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July 29th in Shep History

1957 Jazz Jazz Under The Stars

1958 Article HUBCAPS

1960 Radio Tropical Storm and Alligators in the Sewer

1961 Television Southern Baptist Hour

1961 Article Jean Shepherd Sounds Off; He's a Summer Actor Now

1961 Television Look Up and Live

1962 Radio Beautiful People and Time

1963 Radio Gertz and the 47 Crappies

1965 Radio Randy and the Gar Fish

1973 Radio Italian Scam

1975 Radio Soldering Iron

1976 Radio Skippy - Polish Wedding

Recent News
July 8, 2015
Tom with his autographed Red Ryder
Region broadcaster, TV personality Tom Higgins dies at 82
Interviewed Shep May 15, 1995
Tom Higgins, a longtime Northwest Indiana broadcaster and newsman known for his wry sense of humor and quick wit, died Tuesday at age 82 after a three-year battle with cancer. Tom was working for WYIN Channel 56 - Gary Indiana when he interviewed Shep and presented him with a Toledo Mudhens baseball cap. Shep was in town to receive an award at Indiana University.
  The Tom Higgens Interview
>>> NWI Times Article <<<
July 4, 2015

The Return of Ludlow Kissel
by John M Whalen
It's that time of year again. Every Fourth of July I bring back this blog I wrote back in 2012, which extols the virtues of Mr. Jean Shepherd and his famous story of Ludlow Kissell and the Dago Bomb that struck back.
>>> Read John's full story <<<
February 5 2015

Admiral of the Orange Seas
Shep used to sing a Nedicks jingle from time to time and there was an actual contest held by WOR (Shep) and Nedicks. The winner was Barry Buhler - the "Bayside Baron" and was presented his award at the Nidicks near Times Square.
  More on Nedicks
January 16, 2015

Wanda Hickey booksigning
Morristown NJ
Dave Somers sent in copies of his autographed copy of Wanda Hickey and the article from the local paper. Shep dedicated the signing to his mom, Pat, for her birthday.
  More on the booksigning. . .
December 18, 2014

A Christmas Story
Cinefix - 8 Bit Cinema
Cinefix answers the question: What if 'A Christmas Story' was an 8-bit video game?
>>> Watch it here . . . <<<


Listen to Shep Again
Replay Date: July 18, 2015
Moving Pianos
Airdate: July 15, 1965

"Worst Night - June 30, 1975"
"Rock Collector - July 7, 1975"
Thanks to Gary from California for the dates.
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September 1, 2003
Sussex County (NJ)
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December 1, 2012
Growing Up Jacksonville:
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August 1, 1982
Hoosier Folk Legends
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September, 1989
The Making of the President, 1789:
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How Reading Changed My Life
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December 1, 2000
Macho Camacho's Beat
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March 25, 2003
Notes of a Baseball Dreamer: A Memoir
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June 30, 2004
Uptown Conversation:
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