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 first this week.  More people are on our show at one time than ever before.  Check it out, along with a 7th grade class in Oklahoma.


Q:  When Polaroid developed their new “instant” camera, the price was high, but it was very successfully-especially in Russia, where money was tight but the public bought it up.  Why?

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Q:  What Asian porcelain is named after garden scenes with women and children often done in pink and green, sometimes having gold trim?

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Those Were the Days


Not too long ago for most of us, but some weren’t born.  It was the year of Tickle Me Elmo and Toy Story figures, MAD cow disease in England, Oprah started her book club, and ER and Seinfeld ruled television.  The Yankees win the series and all’s right with the world, except the top songs are Don’t Speak and the Macarena.  Can’t win in everything!




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