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 Richard Dreyfuss. 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 NEW rock trivia book, “Johnny’s Vintage Rock 'n' Roll Q&A" is NOW AVAILABLE. His first, "Johnny's Jukebox Trivia” is still available as well. Make sure you check out his "Haunted Michigan" page found on this site!
Michigan or Wisconsin: Which is the TRUE “Mitten” State?
Wisconsin has vaguely attempted to call itself the "real" Mitten State for a number of years. I don't think so, Scooter. CLICK IN for some ideas of what they SHOULD call themselves...
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Columbia Corners, Tuscola County
This Michigan community began in the mid-1800's but failed to grow. CLICK IN to see where you can visit!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: Salem, in Washtenaw County
No witches or warlocks in THIS Salem...but there are plenty of old original structures still standing. CLICK IN to see where you can see this secretive Michigan village!
You’re Not A TRUE Michigander Until You Consume All 21 of These
If you have consumed ALL twenty of these items, you can consider yourself a TRUE Michigander. If not, ya better get busy. CLICK IN to see the list!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Schultz, in Barry County
No businesses left in this little obscure Michigan town, but there are a few cool old buildings to check out. CLICK IN for details, photos and location!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: World’s Largest Hiawatha Statue
Is it still Michigan's - and the World's - Largest & Tallest statue of the mighty Hiawatha? Click in and see where to visit!
MICHIGAN GHOST TOWN: Pleasant Valley in Antrim County
Not much is known about this odd little area between Charlevoix and Traverse City. Click in for photos and details...
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Whitney Restaurant, Detroit
The garish, lavish Whitney Restaurant in Detroit has it's share of paranormal activity...click in and read details!
HISTORIC MICHIGAN: Henry Ford’s Man-Made U.P. Town
Henry Ford's "town" of Alberta never actually became a REAL town; click in to read details and where to visit!
FORGOTTEN MICHIGAN TOWN: Copemish
The village of Copemish was made famous by...pickles. But no more. Click for details and photos of this forgotten Michigan community.
FORGOTTEN MICHIGAN: The Lost Community of Coe
How busy did this Michigan 'town' used to be? What happened to it? Click in to read and see photos...
Michigan’s Own ‘Grand Canyon’
Michigan has it's own Grand Canyon? Sure, but not as big as that OTHER one. CLICK IN to see where it is!