Claims he "can dance Ryan Davis into the fucking ground" any time. Despite that claim, John was forced to eat his words in a Dance Central interview / dance off. (When describing his relationship with Ryan Davis) "We're like the peanut butter and chocolate of journalism and PR.
- Thought he could beat Ryan Davis at Dance Central. He was wrong.
- Fell asleep on the couch during the Big Live Live Show: Live!. Will Smith accidentally woke him up.
- Fell asleep again in the Big Live Live Show: Live 3.
- Is a member of the band The Main Drag, which has Rock Band DLC available via Rock Band Network.
- Engaged to fellow game journalist Andrea Rene in October 2015.
- Was once one of the few people on the Giant Bomb wiki to be credited with a negative number of games.
- Has played a fair amount of Game Dev Story on the toilet.
- The "T" stands for "Thomas".
- According to statements made by John Drake and Eric Pope on The Big Live Live Show: Live 3, John Drake has an iPad mounted in his shower so he can watch Quick Looks while he showers.
- Saw someone die on a plane.