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NPR's 'Car Talk' Guru Dead at 77

Tom Magliozzi was one-half of the 'Tappet brothers'

(Newser) - Tom Magliozzi, better known as the elder half of the so-called "Tappet brothers" on NPR's long-running and beloved Car Talk, died today of complications of Alzheimer's, the station confirms . He was 77. Like Ray Magliozzi, his co-host and younger brother by a dozen years, Magliozzi had an... More »

NPR's 'Car Talk' Ending Its Ride

Tom and Ray Magliozzi calling it quits after 25 years

(Newser) - Oh tragedy of radio tragedies: The brothers behind "Car Talk," NPR's much-beloved (and, incidentally, most popular) program, have decided to slip the car into park and turn off the engine for good. Tom and Ray Magliozzi today announced that their final new episode of the Saturday morning... More »

Car Talk Bros Get Animated, Dis Gas-Guzzling Heaps

Click and Clack to star in PBS cartoon, pessimistic Nova episode

(Newser) - NPR’s chuckling Car Talk guys Tom and Ray Magliozzi are about to become even more animated—with a new cartoon series of themselves on PBS. But their view on the heaps they've helped drivers patch up for the past 30 years isn't so funny, Newsweek reports. Click and Clack's... More »

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