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:   This show is, quite literally, out of this world.  Someone has a Neil Armstrong photo and signature.  Is it the man on the moon?  Plus normal stuff like antique chairs, amber glass, and an early sofa bed.  Sofa bed?  You heard that right.  Are they collectible?


Q:  Who was the first president to be photographed at his inauguration?

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Q:  How many fingers does the cookie monster have?

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Those Were the Days


The year of the sex symbols Theda Bara, Dola Negrin, and Olive Thomas.  Never heard of them?  Neither have we, but we have heard of the last one, Mary Pickford, the “sweetheart of America” who married Douglas Fairbanks.  The first appearance or top toys of the year were the wooden pogo stick, Raggedy Andy (joining Ann), and Lionel trains.  Top song of the year was Al Jolsen’s Swanee.



Saying of the Week

Knowledge fills a large brain.  It merely inflates a small one.



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