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October 28th in Shep History

1949 Radio Shep begins romote broadcasts

1963 Radio Blind Obedience

1969 Radio Halftime Shows

1974 Radio Mugging of Moog

1975 Radio Stark Realism, Tollgate Salesman

1976 Radio Private Games

2003 Facts "A Christmas Story" Book released

Recent News
September 7, 2016

New Features
Cross - Referencing
Two new sections have been added and affect most of the pages on the website. These are "Plots / Story Lines" and "General Topics." The 'Plots / Story Lines' section covers where the various items were used- movies, books, columns, radio, etc. and the 'General Topics' section covers things that Shep would often talk about on his radio shows such as Baseball, Poetry, Og and Charlie, etc. The purpose here is to cross reference the uses of the various subjects across all the mediums Shep used. This is a massive project that is going to take quite some time, but it will contine to grow and inform daily.
  Plots / Story Lines
January 20, 2016

Jean Shepherd's America
A copy of one of the 1971 (1st Season) episodes of Jean Shepherds America called "Trains" has surfaced and is posted on Youtube.
  Jean Shepherd's America
>>> Youtube Video <<<
December 25, 2015

7 things you never knew about 'A Christmas Story', including a Jersey connection
By Marisa Iati - NJ Advance Media for
Steven Glazer spoke about the untold stories behind Jean Shepherd's "A Christmas Story" at the Cranford Community Center.
  Read Steve's essay about the Leg Lamp
>>> Link to article <<<
December 23, 2015

The Leg Lamp
by Steve Glazer
Steve Glazer has written an essay about Shep's use of the Leg Lamp and how it was conceived from advertisements for the Nehi company.
  Steve's essay
December 20, 2015

Bahn Frei! - The Story of Shep's Theme
by Steve Glazer
Steve Glazer has done some extensive research on the history of Eduard Strausses "Bahn Frei" and how it came about that Shep used it for his opening and closing theme.
  Steve's article


Listen to Shep Again
Replay Date: July 30, 2016
Summer Festivals and the Whoopie Instinct
Airdate: July 28, 1965

What's New
  Post Date Description
Notes 10-25-2016

December 26, 1971
Notes 10-24-2016

January 1964
The Light Fantastic
Notes 10-17-2016

March 8, 1966
The Indominable Spirit of Man
Notes 10-2-2016

September 25, 1963
Army Taps, ASTP
Notes 10-2-2016

April 6, 1979
Live Shows
Camden County College
Notes 09-30-2016

March 16, 1982
Great American Fourth of July and Other Disasters
Notes 09-21-2016

Hurling Invectives
Notes 09-19-2016

June 2007
Jean Shepherd and His TV America
What's New