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October 25th in Shep History

1961 Radio Fantasy

1962 Radio Explosion at the Mill

1963 Radio Self Expertise

1971 Radio Army Rifle Range

1973 Radio The Gristle Sandwich Racket

1974 Radio More Junk Mail

1976 Radio First Car

1978 Article He knows wry

1999 Article Shepherd was an altogether different person on stage and off

1999 Article In Jean We Trusted

2011 Article Chicago actor steps into Shepherd's shoes, past in 'Christmas Story' musical

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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Notes 10-25-2014

March 30, 1973
Live Shows
Villanova University
Notes 10-25-2014

March 27, 1974
Live Shows
Lehigh University
Notes 10-25-2014

February 7, 1984
Live Shows
WCNY Studio Club
Notes 10-23-2014

April 22, 1966
Live Shows
Fairleigh Dickenson
Notes 10-23-2014

February 11, 1967
Live Shows
Fairleigh Dickinson
Notes 10-23-2014

March 18, 1969
Live Shows
Fairleigh Dickenson
Notes 10-20-2014

December 6, 1951
Live Shows
Swarthmore College
Notes 10-20-2014

May 29, 1960
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