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!
Eschol, a Michigan Ghost Town That Only Lasted from 1833-1840
The town died off in 1840 but you might be able to find remains. Click in for location!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: The Remains of Hagensville
The remains of the once-busy town of Hagensville has one deserted old general store still standing. Visit this historic Michigan town while it still exists...click in for details!
UNSOLVED MICHIGAN CRIME: The Murder of Lydia Thompson, 1945
Lydia Thompson was found decapitated near Pontiac and the crime was never solved. Click in for the story...
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Lincoln Brick Factory Ruins, Grand Ledge
Visit these 100-year-old ruins in Grand Ledge! Click in for details and photos...
The BEST Michigan Location to Search for Morel Mushrooms (+ Tips)
Click in for tips for hunting Michigan Morel Mushrooms!
Shooting Off Fireworks? You Could Be Thrown In Jail
What's legal and illegal when it comes to shooting off personal fireworks? Click in and read!
Is Your Dog Scared of July 4th Fireworks? Here’s How You Can Help
If you have dogs that are very afraid of 4th of July fireworks & firecrackers, click in & see how to help calm them down...
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: Don’t Let Kids Play After Dark at Sacred Heart
Why shouldn't you let your kids play here after dark? Click in to read what the legend says happened to two boys who DID.....
TWO MICHIGAN TOWNS: Corinne (Ghost) & Gould City (Semi-Ghost)
One's a ghost town, the other is a semi-ghost town. Both wait for you to visit. GREAT photo ops. Click in for locations!
HISTORIC MICHIGAN: Old Mission and the Ghost Town of Mapleton
The Old Mission Peninsula up near Traverse City is a perfect roadtrip location: Ghost towns, wineries, old schoolhouses, haunted stuff and lots more. Click in!