Deathtraps of Yore

05.31.2012

We’ve all heard that cars are safer now than they’ve ever been before. These archival images of auto accidents in Boston really capture that message -- and also the improvements we see in today’s cars.

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Steve Martin Outed as Car Talk Fan!

05.30.2012

Guess who likes our lousy show? Steve Martin! Our other two listeners will be delighted with this news. 

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What Car Should A Clown Drive?

05.24.2012

What's the right ride for a convoy of clowns? A few red-nosed listeners to our lousy show are wondering!

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Exclusive In-Studio Test Flight!

05.23.2012

Tom and Ray test drive (er, crash) the new office helicopter.

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Car Talk Plaza: The Voicemail

05.18.2012

We get a lot of whacko voicemail messages here at Car Talk Plaza. Listen to them right here!

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New Life Forms Discovered at Car Talk Plaza?

05.15.2012

Clean freaks, avert your eyes!

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If You Think You Know the Answer...

05.11.2012

Look what was found in the piles of Box 3500 mail this week!

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House Fire Caused by Electric Car

05.09.2012

Read how one electric car caused a house in Texas to go up in flames last week.

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Sonja Henie's Tutu!

05.08.2012

A listener alerted us that Sonja Henie's tutu made a guest appearance on this week's Antiques Roadshow. 

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Confessions of a Car Talk Lackey

05.04.2012

One daring intern spills the beans about what it's like to work for Tom and Ray. To our friends at the Department of Labor, there's nothing for you to see here. Move along! Everyone else, read her shocking revelations right here.

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What Are Car Talk Fans Called? Tappetheads?

05.03.2012

A listener wonders what Car Talk fans are called, and we make a case for a new word.

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Untested Medical Uses for Car Talk

05.01.2012

Did Tom and Ray inadvertently help one listener recover from a coma?

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