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!
The 18th Annual Lansing Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot
Click in for details on this year's annual Turkey Trot 5K in downtown Lansing!
MICH. SMALL TOWN: Visit North Adams; You May Never Want to Leave
Many old stores, buildings and cool old houses await you in North Adams! This is one small town that did it right. CLICK IN for photos and location!
MICHIGAN SMALL TOWN: Ransom, Secluded from View in Hillsdale Co.
The hidden (and somewhat ghostly) village of Ransom still has some old empty buildings still standing. The amount of businesses it once had may surprise you. CLICK IN for info, photos and location!
MICHIGAN SEMI-GHOST TOWN: Palms, in Sanilac County
Some old structures still stand in this town that has remained a semi-ghost town for over 100 years. CLICK IN for photos, info, and location!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Abandoned Homes and Murder in Isadore
This little roadtrip takes you thru the Michigan ghost town of Isadore, northwest of Traverse City. CLICK IN for abandoned building photos, location and its tale of murder!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Sugarloaf Ski Lodge
Closed since 2000, this was once one of THE hottest vacation spots back in the 1970's. CLICK IN to go inside and see its remains!
HISTORIC MICHIGAN VILLAGE: Ceresco, in Calhoun County
Named after the Goddess of Harvest, the harvest soon faded for this village. Still a pleasant place, but now it's mostly homes. CLICK IN for photos and location!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Woods, in Isabella County
An old store sits alone, overgrown with weeds on the former downtown intersection of this former village. CLICK IN for location and pictures!
MICHIGAN CRIME: Violence at the Halfway House, 1976
Two 19-year-olds went on an insane murder spree in 1976. Click in for details and photos of locations...
Dansville’s Octagon House: Haunted or Not?
What's the tale behind the 1863 Octagon House in Dansville? CLICK IN for some info and photos!