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!
No More Tastee-Freez Ice Cream Stands Left in Michigan
Where did all the Tastee-Freez ice cream stands go? There's not one left in Michigan! CLICK IN for more info...
The Lumber Graveyard at the Bottom of Lake Michigan
It's both eerie and beautiful..... CLICK IN to see these astonishing underwater photos and video!
Cruisin’ Through Lansing, 51 Years Ago (1968)
Ready to go back in time? CLICK IN and cruise downtown Lansing one more time in the year 1968!
HISTORIC MICHIGAN: Our First Automobile Was Called “The Thing”
The first automobile in the U.S. was built in the tiny Michigan town of Memphis! CLICK IN for details and location!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Five Former Drive-in Movie Theaters
CLICK IN to see the locations of five former Michigan Drive-in theaters!
Thomas Edison Was Thrown off a Train in This Small Michigan Town
When Thomas Edison was a boy, he was working on a train. Thanks to a dangerous experiment, he was thrown off in this little Michigan town. CLICK IN to see this historic Michigan town and find out where to visit!
ROADSIDE MICHIGAN: ‘Little Mac’ Bridge, Manistee River
Here's Manistee River's "Little Mac" Bridge! It's another cool Michigan roadtrip attraction to check out this year. CLICK IN for location and photos!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: How Belle Isle Zoo Turned Into a ‘Ghost Town’
It's creepy, kooky, mysterious, and spooky. It's the old Belle Isle Zoo, currently looking like some kind of alien Ghost Town. CLICK IN for location and photos!
MICHIGAN TIME MACHINE: The Irish Hills Towers, 1940’s
The Towers celebrate their 95th anniversary this year! CLICK IN to see photos of what they looked like in the 1940's!
13 More Words That are Partial to Michigan
Some Michiganders don't think we have an accent. Then what would you call it? CLICK IN to see thirteen MORE words that many of us in Michigan use on a daily basis...