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Jean Shepherd radio show
Jean Shepherd radio show

Humorist Jean Shepherd was on WOR radio in New York from 1955 to 1977. The movie "A Christmas Story" is loosely based on his early years. His books included  "In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash" and "Wanda Hickey's Night of Golden Memories: and Other Disasters".

Check out his Wikipedia page for details and this website for audio of many of his radio shows:

https://newsthink.org/media/jean_shepherd/index.html

Contributed by Ed Sawicki

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Posted by notsteve at 2:49 am (PST) on Wed January 25, 2023   
He performed his radio show largely on the fly without a script.
Posted by Ed Sawicki at 7:37 am (PST) on Mon December 26, 2022   
My geek friends and I listened to Shep throughout our teens.

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