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: We have a special guest (Les is more) who helps us out tell Megan what her Yankee Stadium seats might be worth.  Has she hit a home run?

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Q: That grocery item, which began in 1886, created a whole new world of advertising and used famous artists such as Norman Rockwell and Andrew Wyeth to help sell their items?

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Q:  What collecting craze started in the 1960’s with dump digging?

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There are Places I Remember:

Oberammergau, Germany

This small town in the Bavarian Mountains holds a special town play ever 10 years called The Passion Play.  It’s based on the life of Christ and started in 1634 when the town prayed that if God would spare the town from the Bubonic Plague (running rampant in Europe), they would hold a passion play.  This play lasts all summer long (May-October) and includes more than 2,000 town people.  Over ½ million visitors see  it each year!

 

Saying of the Week

It’s a good deed to forget a bad joke.

Brenden Behan, Irish Poet

Word of the Day

 Curvilinear:  in a curved line or style, opposite of geometric or linear.

 

 


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