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NAB Convention: Biting the Hand

March 23, 1965
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May 16, 2015
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Broadcasting and the National Association of Broadcasters are the main topics of interesting discussion about a medium Shep is well versed in.
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Spitting, Stamps, Books, and Pulp Magazines about Railroads
April 4, 1973
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April 04, 2015
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Test of echo chamber (full and partial) - "Assume that I'm in a vast primal wilderness" Distinction between conventional and special talents (including spitting accuracy) Proposal for Ishmael, Holden Caufield and Ludlow Kissel to be depicted on American postage stamps. Proposal for federal grants and subsidies to publishers for books not published - Senator Bullard speaking in Congress with echo effects. Readings from September 1937 Railroad Magazine with background sounds of a West Virginia freight train - advertisements, a poem, and jokes. Imitations of a tobacco auctioneer and "Call for Phillip Morris" Trivia quiz on advertisements - Marlboro man ("What was his tattoo?")


Midwestern Drugstores and Drive-Ins
February 18, 1965
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February 28, 2015
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Comments on the farting contest Protest songs of the current generation Book review of a 'Season in Hell' Chicago candy trivia surrounding Mandies Candies Dements Turtles craze started in Chicago Cafeteria craze in the east Large Drugstores in the Midwest vs. the east The Drugstore nation drink was Lemon Coke Drive-in eatery protocol


A Valentines Day Perspective
February 14, 1973
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February 14, 2015
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Shep explores the meaning o Valentines Day - Who is Valentine?


All Slob Request Night
January 4, 1977
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January 04, 2015
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Shep discusses the many traits of the slob and ihs taste in music


New Year's Eve at the Burlycue
December 30, 1964
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January 03, 2015
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New Years hang-ups, are we celebrating the death of a year, or the coming of the next


The Majestic Goose
December 28, 1972
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December 13, 2014
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This is the only time of the year you can get a goose in a restaurant. Shep tells the story of being attacked by a goose as a kid.


From the Edge of Nowhere
August 20, 1965
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October 04, 2014
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Chicago - How To Kill A Saturday Night - Follow The Drunk
September 17, 1974
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September 13, 2014
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Shep and his cousin Buddy spend the night following drunks


How to Make Money on Commercial Radio
August 22, 1964
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August 09, 2014
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Shep tells us another tale of his career as a commercial spokesman on the radio selling The Little Roy Acuff Jukebox


Dime Store Grab Bag
March 26, 1963
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July 26, 2014
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Shep discusses the people and atmosphere of the old dime stores such as Woolworth's.
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