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!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: Santa Claus House in Midland
Here's a Michigan oddity that you can check out ANY time of year and it's not far away. Click in to see!
WATCH: Northern Michigan Short Film from MGM in 1949!
Northern Michigan featured in an MGM color film short from 1949...click in and watch!
PHOTOS: Mackinac Island in the Wintertime
Mackinac Island is gorgeous, even in winter! Click in and see what most of us in Mid-Michigan are missing!
HISTORIC MICHIGAN: Rayner Opera House in Mason
Most of us are too young to recall this theater; so click in and soak up details on this slice of local history!
PHOTOS: Detroit’s ‘Ghost Neighborhoods’
You've already heard of Michigan 'ghost towns'.....now check out some 'ghost neighborhoods' found in Detroit...
See How Our State Christmas Tree Is Harvested and Handled
Click and see how we get our State Christmas tree each year!
CHRISTMAS IN MICHIGAN: Bronner’s in Frankenmuth
When was the last time you visited Bronner's? It's changed in the last handful of years. Click in for a few photos...
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Crouch Murders, Jackson
The ghosts of a murdered father & daughter have reunited in this cemetery every November since 1883. Click in for details!
PHOTO GALLERY: Kids Afraid of Santa Claus
Click in and see 40 photos of children scared to death to sit on Santa's lap!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: Stepping Stone Falls, Flint
These man-made falls are quite an impressive site...click in for photos and location!