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1947 Personal - Family Shep marries Barbara Mattoon


1963 Radio Ball Lightning


1966 Radio You Get Letters


1969 Radio Model Airplane Flying


1972 Radio Bouts With High Voltage; Electrical Shocks and Power - Tornado At Steel Mill


1973 Radio Rev. Ernie


1976 Radio Gadgets / Alibi Cassettes


1977 Radio Tryst World

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December 6, 2011
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Mitchell's Drug Store
GARY'S WORLD: BB guns, silver trees and leg lamps, oh my
by Gary Nelson
After his wife nearly wrecks the car after seeing a leg lamp in Mitchell's Drug Store window, Gary writes about the lamp, the story, and some first hand experiences with the real Randy.
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October 28, 2011
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Ernie Kovacs and Shep
The Tonight Show
In 1956 Shep appeared on the Tonight Show with host Ernie Kovacs. Ernie did a horizontal split screen, Shep's upper face over Ernie's lower face. While Shep spoke, Ernie 'mouthed' the words. - "Time now for the secret message tonight boys and girls. So set your decoder pins at B-12." Is it possible this was part of a promotional tour for his first album "Into the Unknown with Jazz Music on which in the 9th track he does a bit about setting the decoder ring?
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September 5, 2011
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Staten Island Public Access TV
Pete Delaney strikes again!
Good News - After 19 years ( ! ) Staten Island Public Access TV finally switched from expensive professional video tapes to store-bought DVD-R's. Now I am able to do a variety of shows there similar to my live movie shows at the National Parks. My first effort is "JEAN SHEPHERD RADIO CLASSICS" an occasional series where I present some of my favorite WOR shows. First Up: "The Boarding House" from 1972. It will be on Monday September 5, 12 and 19 at 1PM on Ch. 34 (of course only available to Staten Islanders).
August 26, 2011
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Smalltacular
Billboad Magazine Review
Very little is known about "Smalltacular" which is the earliest known (thought to be 1957) theatre performance Shep did. This review was done April 7, 1958 which makes the 1957 date seem too early, as this review would have been done shortly after opening. (supposedly)
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April 8, 2011
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Shepherd's Pie Studios
The old WNJT Trenton Studio
Steve Smith sent a group of photos taken recently of the old abandoned studios which were used by WNJT back in the 70's where Shepherd's Pie was recorded.
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Airdate: February 18, 1965

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December 9, 1957
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Shepherd Broadcast Employs New Ideas
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Audition For Nedicks
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