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July 3, 2017
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Happy Fourth You Fatheads
By John Whalen
John writes in his blog: This year I will do you all a favor and forego trying to ape Shepherd and simply let you hear the master tell the tale in his own words, in his own inimitable style. It's a classic.
 
March 30, 2017
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Shep at Drew University
According to Mark Adams who was there - "As I recall, the show started late afternoon and the bar was closed... just set up as a coffeehouse. I think that the crowd averaged 150-175 students and faculty with students coming and going to study. It felt very similar to the Limelight show that my parents took me to see in the mid 60s. My favorite part of the show is the Q&A session at the end. The obnoxiously loud whistling was my own. ;-)"
 
March 9, 2017
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Leg Lamp For Sale
On Season 6 Episode 11 of AMC's Comic Book Men, a leglamp and crate is brought into the shop and sold for $650.
 
December 2016
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The Man Behind the LEG LAMP
Jean Shepherd's Innovation Reflected His Crazy, Conflicted Genius
The December 2016 issue of Inventor's Digest contains a story about the famous Leg Lamp, it's inspiration and creation by Reid Creager.
 
December 7, 2016
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The Making of A Christmas Story
by Sam Kashner
The Holiday Issue of Vanity Fair features a story about the making of A Christmas Story
 

 

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Replay Date: July 23, 2017
Limelight - The Great Ice Cream Riot
Airdate: July 23, 1965

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Photo November 28, 1968
Turkeys and Thanksgiving
Opening with a turkey joke Shep then recites "When Father Carves the Duck" He tells about the time when he was caught between two flocks of turkeys on his way to a date and the mess that followed. Shep sidesteps after the commercials to tell about his embarrassing moment on the Skitch Henderson Show. Conclusion of the first turkey story, Shep arrives to pick up his date, Patty, at the drugstore where she worked. The second turkey story is about the time when was living in Cincinnati, he was flown to Tennessee by a co-worker at the radio station to hunt wild turkeys.
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Notes 09-11-2017

January 7, 1974
Radio
Recreating An Old Time Radio Show, Classic WOR Clip
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Orville Reddenbacher Gourmet Popcorn
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Cunard
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Hollywood Bread
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Cheshire Academy
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October 27, 1973
Live Shows
Fordham University
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Lifesavers
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N.Y. Nets
 
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