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May 23rd in Shep History

1964 Radio Movie Dish Night, Red Garter Dixieland Band / Jersey Marty

1969 Radio Banana Oil

1970 Radio Animals of Africa

1972 Radio Trains, Possessions of Shep's Childhood

1973 Radio Carbide Cannons

1975 Radio 53 Year Old Corpse

Recent News
February 20, 2013
Matthew Callan
The Man Behind The Brilliant Media Hoax Of "I, Libertine"
By: Matthew Callan
Matthew Callan wrote an interesting article on The Awl concerming Sheps early WOR radio career and the story behind "I, Libertine" "In the 1950s, a DJ named Jean Shepherd hosted a late-night radio show on New York's WOR that was unlike any before or since. On these broadcasts, he delivered dense, cerebral monologues, sprinkled with pop-culture tidbits and vivid stretches of expert storytelling. . .
>>> Article. . . <<<
February 5, 2013

The Winter of Our Discontent
by John M. Whalen
John sums up an interesting story about the recent find of King Richard III remains with a classic Shep quote.
>>> Article. . . <<<
February 4, 2013
courtesy Don Knowlton
New Shep Blog
Jean Shepherd Quest
Jean Shepherd Author and Historian Eugene B. Bergmann has begun a blog in his 'quest for Shep'. Watch for new entries as he is inspired to open our eyes to more conversation about Shep.
>>> Shepquest website. . . <<<
February 1, 2013

Ed Koch remembered
Former Mayor Ed Koch passed away at 2A.M. There are two commercials for the re-election of Ed Koch for Congressman. On the October 28 and 29, 1974 Jean Shepherd shows.
January 10, 2013

Playbill Drawings: A Christmas Story
by : Ken Fallin - Illustrator
Illustrator Ken Fallin specializes in charicature style and does a lot of wotk for the Wall Street Journal and He explains in his blog about doing his latest one based on the successful musical adaptation od A Christmas Story, which just finished an 8 week run on Broadway.
>>> Article. . . <<<


Listen to Shep Again
Replay Date: May 16, 2015
NAB Convention: Biting the Hand
Airdate: March 23, 1965

"Worst Night - June 30, 1975"
"Rock Collector - July 7, 1975"
Thanks to Gary from California for the dates.
What's New
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Notes 05-22-2015

August 29, 1975
TaIking About Life Is Shepherd's Forte
Notes 05-22-2015

August 14, 1956
Night People
Notes 05-21-2015

December 19, 2012
A Christmas Story
Notes 05-20-2015

October 26, 1999
Feeling the loss Of Jean Shepherd
Notes 05-19-2015

August 27, 1963
The Pierre Berton Hour
Notes 05-19-2015

October 29, 1969
Dennis Wholey Show
Notes 05-19-2015

April 11, 1971
"Jean Shepherd's America"
Notes 05-16-2015

May 1962
Today Show
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