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1957 Jazz Loew's Sheridan - Jazz Concert


1962 Radio Never Admit Anything


1965 Radio Boredom; Coke Bottle in the Office


1972 Radio Beethoven


1973 Radio Program Before 12/7/41 Bulletin


1976 Radio Selling Christmas Cards


1982 Movies First draft of shooting script for "A Christmas Story"


2010 Books Parody and Taste in Postwar American Television Culture

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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 . . .
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July 26, 2013
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Happy Birthday Shep!
Shep would be 92 years old today. It's been 36 years since his last WOR show on April 1, 1977 and 58 years since he first started on WOR. Don't that make you feel old!
July 8, 2013
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Old Books, Fresh Eyes
A new Blog
Lois Nettleton's niece inherited Lois' book collection and has decided to do something contructive with them. "For too long, the books sat neglected on my shelf. They deserve a closer look as a window into the artistic and cultural climate of 1950s, 60s and 70s. This blog is intended to give fresh eyes to these old books and learn something along the way."
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June 26, 2013
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Sheps Army - Bummers, Blisters, & Boondoggles
By Jean Shepherd - Edited by Eugene B. Bergmann
Thanks to the efforts of author Eugene B. Bergmann, who wrote the only book on Jean Shepherd, "Excelsior You Fathead, The Art and Enigma of Jean Shepherd", those verbal tales from the radio have been collected and painstakingly transcribed into book form as "Shep's Army - Bummers, Blisters, and Boondoggles"
  Continued. . .
May 3, 2013
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3 Tony Award Nominations
A Christmas Story - The Musical
Best Musical Best Original Score Best Book of a Musical
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Notes 11-25-2016

April 1985
Television
"Jean Shepherd's America"
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May 12, 1985
Article
Shepard Makes Impressive Series Return
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October 24, 1999
Article
My good fortune to have known Jean Shepherd
Notes 11-20-2016

April 16, 1985
Television
Mosquitoes and Moon Pies - Okefenokee Swamp
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April 30, 1985
Television
Filthy Rich at Last
Notes 11-20-2016

May 7, 1985
Television
Bourbon and Major Wilkes' Rocking Chair - the Old South
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May 21, 1985
Television
Vacations - The Great American Tourist Trap
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May 28, 1985
Television
Cha-Cha Lessons On C Deck at 9am - Cruise Ship
 
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