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#1531: Existential Stupidity

Original Air Date: 08.01.2015
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This week on The Best of Car Talk, are Tom and Ray’s seemingly moronic questions actually a form of deep philosophical inquiry, worthy of Kierkegaard or Camus? Probably not, but one listener’s theory is at least worth a few laughs!
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