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!
RESTAURANT WE MISS: Jackson’s Wimpy Burger
Once upon a time, Jackson had a total of three Wimpy Burger locations, the most famous being an old train car...now they're all gone. CLICK IN for details on this defunct Jackson favorite!
Only Two Dog ‘n Suds Drive-in Restaurants Left in Michigan
Remember Dog n Suds drive-ins? There are only two left in Michigan! If you love coneys and creamy root beer, visit one of these two locations this summer. CLICK IN for locations!
ABANDONED MICHIGAN: Pebble Brook Fun Park, Traverse City
CLICK IN to see photos of this abandoned fun park in Traverse City!
2019 Marks the Detroit Lions’ 90th Anniversary
It's been 90 Years since the genesis of the Detroit Lions. CLICK IN for a brief history of the team and find out the reason for the team name!
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!
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...
HAUNTED MICHIGAN: The Physical Plant, MSU
Killings in the basement and the sounds of weeping children... CLICK IN to read about this particular MSU haunting!
The Underwater ‘Ghost Village’ of Clark Lake
Many vacationers, swimmers & boaters who visit Clark Lake every summer don't know about this underwater graveyard, just a few feet away from the beach. CLICK IN to see underwater photos and location!
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...
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!