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Shoeshines and Creative Obstructionism
Airdate: Thursday - March 2, 1961

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Original Airing

Show Description
The Shoeshine man - the key figure around which the underground network of local people revolve. He knows everyone, and what they're up to. Creative obstructionism as a way of life. Filling out the crossword puzzle in "Spicey Whoopie" magazine. The only crossword puzzle consisting entirely of four letter words. During the Prexy's commercial Shep tell listeners "Whisper "Excelsior" and receive a free Strawberry Shortcake"
The 1961 show had somewhat of the free-form nature of the late-night Shep I so much admire.Eugene Bergmann Shep mentions going to Prexy's after the show on Saturday afternoon. This gives a date of at least 3/1961 before the saturday afternoon shows ended.
Sponsor Time Notes
Village Voice
Winston Cigarettes
None Listed
None on record
Engineer and other Staff in Booth
Summary/Rating Credit
By: Jim Clavin
Date: -
Rating: Not Rated
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Airdate History ' - Original' date is earliest known broadcast)
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