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November 20th in Shep History

1961 Radio Radio Jamming - Early Birds, Gothic Music

1962 Radio Christmas in the Army

1963 Radio Big Lie Techniques

1965 Radio Thanksgiving; Childhood Daze

1967 Radio Jean Shepherd

1969 Radio Sentimental Poetry

1972 Radio Without Them You Would Not Have Existed

1974 Radio Contemporary Conventions

1974 Radio Laying Wire

1975 Radio Army-Laying wire from Aircraft.

1977 Television Lucy the Elephant (Date Approx)

Recent News
July 30, 2014

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

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
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

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. . .
February 17, 2014

From 1959 - "Clean H-Bomb - Ghosts of Gothic NY Architecture"
Early Shep
Thanks to Dan Fine, a 24 minute excerpt from one of Shep's Saturday or Sunday night shows in approx July 1959 has surface for all to enjoy. As usual, Shep covers a bunch of topics in a short time.
  Continued. . .


Listen to Shep Again
Replay Date: October 04, 2014
From the Edge of Nowhere
Airdate: August 20, 1965

"Worst Night - June 30, 1975"
"Rock Collector - July 7, 1975"
Thanks to Gary from California for the dates.
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June 15, 1957
Concert at Lowes Sheridan Theatre
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June 6, 1974
The National Spelling Bee
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November 27, 1957
Live Shows
Carnegie Hall
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November 18, 1962
Live Shows
Syracuse University
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November 18, 1962
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February 14, 1972
Live Shows
Rider College
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October 15, 1981
Live Shows
Syracuse University
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November 23, 1983
'Christmas Story' is no gift
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