Value This - The weekly Radio Appraisal show with Brian Kathenes and Leon Castner

Brian and Leon, will blow your mind with their witty and thorough knowledge of everything that you can put a price tag on. Listen every week on your local public radio station.

Synopsis: A caller has a great autograph book collected by his ancestors which includes many baseball greats.  Is this a home run?  Special guest Vic Franco talks about furniture restoration and Herman Miller talks about chairs.  (Sorry-that’s a joke.  Herman Miller made chairs…and a caller’s got one.


Q:  Hooper was a 1978 action comedy starring Burt Reynolds, but in the 1940s and 50s Hooper was something else.  Who or what is a “hooper?”

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Q: Who is buried in Grant’s tomb?

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Those Were the Days


Quite a year for change.  Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat in the bus.  James Dean lost his in an accident and MacDonald’s opened up and offered us all one.  Best songs of the year were Rock Around the Clock and Ballad of Davy Crockett (Leon’s favorite).



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We are all stars-and we deserve to twinkle.

Marilyn Monroe


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