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Sunday, October 25, 2015
CAR TALK CLASSICS: NO FACTORY RECALLS. SO FAR. by NPR
Published by HighBridge in April of 2015.
Duration: Approximately 3.5 hours
After 35 years on the air, there are no more Car Talk episodes being made.Tom has passed on and Ray Magliozzi is retired. But, they still are broadcast on NPR stations across the country. NPR is also going back and searching for great episodes to sell. This is a four episode collection that probably dates from the late 1990s, based on the cars that they were discussing.
In these episodes Tom and Ray weigh in on the following:
-The lady in Alaska whose truck only goes up hills in reverse (and how she ended up in Alaska in the first place).
-The woman whose husband bought a car to rebuild and restore that only worked in reverse.
-The woman who had 33 different cars in the last 15 years.
-The astronaut who called from the space shuttle and knew Tom and Ray when he used to go to their shop back when he was in college.
-The freshman student who was suffering from intense philosophical malaise. Features Tom and Ray's discussion on adulthood and the meaning of life in the real world.
-The dog that rode on the roof of the cab of its owner's truck as she crossed the country.
-Goats and cars.
If you like the radio show, you will love this collection. It can be found on Amazon.com here:
[(Car Talk Classics: No Factory Recalls. So Far.)] [Author: Tom Magliozzi]
I rate this collection 4 stars out of 5.