Whenever someone comes out with new technology, there is always someone else to come up with a reason to fear it. In this program from January 7, 1971; Shep details some items we currently take for granted that were once cause for alarm.
As another year comes to a close, Shep wonders how mankind first recognized the end of the annual cycle. In this program from December 31, 1975; he recreates the first New Year using his old friends, Og and Charlie
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.
Today: Local filmmaker Nick Mantis in in the studio to talk about the final stages of work on his documentary "Shep" -- about Hammond's "master story teller" Jean Shepherd, as told by the people who knew him, were influenced by him and help keep his memory alive -- and narrated by "Shep" himself. Nick plans for a pilot of the documentary to come out this coming spring.