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December 8th in Shep History

1964 Article The Radio Talk Jockies

1965 Radio American Myths

1966 Radio Jean Shepherd

1967 Radio Jean Shepherd

1971 Radio Article in WSJ, 1937 Railroad Pulp Mag, Trivia

1972 Radio The Exploding Streetlight Mystery

1975 Radio Sailing Trip Part 1

1976 Radio Unusual Phonograph Records

1979 Live Shows Montgomery County Community College

Recent News
August 5, 2013
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 - 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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August 3, 2013

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

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

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

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"
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Listen to Shep Again
Replay Date: November 20, 2016
Protesters Bit
Airdate: November 13, 1963

Replay Date: November 13, 2016
The Detroit Tigers/Chicago White Sox Riot
Airdate: July 16, 1976

What's New
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Notes 11-25-2016

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

April 16, 1985
Mosquitoes and Moon Pies - Okefenokee Swamp
Notes 11-20-2016

April 30, 1985
Filthy Rich at Last
Notes 11-20-2016

May 7, 1985
Bourbon and Major Wilkes' Rocking Chair - the Old South
Notes 11-20-2016

May 21, 1985
Vacations - The Great American Tourist Trap
Notes 11-20-2016

May 28, 1985
Cha-Cha Lessons On C Deck at 9am - Cruise Ship
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