Shep Related News
October 24th in Shep History
Short Stories and Columns by Shep
A True Story
City College of New York (CCNY)
October - Autumn and its effects on us - Myths
Movie Mill Scene
The Ballad of Blasphemous Bill - Robert Service Poetry
Incipient Marching Band Obscenity
Queens, New York
Using Grocery Money To Buy 30 Gumballs
Harold Dill, Bully
Beer Can Collection, Fringe Benefits
HE TOOK THE TIME HE NEEDED; AND NEVER RUSHED TO AN ENDING.(YOUR TIME)
My good fortune to have known Jean Shepherd
WBAI Tribute to Jean Shepherd by Max Schmid
Check Another Day
July 21, 2021
Shep as a baby
Happy Birthday Shep!!
100 Years Old Today!
Hard to believe, but Shep is now 100 years old. And his memory is still alive and well.
June 2, 2021
Tom Nalesnik - 'A Look Behind in Rewind'
A Look Behind in Rewind
Tom Nalesnik (Shep Fan of course) has a podcast called "A Look Behind in Rewind" and has paid tribute to Shep on this podcast about his personal encounter with Shep at a booksigning.
A Look Behind in Rewind podcast <<<
January 3, 2021
Betrayal: Jean Shepherd and "A Christmas Story"
Interesting article posted on the Los Angeles Review of Books website by author Lee Vinsel.
Thanks to Paul De Zan.
LARB website <<<
August 23, 2020
Pin given out by Shep in the 50's
Thanks to David Balkansky, we can now see a pin that was given out by Shep in the 50's. He wrote: "I attended several events in Washington Sq. with my kazoo, many others and of course Jean. At one of these gatherings he passed out a small, "Excelsior you fat head!" button."
see: Excelsior You Fathead!
June 2, 2020
Shep on Letterman - March 10, 1982
promoting "A Fistful of Fig Newtons"
A 12 minute segment of the David Letterman Show with Shep as a guest has surfaced on YouTube. He is here to promote his book "A Fistful of Fig Newtons" and tells some of the stories like 'Lost at C' and the 'Great Ice Cream Riots' as well as side tracking in his usual fashion.
YouTube Video <<<