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1955 Radio Start of 11:15pm to 11:30pm weekday shows.


1962 Radio Old Grad Speaker


1965 Radio Jean Shepherd


1966 Live Shows The Great Society


1967 Radio Jean Shepherd


1972 Radio Traffic of the Future


1973 Radio More Folk Talents


1976 Radio Flying Bikes, Bicycle Wings


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2009 Books Brothers: 26 Stories of Love and Rivalry
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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 04-8-2018

August 31, 1960
Television
Guest on "I've Got A Secret" - Head Thumping"
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June 21, 1961
Television
"I've Got A Secret"
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August 20, 1962
Article
TV Director Recalls Long Music Career
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January 10, 1966
Live Shows
Colorado College
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December 9, 1965
Article
Northwestern Prof to Lecture on Humor at CC
Notes 04-4-2018

April 8, 1976
Live Shows
Corning Community College
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April 5, 1976
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Jean Shepherd schedules CCC appearance
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June 13, 1975
Live Shows
Denville Friends of the Library
 
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