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: The Non-Town of ‘Jam’
Since when is one old 1800's store considered to be a whole town? It does in the "non-town" of Jam, in Midland County. Click in and see where to visit!
140 Things Only People in Jackson Would Know
Jackson residents hold their memories close...for good reason. There was a lotta cool stuff happenin' there. Click in to see a list of 140 things only Jacksonians should remember!
LANSING HISTORY: Bowling – Past & Present
Bowling is historic? It is in Lansing! Click in for details & info!
Celebrities Who Passed in February 2018
Click in to see a short list of those we lost in February 2018...
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: The Lonely Remains of Boblo Island
Click in to see the abandoned, deserted remains of Boblo Island Amusement Park...also see what it looked like when it was a summer hot spot!
40 Things Only People From Stockbridge Would Know
Every small town has their own personal, private things that mean something...but leaves others scratching their heads. Click in to see a list of 40 things that only Stockbridge people would understand!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: The Towns of Johannesburg & Vienna Corners
These two isolated old Michigan lumber towns make a good inclusion to any Michigan roadtrip.....click in for locations!
20 Things That Only Michiganders Understand
Are you a TRUE Michigander? Click in to read these 20 things WE understand --- that tend to confuse & awe ANYONE from out-of-state!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Sparr, in Otsego County
The ghost town of Sparr has the most old-fashioned "mall" you've ever seen. Click in to see where to visit!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: Seven Bridges Preserve, Kalkaska County
This little hidden preserve is a very cool place to stop on your next Michigan roadtrip; click in for location and pictures!