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Dime Store Grab Bag

March 26, 1963
Replay Date:
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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Basement Intruder - 3 shots in the Basement
March 16, 1973
Replay Date:
July 12, 2014
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Shep tells us about man's primordial urge to dig caves to hide in, and relates that to the smells and sounds of the basement. Then he relates the unsettling yarn of defending his family with a shotgun after hearing noises coming up the stairs from the basement! From the Pete Delaney collection.


Randy and the Gar Fish
July 30, 1965
Replay Date:
June 22, 2014
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Shep is out fishing with his brother Randy and they encounter a GAR fish.


Inside Radio
June 21, 1966
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June 21, 2014
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Shep begins this show lighting up a cigar and singing "I'm forever blowing bubbles." He then tells three stories about practical jokes in radio.


Movie Dish Night, Red Garter Dixieland Band / Jersey Marty
May 23, 1964
Replay Date:
May 25, 2014
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Shep describes "Dish Night" at the movie theater. A theme later used in "My Summer Story" and "Phantom of the Open Hearth"


Memorial Day - Indy 500
May 31, 1965
Replay Date:
May 24, 2014
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Shep talks about the classic race on Memorial Day weekend and what it means to Mid-Westerners


More From the Fair
September 18, 1964
Replay Date:
April 27, 2014
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Shep tours and describes various exhibits at the 1964 NY World's Fair


World's Fair
September 15, 1964
Replay Date:
April 26, 2014
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Jean does the show live from the New York World's Fair.


Back to Witchcraft
April 5, 1965
Replay Date:
April 05, 2014
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Witchcraft as a viable alternative and why it will happen


Dayak Curse - Flick's Tongue
January 27, 1968
Replay Date:
March 13, 2014
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Shep opens show talking about the previous portion of the show on which he played a recording of a Dayak curse. For the rest of the show he goes about telling the story of being a kid and their involvement in kid mythology - and the original telling of the famous Flick's Tongue story.


The Great Indiana Blizzard
January 16, 1964
Replay Date:
January 26, 2014
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A show dedicated to the cold weather, Shep talks about a REAL blizzard he experienced as a kid.
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