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1962 Radio Darling, Let's Make a Movie


1963 Radio Casey at the Bat


1965 Radio The Star and Garter. Pursuit of Sin / Cave Diggers, Drive in Date, Company K Eggs


1971 Radio Stealing


1972 Radio Burning Glasses, Kiteman, Opening Game of Baseball in Ohio


1972 Radio Bad Mistakes
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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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Limelight - The Great Ice Cream Riot
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Notes 04-19-2018

November 26, 1971
Radio
Wet Cement
Notes 04-8-2018

August 31, 1960
Television
Guest on "I've Got A Secret" - Head Thumping"
Notes 04-8-2018

June 21, 1961
Television
"I've Got A Secret"
Notes 04-5-2018

August 20, 1962
Article
TV Director Recalls Long Music Career
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January 10, 1966
Live Shows
Colorado College
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December 9, 1965
Article
Northwestern Prof to Lecture on Humor at CC
Notes 04-4-2018

April 8, 1976
Live Shows
Corning Community College
Notes 04-4-2018

April 5, 1976
Article
Jean Shepherd schedules CCC appearance
 
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