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'Ollie Hopnoodle' rides fast track to laughs despite Jean Shepherd's indulgent shtick

It is tremendously difficult (and many times even dangerous) to In any way knock Jean Shepherd, the humorist-broadcaster-writer who has amassed more totally loyal fans than Kirk Cameron, or even Tony Danza. Shepherd, who used to conduct the all-time great radio talk show around these parts on WOR-AM, has gone on to make a super name for himself in the big screen movies ("A Christmas Story') and all over TV.


Copyright: 1989 Newark Star Ledger

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May 31,1989
Star Ledger - Article

Courtesy: William Welsch