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December 8th in Shep History

1964 Article The Radio Talk Jockies

1965 Radio American Myths

1966 Radio Jean Shepherd

1967 Radio Jean Shepherd

1971 Radio Article in WSJ, 1937 Railroad Pulp Mag, Trivia

1972 Radio The Exploding Streetlight Mystery

1975 Radio Sailing Trip Part 1

1976 Radio Unusual Phonograph Records

1979 Live Shows Montgomery County Community College

Recent News
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 <<<
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. . .


Listen to Shep Again
Replay Date: November 20, 2016
Protesters Bit
Airdate: November 13, 1963

Replay Date: November 13, 2016
The Detroit Tigers/Chicago White Sox Riot
Airdate: July 16, 1976

What's New
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Notes 11-25-2016

April 1985
"Jean Shepherd's America"
Notes 11-25-2016

May 12, 1985
Shepard Makes Impressive Series Return
Notes 11-25-2016

October 24, 1999
My good fortune to have known Jean Shepherd
Notes 11-20-2016

April 16, 1985
Mosquitoes and Moon Pies - Okefenokee Swamp
Notes 11-20-2016

April 30, 1985
Filthy Rich at Last
Notes 11-20-2016

May 7, 1985
Bourbon and Major Wilkes' Rocking Chair - the Old South
Notes 11-20-2016

May 21, 1985
Vacations - The Great American Tourist Trap
Notes 11-20-2016

May 28, 1985
Cha-Cha Lessons On C Deck at 9am - Cruise Ship
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