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May 27th in Shep History

1959 Article 4th Annual Obies

1963 Radio Mondo Cane

1964 Radio Shep's First Martini, Avoiding Responsibility

1966 Radio Tornados and Ball Lightning

1970 Radio Stranded at Sea - Buying a PT Boat

1974 Short Stories and Columns by Shep Only Souvenirs and Memories Remain for The Horde at Indy

1975 Radio The Hudson Automobile

1976 Radio Set Your Head

1983 Radio NPR - All Things Considered - Shepherd's Favorite Old Radio Shows (2:45)

1992 Article Shepherd's flock

2001 Tribute Max Schmid's 5 hour tribute to Shep on WBAI 99.5FM New York - Spring Pledge Drive

Recent News
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 <<<
August 9, 2015

The Story of Schwartz
Updated information
Thanks to extensive research on the part of Steve Glazer, we now know that Schwartz was not 'shot down over Italy' as Shep wrote in his book "InGod We Trust. . . "
  Read what really happened here. . .
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 <<<


Listen to Shep Again
Replay Date: May 07, 2016
Old Time Radio, Comics, More
Airdate: April 23, 1966

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Notes 05-23-2016

April 14, 1981
Live Shows
Delaware Art Museum
Notes 05-23-2016

Mr. Richardson
Notes 05-23-2016

November 2, 2015
St. Marks Is Dead: The Many Lives of America's Hippest Street
Notes 05-23-2016

May 30, 1973
A Funny Man's Unfunny Thoughts on Cars
Notes 05-11-2016

Jean Shepherd and Other Foibles
Notes 05-11-2016

WJOB - 1230 AM
Notes 05-4-2016

April 4, 1953
First show on WLW Cincinnati
Notes 05-4-2016

March 23, 1953
"Rear Bumper"
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