Entries Tagged as 'car talk'

The world’s wackiest call-in show

July 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Acquisition News

Celebrating 25 years! The most comprehensive collection of Car Talk highlights ever, mixing automotive advice with wisecracks, roadside philosophy and irresistible guffaws. In 1987, Tom and Ray Magliozzi, also known as Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, made the leap from nursing the motley car population of New England to creating the nationally beloved public […]

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Car Talk Classics: The Pinkwater Files

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Peter here, blogging from Minneapolis. For many years now I have been listening to Tom and Ray, the Magliozzi brothers out of WBUR-FM Radio in Boston. I am not a car guy. I don’t even own a car any longer, but I do recall the joys and heartbreak of owning a used Toyota. My upbringing […]

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CAR TALK’s Tom and Ray tickle fans pink(water) with new collection

August 2nd, 2011 · 1 Comment · Author/Narrator News, Featured Audio Giveaways

If you already thought the Tappet Brothers had something of the humor of third-graders in them, their new collection featuring children’s book author and NPR commentator Daniel Pinkwater both confirms and explains it. Releasing today, Car Talk Classics: The Pinkwater Files is four complete programs from the Car Talk archives, all featuring Click and Clack’s […]

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Economic crisis solved: Just cancel CAR TALK funding

March 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

We assume this will be fuel for the Car Talk guys’ banter in the coming weeks: Anthony Weiner (D-NY) chiding his colleagues on the House floor about the defunding of NPR as a significant aspect of financial reform of federal spending. “We finally found out our problem, we discovered a target that we can all […]

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