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!
MICHIGAN FORGOTTEN TOWN: Dafter
This mostly-forgotten town in the U.P. would be a welcome addition to your next Michigan roadtrip...click in for photos & location!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Charles Hanneman Elementary School, Detroit
This historic school has deteriorated, after remaining closed for over ten years. can it be saved? CLICK IN for photos and info...
What To Do With All That Leftover Turkey
Too much leftover turkey? Here's what you can do with it...
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Crouch Murders, Jackson
IT'S ANNIVERSARY TIME! The ghosts of a murdered father & daughter reunite in this cemetery every November 22 since 1883. Click in for details!
Fun Things to Do in Michigan That Won’t Cost Anything
What to do in Michigan once the money is spent on the upcoming holidays? Click in and get a few suggestions...
HOLIDAY SHOPPING: Plan a ‘Made-In-Michigan’ Roadtrip!
Keep your hard-earned wages in Michigan by buying Michigan-made products & gifts. Click in & see a whole slew of unique Michigan gift shops!
MICHIGAN CRIME: The Muskegon Thanksgiving Murders
It was 31 years ago this horrible murder happened on Thanksgiving Day...click in for details.
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Ely, in Emmett County
The Michigan ghost town of Ely is a little ways north of Indian River. Click in for photos and find out how to get there!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: The Town of Christmas, Michigan
Michigan has it's share of Christmasy towns...including the town of Christmas! Click in and peruse the photo gallery!
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: ‘Luke the Spook’ in Macomb County
Luke the Spook? Yep. Sounds funny, but locals believe this haunted tale that takes place in Macomb County. CLICK IN for details and location!