In 1994 the 1st 'sequel' to "A Christmas Story" came out and in Jean Shepherd's own words it was a 'turkey'. It was directed by Bob Clark, written by Shepherd, Clark, and Leigh Brown (same as ACS) using his stories that he told for so many years and most importantly, it was narrated by Jean Shepherd whose golden voice provided much of the magic in all his movies. But as Shepherd admitted later the casting was terrible.
Fast forward to early 2012 when it was announced there would be a sequel. Very little was known about it and it wasn't until the trailer hit that we had any inkling as to what it was about. Now we know...
Pete Delaney's newest episode of "Jean Shepherd Radio Classics" will be aired on the dates below. If you are looking for it in the SICTV listings they have it as: "Music Radio: Jean Shepahard 2"
The featured show is "The Bolus' Wedding" from March 13, 1968
The Depot - Cold Springs, New York - Saturday - October 27, 2012 - 1:00pm
Join the fun and talk some 'Shep'
Inspired in 2002 by a group of Shep fans who wanted to get together and meet each other face to face after years of email exchanges, the "Shepfest" was born. The tradition continues for the 12th time. This year where it all began in 2002 - Cold Springs, NY