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September 18th in Shep History


1960 WOR Show A to Z in one Step; Sullivan Introduces Hemingway; Deceptionville - Old Cats, Young Chicks; Dictator Convention (Kruschev and Tito hit NYC); What Not to Name the Baby; Water Polo Mayhem; Statues and Effigies


1962 WOR Show Political Convention [15 min pre-empted]


1963 WOR Show Esquire Story


1964 WOR Show More From the Fair


1965 Limelight Show Headhunters of the Amazon


1969 WOR Show Salute to Bogota NJ; Australian Sharks


1970 WOR Show Fixing the Old Man's Car


1971 WOR Show Underground Fire


1975 Travel Trip to Ireland


1975 WOR Show Winners and Losers


2004 Facts Jean Shepherd Fest - Hammond Indiana

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September 4, 2014
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2 "new" shows from 1975-76
Thanks to Al Holt, we have possibly 2 new shows added to the database. "Worst Night" from June 30, 1975 and "Rock Collector" from July 7, 1975 "Worst Night" is an army foxhole tale and Shep follows it with a story about cramming for a Chemistry test. "Rock Collector" deals with a story of a rock collector who has accumulated 60,000 pounds of assorted rocks followed by a tale of a fictitious Montreal Expos game where they score 1119 runs in one inning! Thanks to Gary in California for the dating. See "New Finds" to the right under "Audio Archives"
July 30, 2014
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More Never Before Heard Shep Audio
Recorded for syndication and never broadcast
Mr FAT-W (Films Around The World) has released 12 new Jean Shepherd shows never before released. These are available as 12 single audio CDs @ $14.99 each.
  >>> Shepstore. . .
>>> Films Around the World website. . . <<<
July 26, 2014
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Happy Birthday Shep!
Shep would be 93 years old today. It's been 37 years since his last WOR show on April 1, 1977 and 59 years since he first started on WOR. Don't that make you feel old!
May 1, 2014
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Anyone have the whole set?
The "Ronald Colman Gravy Boat"
One too many!
So what's the story behind this item? In "My Summer Story" one of the plot lines was about the "Great Gravy Boat Riot" Due to a delivery 'snafu' only gravy boats were being delivered to the theater each week and after a while everyone had way too many gravy boats and the women rebelled, throwing them at Leopold Doppler up on stage . A scene reminiscent of Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" attack scene. Were there actually Ronald Coleman gravy boats or were they made specifically for the movie? At least one of these has survived through the years and has shown up in a very unlikely place. . .
  >>> Continued. . .
February 21, 2014
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Shep Receiving Doctorate of Humane Letters at Indiana University in 1995
courtesy: Professor James Lane - Indiana Univerity and Nick Mantis
Here's a photo of Shep receiving his Doctorate of Humane Letters at Indiana University on May 15, 1995.
  >>> Continued. . .

 

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"Worst Night - June 30, 1975"
"Rock Collector - July 7, 1975"
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Notes 08-25-2014

November 9, 1972 - Live Shows - Notre Dame
Notes 08-25-2014

November 10, 1972 - Article - Shephard Varies Topics in Library Speech
Notes 08-14-2014

September 29, 1962 - Article - J. Shepherd To Host New TV 10 Series
Notes 07-28-2014

November 27, 1971 - Booksigning - Booksigning - Wanda Hickey
Notes 05-1-2014

- Plots - Gravy Boat Riot
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