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February 27th in Shep History

1957 Travel Event Postcard to Lois Nettleton from Zurich

1959 Article 500 Flock to Ballroom For Shepherd's Speech

1961 Radio One of Them Beats

1963 Radio Army Shoes, Uncle Alby

1964 Radio Cemetary Scouting

1967 Radio Jean Shepherd

1973 Radio Misprints, Detectives; Forgotten Authors Of Pop Culture Heroes

1976 Radio Illiterate Students

Recent News
December 23, 2015

The Leg Lamp
by Steve Glazer
Steve Glazer has written an essay about Shep's use of the Leg Lamp and how it was conceived from advertisements for the Nehi company.
  Steve's essay
December 20, 2015

Bahn Frei! - The Story of Shep's Theme
by Steve Glazer
Steve Glazer has done some extensive research on the history of Eduard Strausses "Bahn Frei" and how it came about that Shep used it for his opening and closing theme.
  Steve's article
November 20, 2015

Jean Shepherd's "A Christmas Story"
The Truth Behind The Classic Movie
An Illustrated Lecture by Steven Glazer who explains many of the stories behind the Story.
  Time and Location. . .
October 18, 2015

Shep Childhood Home Home Historic Presercation Announcement
2907 Cleveland Street
On October 16, 2015 on the anniversary of Shep's passing, Nick Mantis announced his nomination of the house at 2907 Cleveland Street for historical preservation citing that there are no monuments or statues that commemorate one of America's greatest storytellers. Nick is the filmmaker of the upcoming documentary "Shep".
  2907 Cleveland Street
>>> Youtube Video <<<
September 8, 2015

1971 KRAB Interview
On October 23, 1971, as part of promoting his book Wanda Hickey . . . , Jean Shepherd and Leigh Brown were Interviewed by Greg Palmer, Lorenzo W Milam and Helen Norton - KRAB radio in Seattle Washington. The interview lasted about 2 hours and can be heard at the link below.
>>> Link to KRAB webpage and interview <<<


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Replay Date: February 04, 2017
Hung Up, Ham Radio
Airdate: March 7, 1963

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Notes 02-22-2017

August 1966
PS Magazine:
Triviata Golbus
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February 19, 1973
Revolving Door Disasters, Modern Literature
Notes 02-22-2017

May 1976
Popular Mechanics:
The Two Faces of Indy
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October 11, 1960
Live Shows
Watchung Regional High School
Notes 02-22-2017

December 15, 2009
The Booklover's Guide to the Midwest: A Literary Tour
Notes 02-21-2017

Car and Driver Magazine:
Who needs bumper stickers when we have license plates?
Notes 02-21-2017

May 1976
Car and Driver Magazine:
Detroit meets the Dreaded Potato Beetle.
Notes 02-21-2017

July 1976
Car and Driver Magazine:
Detroit goes Hollywood.
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