Years ago, Tom and Ray delivered the commencement address at MIT. Turns out, someone was listening!
Yes. On a recent show 11 year old Hanna from Granby, Connecticut called to ask how to get back at her Dad, who was getting his jollies from laying on the horn of his truck when she walked by. Tom and Ray suggested a tattoo. But-- and this is a big but-- they suggested a temporary, henna tattoo.
Be scared. Be very, very scared. Why? Simple: Tom and Ray might be training your next doctor. Turns out, our humble hosts are not half bad at taking a history. And, they might have some skills to share with, a gastroenterologist. Or even a brain surgeon.
Don’t worry. It’s not what you think. No mechanic’s bellies will ever be shown gyrating on our lousy web site. It turns out, Tom and Ray have finally reached one of our last, hold-out demographics... belly dancers! Check out this great letter and photo that our Producer Dougie Berman got from NPR host Teshima Walker.
Like the Car Talk theme tune? A lot of listeners tell us it's the best part of the show. We're not sure we'd disagree. Well, we love David Grisman's "Dawggy Mountain Breakdown," too, and we thought you'd like to know a bit of exciting news about those melodious bluegrass notes.
Car Talk joined our friends from WBUR at a recent event. The Spring Festival, held at Community Rowing on the Charles River, gives listeners a chance to hang out on the water with their favorite local radio personalities. Captains Click and Clack of the S.S. Boat Payment made a guest appearance.
Tom’s birthday comes but once a year and we couldn’t miss it. We’re deeply concerned about honoring our wise hosts… okay, who are we kidding? We’re looking for a chance to procrastinate and have an iced cappuccino with the old man. How did we celebrate Tom this year? Well…. Tired of...
We all know what happens to politicians who take courageous stances. Raise the retirement age for social security so it'll stay solvent? Raise taxes to pay for the services we want? Use a gasoline tax to decrease our dependence on foreign oil? Cut the military to where it's only nine times...
Tom and Ray have been on The Tonight Show. They've done Letterman. They've won the (once prestigious, until they got it) Peabody Award. But now, at long last, we've really hit the big time! From listener William DeBuvitz: CarTalk is in a NY TIMES crossword puzzle. The 5/11/10 NY TIMES crossword...