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In the Corner with Dan Hughes

Jan 27, 2011

Composite bats are banned in Little League baseball, high school baseball, college baseball, and major league baseball.  That pretty much leaves softball, and the writing may be on the wall there, too.

In this show, I discuss the history of softball bats, and then I take a look at a recently-published study that shows...

Jan 24, 2011

Until the 1950s, most radio science fiction stories were aimed at children.  Shows like Superman,  Buck Rogers and Flash Gordon were regular afternoon fare for the kids.

But science fiction magazines for adults were going strong in the early 1950’s.  Titles like Fantasy and Science Fiction, Astounding Science...

Jan 20, 2011

Do you have friends who question your sanity because you are a treasure hunter? 

Do you wish you had a snappy comeback when they heap scorn upon your beloved hobby? 

This show gives you some good answers for those idiot friends of yours.


The second edition of my Metal Detecting Manual is out now. Buy your copy

Jan 18, 2011

When popular comedian Red Skelton was drafted, the bandleader of his radio show was offered a chance to create a replacement show.  

And thus was born The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet.  

The bandleader, of course, was Ozzie Nelson, and the band's vocalist was his wife Harriet, who had sung professionally under the...

Jan 13, 2011

The only New Year's Resolution I ever kept earned me over $30,000.  You can hear the story here.

Most resolutions are impossible to honor for very long. 

In this show, I give you some tips on making resolutions that you can keep, and that just may make you a better softball player.  (Or earn you a lot of money.)