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In the Corner with Dan Hughes

Jun 28, 2012

This is the 100th program from In the  Softball Corner, and instead of discussing softball this time, I give you an inside view of how and why this show exists. 

Why do I do the show? 

Why is each episode so short? 

Why are there no guests or co-hosts, or groups of people around the microphone for rousing...


Jun 25, 2012

Groucho Marx was approached by a radio producer with the idea of hosting a quiz show.

Groucho wasn't excited.  Then they told him he could adlib. 

He gave it a shot, and the rest is history. 

This episode of You Bet Your Life first aired on October 25, 1947.

The inline audio player is no more, so to listen to this...


Jun 21, 2012

This is the 100th program from In the Treasure Corner, and instead of discussing metal detecting this time, I give you an inside view of how and why this show exists. 

Why do I do the show? 

Why is each episode so short? 

Why are there no guests or co-hosts, or groups of people around the microphone for rousing...


Jun 18, 2012

Blackstone was perhaps the most famous magician of the World War II era.  His extravagant stage show was legendary, and his career spawned both a comic book and a radio show. 

The radio show was Blackstone, the Magic Detective.  It ran on the Mutual network from 1948 to 1950 as a fifteen-minute Sunday afternoon show. ...


Jun 14, 2012

Time for another book review! 

The book is Fast- and Slow-Pitch Softball, by Mario Pagnoni and Gerald Robinson. 

Basically, an excellent book which I highly recommend, and you can buy a used copy for just a penny on Amazon!  (But you pay $3.99 for shipping - and it's still a good deal.)

Also, a followup on the...