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A MINUTE OF SILENCE: Jean Shepherd Creates

"There is a whole crowd of people who never see the first ten minutes of anything" observed Jean Shepherd as he explained to the backstage gang his reasons for beginning his show ten minutes late. At about five minutes after eight, the audience began to grow restless with anticipation, and at Shep's specified time, Dennis Lynch, chairman of the CLUB lecture series who sponsored his appearance, approached the lecturn and sadly announced that "Mr. Shepherd flatly refused to appear when he discovered that Montclair State was in New Jersey."...

Copyright: 1968 Montclarion