Tag: our lousy show

14 Posts

May 03, 2012

What Are Car Talk Fans Called? Tappetheads?

Staff Blog

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

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Nov 10, 2011

Polluting Young Minds

Staff Blog

As if it weren't bad enough that an entire generation of adults have suffered through our lousy show, we're apparently also polluting the brains of America's future, too!

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Jul 29, 2011

Car Talk Theme Tune, Now Digitally Remastered!

Staff Blog

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.

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Car radio quality and battery drain
Dec 01, 2010

Will Linda's dad drain the car battery, listening to Car Talk?

Dear Car Talk

My father is a HUUUGE fan of your NPR radio show. Every Saturday, he is a devoted listener. At their weekend cottage up north, the reception is sketchy at best. When your show is scheduled to come on, my father...

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