Shep rarely took calls from his listeners; but when he was a guest on other programs it was sometimes unavoidable. In this segment from Long John Nebel's December 24, 1966, program on WNBC; Shep answers a few questions from callers.
Jean Shepherd admired the poetry of Robert Service. The themes of life in the Yukon provided a perfect segue into the holiday season. In this program from December 17, 1965; Shep shares some of Service's poetry with his listeners.
Shep spent much of his time in the Army Signal Corps as a private. But, he did eventually earn a stripe and as he tells us in this program from December 10, 1970; it came with some added responsibility.
Last week, Shep confessed to vandalizing wet cement outside his school when he was younger. He continues his confessions of youthful indiscretions in this week's program. Originally aired December 3, 1971; he describes how what seemed like a good idea at the time got out of hand.