Main Site Banner
About Shep Database Shep Music Timeline ACS Excelsior Excelsior Wanted Flag

In A Christmas Mood; Pre Christmas Show
Airdate: Friday - December 22, 1972

WOR Show

First Line After Theme Ends
Hello, test, do mind if I sing the only verse I know of a Christmas carol. . .
Show Description
"Deck The Halls with Boston, Charlie" Short history of Christmas cards Ebenezer "Stooge" quiz Slob Art - Bank displays huge tin Christmas tree with the corporate emblem replacing the Star of Bethlehem Merry Christmas wishes to a "call in" listener representing the entire audience Give your friends "you" - ad for full dimensional sculptured facsimile of you "to take your place at long meetings or dull parties" Christmas greetings from Conway Tweedy (Shep's guinea pig) Wife opens 6' 2" talking sculptured facsimile of husband received as Christmas gift - "It's Alive" Prediction of ego centered Christmas gift giving by 1980 Phone calls from guinea pig owners and listening to their guinea pigs squeal
Shepherd talks with Leigh several times during the show and is in a happy mood throughout. Leigh imitates guinea pig.
Commercials (All times approximate)
Music (All times approximate)
Not Determined yet
Show Notes - Things Shep Referred to, Dating Related, or Just Plain Interesting
[max] sings Boston Charlie alot, salutes kid who calls in as representative listener receiving Holiday greetings, Leigh imitates a guinea pig(!), and catalog shows hottest gift idea - a life-size talking replica of you, sculpted for only $3k.
Engineer and Staff in Booth Summary/Rating Credit Instruments Played
By: Lowell Thelin
Rating: 3
Airdate History ' - Original' date is earliest known broadcast)
More Ways To Hear or Buy It

Mass Backwards

Shep Catalog
The Best Source for Quality Jean Shepherd Audio

Sorry, Not Available