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In the Corner with Dan Hughes

Jul 30, 2012

The short story spawned a novel, the novel spawned a movie, and the movie spawned a radio series. 

The novel and the movie were Mr. Blandings Builds His Dreamhouse, and the radio show was Mr. & Mrs. Blandings. 

The movie and the radio series both starred Cary Grant, and in the radio version, Mrs. Blandings was...


Jul 26, 2012

Sure, you know the infield fly rule. 

What about the force out vs. appeal play rule? 

This show tells you how to get your rules straight, and how to talk to some of the best umps in the country about softball rule interpretation.

ASA, USSSA, NSA - Whatever rules your league uses, you'll find the answers...


Jul 23, 2012

Dizzy Dean was the last National League pitcher to win 30 games in one season, in 1934, and he won TWO world series games that year.  He entered the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1953.

But he is probably better-known by more people as a hillbilly baseball play-by-play announcer.  He was on the air from soon after his...


Jul 19, 2012

NOTE:  A COMPLETE INDEX TO ALL THE "IN THE TREASURE CORNER" SHOWS IS NOW POSTED AT:

http://danhughes.net/indext.htm

The chart here shows average North American temperatures for the past century, with the heavy line showing the rise since 1975.  Let the politicians argue why - what concerns us is how to handle the...


Jul 16, 2012

Many of the movies on the Academy Award Theater did not win Academy Awards.  The only requirement was that either the movie, or one of its stars, had been nominated for an Oscar.  That left the door open for a huge number of movies to appear on this radio-adaptation series. 

The Academy Award Theater ran for just...