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Last Update: 01-12-2009
Last Update: 01-12-2009

waiting for Shepherd

Prologue: One night Jean Shepherd instructed his listeners, "Okay, open the window, put your radio on the window sill and turn the volume way down." Then you could barely hear him whispering, "Now, when I count to three, turn the volume all the way up. One, two, three...". I was a rebellious adolescent, and gleefully followed his instructions. Everything became quiet. Suddenly he shouted at the top of his voice: "YOU FILTHY PRAGMATIST!!!"...

Copyright: 2000 Playboy


October 16,2000
Photo by Bill Frantz

October 16,2000
Photo by Vernon Smith