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August 30th in Shep History


1959 Article Television Didn't Hurt, But Boosted Art of Conversation


1962 Radio Carrot Catchers


1963 Radio Barry Farber Show


1963 Radio Chicago Outdoor Market


1966 Radio The Inchoate Cry; Signal Corps Training - Tying Knots


1973 Radio Commercials - Time Capsules Of The 20th Century, Drive To Sell


1974 Television "The Talkers"


1976 Radio The Great Test Taker


2007 Books Remembered Childhoods

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October 29, 2013
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Scott Schwartz (Flick) poses next to the statue
Hammond statue to immortalize 'A Christmas Story' prank
By Andy Grimm Tribune reporter
Visitors to the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond will get a special treat now after the unveiling of a statue of Flick in the famous "Triple Dog Dare" scene from A Christmas Story. The statue was cleverly placed right up against the existing flagpole in front of the center to complete the scene.
>>> Chicago Tribune website. . . <<<
October 1, 2013
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Marching Band Pileup Nearly Takes Out High School's Entire Tuba Section
Where's Wilbur Duckworth when you need him?
Like a scene right out of "Great American Fourth of July" (upper left in photo) the Lake Travis High School Marching Band find themselves in a choreography snaffu. As the band goes into a reverse march, the leading (trailing?) sousaphone player trips and begins a 'domino effect' as the others back into and trip on each other.
>>> Youtube video. . . <<<
September 23, 2013
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Photo Credit: Elena Dijour / Shutterstock.com
How Corporations Co-opted the "Flash Mob"
AlterNet / By Paul Krassner
Paul Krassner who was one of many people inspired by Shep has penned an article about modern day flash mobs being used by corporations for marketing purposes. Beginning with the seventh paragraph he makes the "Shepherd" coinnection.
>>> Article. . . <<<
August 5, 2013
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Gene on CBS
"Shep's Army" - on the march!
The Interviews (UPDATE 3)
Gene Bergmann kicked off his promotions for "Shep's Army" by appearing on CBS New York Sunday Morning July 21st at 8:40am. Next on the schedule: August 10 - Joe Franklin Show on Bloomberg Radio (taped phone interview) August 11 - 7pm to 9pm - Golden Age of Radio with Max Schmid - WBAI NY Live on phone August 16, 11:00pm - YesterdayUSA with John and Larry Gassman - www.yesterdayUSA.com August 24 - NPR Weekend edition with Scott Simon, Saturday (taped interview) September 1 - 8pm - 21st Century Radio with Dr Bob Hieronimus - WCBM 680 Baltimore September 16 - BOB EDWARDS SHOW - SIRIUS XM SATELLITE RADIO
>>> Article. . . <<<
August 3, 2013
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Early life in Trenton left mark on pioneering composer George Antheil
By Ross Amico/For The Times of Trenton
Radio personality Jean Shepherd (now of "A Christmas Story" fame) adored him, and played his music on his radio broadcasts, even providing an on-air eulogy following Antheil's death. Yet his music has failed to gain traction. Read the whole article . . .
>>> Article. . . <<<

 

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