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1968 Article Jean Shepherd College Speaker


1972 Live Shows University of Delaware


1972 Radio Nature
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February 10, 2024
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Was this a triple dog dare. . .
It Was 'Cold Tongue' in Bay State
Was Flick's Tongue story inspired by this article?
In the January 27, 1965 article Paul Daly Jr. lived a real life experience that was just like the famous Flick's tongue frozen to the flagpole scene in "A Christmas Story. Did Shep read this article and used the idea for the movie plot? The firemen had to come while Paul was gestering wildly. Sound familiar? By coincidence Shep told his first version of Flick's Tongue on January 27, 1968 exactly 3 years to the day after the article appeared.
 
December 14, 2023
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A Christmas Story Cast 40th Aviversary
Comic Con - Pittsburg
The core cast of ACS appeared at Comic Con in Pittsburg recently and signed autographes, posed for pictures and had a Q & A with the audience. J&B in the Hills (Front row center) were there to record it
 
November 21, 2023
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A Christmas Story Once in a Lifetime Reunion
Ralphie and the Gang Come Home
December 16-17, 2023 at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond, Indiana during the annual "A Christmas Story Comes Home Exhibit" "A tribute to the 40th Anniversary of "A Christmas Story," a tribute to Hammond, and a tribute to every heart that ever found joy in this timeless tale. The cast, your beloved misfits, are all set to make this reunion an event of legendary proportions. From Peter Billingsley to Scott Schwartz, the gang's all here to relive the magic with you!"
 
July 23, 2023
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Eugene B. Bergmann
Another loss for the Shepherd Community
On July 14th 2023, the Shepherd community lost a great member. With the passing of Eugene Bergmann. Gene was the author of two great books "Excelsior You Fathead - The Art and Enigma of Jean Shepherd" and "Shep's Army" as well as his blog "Shepquest". He will be sadly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
 
July 12, 2012
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Shep in 1978
Photo is dated on back Dec 14, 1978 and is from the Clinton Historical Museum Collection. Shep did his second annual Clinton show at the Clinton Historical Musem Village on August 3, 1978, so it may have been taken at that time (?)
 

 

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Replay Date: February 28, 2024

Oriental Wisdom, Charlie Chan Sayings
Airdate: February 27 or 28 1969


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April 7, 1969
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Buried Cars, Chan, Moto
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March 22, 1969
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Selling Seeds
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Ogalthorpe, Miss
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February 27, 1969
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Oriental Wisdom, Charlie Chan Sayings
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March 8, 1969
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African Tribal Music
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May 16, 1967
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Crackerjacks
 
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