Canton, NY, Dec 03, 2009 — Dean has been a broadcaster for more than three decades, including years as an arts and culture correspondent for NPR and as the creator and host of The Next Big Thing. Will Shortz described this book as "the most literate book on crosswords" he's read. Maira Kalman wrote, "If Dean Olsher wrote a book on the history of plumbing supplies, I would snap it up. He whips the subject in a blender of love, curiosity, elation, mystery, humor and obsession." Ellen Rocco and Chris Robinson host.