny’s Jukebox Trivia” was published in 2002 and is still available. Make sure you check out his "Haunted Michigan" page found on this site!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Deer Acres Fun Park, Pinconning
Remember this childhood favorite? It's been abandoned for a few years. Click in for info, location and photos...
MICHIGAN HISTORY: 111 Years of Faygo Pop
Faygo celebrates 111 years! Click in to see vintage Faygo commercials and read a brief history of this classic Michigan product!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: McCourtie Park’s ‘Lady in Blue’
Michigan's historic McCourtie Park is where some have seen (or hear) a ghostly "Lady in Blue".....Click in and read the details!
HISTORIC MICHIGAN: Lake Lansing Amusement Park, 1930’s-1960’s
It's summer season...and time to reminisce once again about the old Lake Lansing Amusement Park from the 1930's - 1960's! Click in for info, photos AND video!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: The Last Two Buildings of Delaware, Mi
Only two old structures remain in this former mining town in the U.P.....Click in for photos and location, and then visit soon!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: Michigan’s Hidden Western Town
Not many know about this attraction: an old west town located just east of Grayling. It's a perfect summertime stop! Click in for info, photos and location!
MICHIGAN HISTORY: Vernors Ginger Ale
The country's oldest surviving and most delicious soda pop was created here in Michigan. Who doesn't like Vernors Ginger Ale? Click in for details and read about this iconic Michigan product!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: The Original Jackson Motor Speedway
From the late 1940's until it closed in 1974, the old Jackson Motor Speedway was THE place to go on weekends. Click in for info & current photos!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Deer Forest and Story Book Lane Family Park
Deer Forest family fun park opened in southern Michigan in 1949 but now stands deserted and mostly forgotten. Click in to see some old pictures of what it was once like many years ago...
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: The Old Mining Town of Ramsay
There are many old, historic, cool buildings to see here. Some people still live in this old mining ghost town in the U.P. but this is definitely one town you need to see. Click in for info and photos!