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: Find out all about Laureen’s Got to Boogie on today’s Value This.  That’s right…Laureen-not Brian or Leon, although Brian got to Boogie with her.  All that and German silver lamps and a brand new (never out of the box) Atari 2600.


Q:  Why does the Pentagon have twice as many toilets as necessary? 

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A state capitol, charming village, or famous city will be featured each week describing their unique contributions to American history and the world of antiques and collectibles.  Nominate one of your favorite or your home town by emailing us at  We’ll even put you on the show (if you want).


Brian and Leon reminisce about their times in Winnipeg, Canada and will explain the difference between a tooney and a looney.  It was also a hotbed of rock and roll fever in the 1960s and 1970s.  Guess who came from there?



Saying of the Week

Fonds (A group of documents that originates from the same source.)

 Word of the Day

Colophon  (The publisher’s mark on the title page of a book or manuscript.)


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