Blogs

Bad Jokes: Interplanetary Edition
Nov 04, 2019

Bad Jokes: Astronomy Edition

Staff Blog

Bad jokes with a tenuous connection to astronomy and an even more tenuous connection to humor and good taste.

lame jokes

Ray Magliozzi using the telephone.
Oct 29, 2019

Got a Question for Ray?

Staff Blog

Ray broke the padlock on the studio door and is sneaking in next week to answer a few car questions.

Ray our lousy show

Close up of headlight on a Toyota CH-R XLE
Oct 28, 2019

20 Questionable New Car Trends

Philip Ruth

Here are 20 new-car features about which we have mixed feelings.

auto industry design rants

VIN
Oct 25, 2019

You Won't Get Too Far with Only a Car's VIN

Dear Car Talk

Finding out your vehicle's build history may take some sleuthing.

manufacturing GMC

Pelican in police car.
Oct 21, 2019

Bad Joke: The Pelican Hunter

Staff Blog

A bird hunter appears in court for having shot a pelican. The judge, shaking his head says, "Son, what were you thinking? Surely you know that pelicans are a protected species!"