Radio: The Good-Luck Kick

Every Wednesday night, Bill Cullen plays a parlor game in Manhattan. Then he flies to Los Angeles to play a parlor game there on Thursday nights. Then he flies back to New York to spend four hours chatting on NBC-Radio. For these jmd similar radio-TV chores, Master of Ceremonies Cullen earns about $150,000 a year. He says wonderingly: "I guess I'm the luckiest guy in the world."

Sugar & Caustic. Fifteen years in the industry have honed Bill Cullen to the supersharpness required of a good M.C. His patter is sometimes irrelevant, but it is always fast; his smile gleams...

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