John Robinson was raised in Stockbridge and began his media career at age 15 playing bass guitar and singing in a local rock band. From there he went into radio after receiving his license in 1974, along with being a TV host, author (ten books published to date), columnist, actor, producer, and emcee. He's been honored as Contributor of the Year by Townsquare Media and has also received a President's Club Award. His passions are all kinds of pop culture and Michigan history.
‘Shadows From the Walls of Death’ is a Book that Actually Killed Some People Who Read It
A book published in Michigan in 1874 actually killed people who read it. Here's how.
Take a Ride Around An Abandoned Bicycle Racetrack, the Dorais Velodrome, in Detroit
One of the most unusual abandoned sites in Michigan is not a house, store, factory, asylum, cemetery, restaurant, or mine: it's a bicycle track.
See the Ruins of an Abandoned Cement Factory North of Battle Creek, Michigan
One of the more fascinating abandoned places in Michigan is Burt Portland Cement Company in Bellevue, north of Battle Creek.
‘Blair Witch’-type House Discovered in Woods Near Manistee, Michigan
This house deep in the Northern Michigan woods looks like something straight out of "The Blair Witch Project" movie.