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1956 Article Shepherd in Soup Over Soap As WOR Fires Him All Over Again


1956 Radio Balantine Books Press Release


1961 Radio Hit On Head By 2 x 4


1964 Radio Vic and Sade, Fact and Fiction, Chicago World's Fair


1965 Radio Blue-Nose Ladies Vs. Youth Culture


1973 Radio How George The Greek Beat Bolus The Pin Ball Hustler


1976 Radio New Old Antiques
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November 22, 2013
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NPR plays Shep's eulogy to JFK
interview with Eugene B Bergmann
On November 25th many NPR stations will be playing Jean Shepherd's November 25th 1963 show on which he talks about Kennedy and politics in general. How they affect our lives. Gene talks about the effect that the assassination had on Shep Shep did not play his usual theme song at the start or finish of his show for the entire week out of respect and spent the week doing shows related to the subject.
 
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.
 
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.
 
September 23, 2013
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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.
 
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
 

 

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Notes 07-22-2017

January 16, 1965
Radio
Shep's Early Radio Obsession - Bittersweet Defeat
Notes 07-16-2017

January 11, 1973
Television
The John Bartholomew Tucker Show
Notes 07-16-2017

1976
Radio
Newsreel - Retired Numbers - American Traits
Notes 07-3-2017

September 14, 1971
Radio
Hobbies
Notes 07-1-2017

November 25, 1987
Radio
Alan Colmes Show
Notes 06-28-2017

September 2, 1956
Article
Phantom Author Has Dizzy Hoosier Label
Notes 06-28-2017

August 31, 1956
Article
Jean Shepherd Is Social Issue
Notes 06-9-2017

1957
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