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Alex

Alex Marysville, KS, United States
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  • "Whoo hoo! It's CD burnable."

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    I wrote earlier that I let my subscription to Car Talk lapse because it was not burnable to CD. Well, that has changed. Now, I can burn the shows to a CD so I can listen in the car. Not only that, but the "commercials" during the breaks (you know, those public service announcements and ads for upcoming NPR shows) are removed.

    I love the new way Car Talk is done. The newest show is always available on Monday for me to get. I don't have to listen to "commercials". I can burn it to CD. Can life get any better?

    Way to go, Audible! Oh, and you too, Tom and Ray.

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    Car Talk, 1-Month Subscription

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    • By Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi
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    One of NPR's most popular programs, Car Talk lets listeners (2.3 million of them) call in with their car woes while the hosts dish out their wit and know-how. At the end of each hour, 2 of 2 things are guaranteed to happen: you'll learn something about your motor vehicle and you'll have a belly laugh. Get the latest issue or subscribe!

    Alex says: "Whoo hoo! It's CD burnable."
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Linda

Linda Miramar Beach, FL, USA 07-22-06
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    If you are a CarTalk fan you will love this one! Smooth transitions (as opposed to the "Best of") and some memorable moments that can be enjoyed over and over. Highly recommended!

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    Car Talk: Calls About Animals and Cars

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 6 mins)
    • By Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi
    • Narrated By Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi
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    This brand-new collection rounds up some of our all-time favorite calls about animals and cars -- like Sidney, whose lunch disappeared in the air vents (and then died there!); Richard and his goat problem; and the dog who likes to ride on top of the truck cab. We've also included the "Andy Letter," possibly the greatest letter ever received at Car Talk Plaza, along with the phone call that precipitated it -- a call about electric brakes on a cattle trailer.

    Linda says: "One of the BEST!"

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  • 4.8 (188 ratings)
    Car Talk, 1-Month Subscription  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    Car Talk, 1-Month Subscription

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    One of NPR's most popular programs, Car Talk lets listeners (2.3 million of them) call in with their car woes while the hosts dish out their wit and know-how. At the end of each hour, 2 of 2 things are guaranteed to happen: you'll learn something about your motor vehicle and you'll have a belly laugh. Get the latest issue or subscribe!

    Alex says: "Whoo hoo! It's CD burnable."
  • 4.8 (40 ratings)
    Car Talk, Backseat Driving Lessons, January 7, 2006  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    Car Talk, Backseat Driving Lessons, January 7, 2006

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    This week, one of the guy's sons gets even with Dad on the air, for ruining his "street cred."

  • 4.8 (36 ratings)
    Car Talk, 12-Month Subscription  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    Car Talk, 12-Month Subscription

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    Each week, listeners call in with their car woes and brothers in grime Tom and Ray Magliozzi dish out their wit and know-how. Get the latest issue or subscribe, and hear an interview with Tom and Ray.

    Harald says: "the best"
  • 4.4 (33 ratings)
    Car Talk: Why You Should Never Listen to Your Father When it Comes to Cars  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi Narrated by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    Car Talk: Why You Should Never Listen to Your Father When it Comes to Cars

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    Car Talk Fact: 98 percent of misinformation in the world comes from fathers (the other 2 percent comes from us). Throughout history, when a child asks a father a question, the father feels he must give the child an answer. Even if he doesn't know what the answer is (which, as we said, is the case 98 percent of the time).

    Ed says: "Hilarious"
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  • 4.3 (30 ratings)
    Car Talk: Men are from GM, Women are from Ford  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi Narrated by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    Car Talk: Men are from GM, Women are from Ford

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    Why is it that so many of our calls start out talking about, say, differentials or power steering, but wind up discussing men, women, devious ploys of deception, and power trips? Simple. To quote our producer, Dougie Berman: "A car is just a big inanimate object through which we reveal ourselves and our true personalities. Tangled up with cars are the issues of money, power, independence, self-image, confidence, generosity, and honesty, just to name a few." We couldn't have said it better, if at all.

    Charlotte says: "Funny"
  • 4.4 (29 ratings)
    Car Talk: Calls About Animals and Cars  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi Narrated by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    Car Talk: Calls About Animals and Cars

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 6 mins)
    • By Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi
    • Narrated By Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi
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    This brand-new collection rounds up some of our all-time favorite calls about animals and cars -- like Sidney, whose lunch disappeared in the air vents (and then died there!); Richard and his goat problem; and the dog who likes to ride on top of the truck cab. We've also included the "Andy Letter," possibly the greatest letter ever received at Car Talk Plaza, along with the phone call that precipitated it -- a call about electric brakes on a cattle trailer.

    Linda says: "One of the BEST!"
  • 4.5 (28 ratings)
    Car Talk, Irreconcilable Road Trip, November 12, 2005  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    Car Talk, Irreconcilable Road Trip, November 12, 2005

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    This week, a very memorable Stump the Chumps.

  • 4.4 (27 ratings)
    The Second Best of Car Talk: More Used Calls From Click and Clack  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi Narrated by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    The Second Best of Car Talk: More Used Calls From Click and Clack

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    • By Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi
    • Narrated By Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi
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    Fresh out of the Dewey, Cheetham, and Howe audio dumpster, our Second Best of Car Talk features some of the least-lousy calls we've ever aired! Seriously, we've had some pretty darned wacko calls, from "Clinton Sends Vowels to Bosnia" to "Gail, the Toll-gate Fugitive", and, our personal favorite, the tale of our German pal Max and his little Schnauzer.

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  • 4.4 (25 ratings)
    The Hatchback of Notre Dame: More Car Talk Classics  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi Narrated by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    The Hatchback of Notre Dame: More Car Talk Classics

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    So, what's here? Morley Safer, displaying a downright embarassing obsession with his Peugeot. Space shuttle astronaut John Grunsfeld, who's calling from Hawaii. (Well, 700 miles over Hawaii, actually.) And, there's one of our personal all-time favorite callers, our pal Dave from Bemidji, sharing the sordid tale of his journey to Alaska.

    wck says: "Love it"
  • 3.9 (53 ratings)
    The Best of Car Talk, Volume One  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi Narrated by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    The Best of Car Talk, Volume One

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    We know, we know, Best of Car Talk is probably Webster's working definition for "oxymoron". But you might enjoy some of these highlights from our first eight years of radio shows. Hear some callers who really broke us up, including "Eggs Prestone", "The Day Ole Moses Blew Lunch", and "Bad Hair Days".

  • Car Talk, The Truth Detector, March 22, 2014  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi Narrated by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    Car Talk, The Truth Detector, March 22, 2014

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    • By Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi
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    This week on Car Talk, Tom and Ray help test a device that should strike fear in the hearts of all mechanics: a voice biometrics-based lie detector. Elsewhere, Corinne can't seem to get an oil change without a broken dipstick as a bonus; Christine's keys are stuck in her ignition--which may not be too worrisome, since her car won't start; and can struggling musician Dan fix his van's exhaust with guitar strings and an orange juice can? Also, a story that offers even more proof why you should never drive like Tommy! All this and more, this week on Car Talk.

  • The Splendid Table, 12-Month Subscription  by Lynne Rossetto Kasper

    The Splendid Table, 12-Month Subscription

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    The Splendid Table is a one-hour culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, The Splendid Table tours new culinary territory, from the vineyards of Provence to the city-street diners of Philadelphia. While doing so, host Lynne Rossetto Kasper uncovers hidden delights, and offers her modern take on getting food to the "splendid table" with cooking tips, recipes, and her own personal advice.

  • Car Talk, 12-Month Subscription  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    Car Talk, 12-Month Subscription

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    Each week, listeners call in with their car woes and brothers in grime Tom and Ray Magliozzi dish out their wit and know-how. Get the latest issue or subscribe, and hear an interview with Tom and Ray.

    Harald says: "the best"
  • Car Talk, 1-Month Subscription  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    Car Talk, 1-Month Subscription

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    • By Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi
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    One of NPR's most popular programs, Car Talk lets listeners (2.3 million of them) call in with their car woes while the hosts dish out their wit and know-how. At the end of each hour, 2 of 2 things are guaranteed to happen: you'll learn something about your motor vehicle and you'll have a belly laugh. Get the latest issue or subscribe!

    Alex says: "Whoo hoo! It's CD burnable."
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  • Car Talk, The Curly Package, March 1, 2014  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi Narrated by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    Car Talk, The Curly Package, March 1, 2014

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    • By Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi
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    This week on Car Talk, did Howard get the special Three Stooges option on his Lincoln, or is there another reason why it sounds like Curly whenever he gets out of the car? Elsewhere, Tom got conflicting advice on his Taurus' flashing oil light, and he's wondering who's the genius, and who's the quack. So, who better to ask than two genius quacks?

  • Car Talk, The Ant Picnic, April 12, 2014  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi Narrated by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    Car Talk, The Ant Picnic, April 12, 2014

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    • By Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi
    • Narrated By Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi
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    This week on Car Talk, Mara has tried everything to rid her car of its ant infestation. Well, maybe not everything, since there are no burn marks. Tom and Ray have a way to lure them out that is at once incredibly creative-- and very stupid. Elsewhere, how does Diane reconcile her husband's desire to rebuild his BMW with her parent's need to get it off their farm, so the potatoes can be planted? Also, a lesson to car dealers: if you're going to make up a name for your wife, choose one you know how to spell. And, on Stump the Chumps, we find out if Tom, Ray, and Joan's husband correctly diagnosed her screeching Ford Festiva. All this and more, this week on Car Talk.

  • The Best of Car Talk, Volume One  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi Narrated by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    The Best of Car Talk, Volume One

    • ORIGINAL (56 mins)
    • By Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi
    • Narrated By Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi
    Overall
    (53)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
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    We know, we know, Best of Car Talk is probably Webster's working definition for "oxymoron". But you might enjoy some of these highlights from our first eight years of radio shows. Hear some callers who really broke us up, including "Eggs Prestone", "The Day Ole Moses Blew Lunch", and "Bad Hair Days".

  • Car Talk, The Fall of the Dart, March 29, 2014  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi Narrated by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    Car Talk, The Fall of the Dart, March 29, 2014

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    • By Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi
    • Narrated By Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi
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    This week on Car Talk, all good things must come to an end. So, too, must all pieces of junk, as Tommy's beloved Dodge Dart finally heads to the crusher. Find out what caused its way-beyond-timely demise. Elsewhere, Fred decided to do a good deed and close the door of a stranger's parked truck. Unfortunately, a half hour later said truck caught on fire. Is Fred an unwitting arsonist?

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  • Car Talk, Car Talk Vs. The Marital Industrial Complex, March 8, 2014  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi Narrated by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    Car Talk, Car Talk Vs. The Marital Industrial Complex, March 8, 2014

    • ORIGINAL (54 mins)
    • By Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi
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    This week on Car Talk, will James and his fiancee incur the wrath of Miss Manners and their families by registering for gifts at Louie's Lexus rather than Chafing Dishes R Us?

  • The Splendid Table, 1-Month Subscription  by Lynne Rossetto Kasper

    The Splendid Table, 1-Month Subscription

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    • By Lynne Rossetto Kasper
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    The Splendid Table is a one-hour culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, The Splendid Table tours new culinary territory, from the vineyards of Provence to the city-street diners of Philadelphia. While doing so, host Lynne Rossetto Kasper uncovers hidden delights, and offers her modern take on getting food to the "splendid table" with cooking tips, recipes, and her own personal advice.

    R. Hill says: "stump the chef!"
  • Car Talk, The Ant Picnic, April 12, 2014  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi Narrated by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    Car Talk, The Ant Picnic, April 12, 2014

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    This week on Car Talk, Mara has tried everything to rid her car of its ant infestation. Well, maybe not everything, since there are no burn marks. Tom and Ray have a way to lure them out that is at once incredibly creative-- and very stupid. Elsewhere, how does Diane reconcile her husband's desire to rebuild his BMW with her parent's need to get it off their farm, so the potatoes can be planted? Also, a lesson to car dealers: if you're going to make up a name for your wife, choose one you know how to spell. And, on Stump the Chumps, we find out if Tom, Ray, and Joan's husband correctly diagnosed her screeching Ford Festiva. All this and more, this week on Car Talk.

  • The Splendid Table, Raghavan's Dal, Raghavan Iyer, and Bee Wilson, April 11, 2014  by Lynne Rossetto Kasper Narrated by Lynne Rossetto Kasper

    The Splendid Table, Raghavan's Dal, Raghavan Iyer, and Bee Wilson, April 11, 2014

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    We’re heading to India for this week’s Key 3 with Raghavan Iyer, author of the best-selling 660 Curries. Bee Wilson, author of Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat, brings the stories from our tabletops.

  • Car Talk, Dodge Dart, April 5, 2014  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi Narrated by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    Car Talk, Dodge Dart, April 5, 2014

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    This week on Car Talk, one listener's tribute to Tommy's dearly departed Dodge Dart will have William Wordsworth rolling over in his grave. "For in the spot where Dart once sat, there's now but oil stains." Later, Tom and Ray try to rescue a spoon trapped in one car's vents, and a 20-dollar bill trapped in a driver's door; and, on a slightly more urgent note, they try to keep Eric's engine from disintegrating.

  • The Splendid Table, Ramen Slurp, Ivan Orkin, Gustavo Arellano, and David Rosengarten, April 4, 2014  by Lynne Rossetto Kasper Narrated by Lynne Rossetto Kasper

    The Splendid Table, Ramen Slurp, Ivan Orkin, Gustavo Arellano, and David Rosengarten, April 4, 2014

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    This week it’s a look at real ramen with Ivan Orkin, author of Ivan Ramen: Love, Obsession and Recipes from Tokyo’s Most Unlikely Noodle Joint, the Sterns are in North Garden, Va., at Dr. Ho’s Humble Pie, we talk to Gustavo Arellano of the syndicated Ask a Mexican! column about the latest in American-Mex cuisine, and David Rosengarten of davidrosengarten.com is just back from Sicily and brings us a primer in capers.

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  • Car Talk, The Fall of the Dart, March 29, 2014  by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi Narrated by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi

    Car Talk, The Fall of the Dart, March 29, 2014

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    This week on Car Talk, all good things must come to an end. So, too, must all pieces of junk, as Tommy's beloved Dodge Dart finally heads to the crusher. Find out what caused its way-beyond-timely demise. Elsewhere, Fred decided to do a good deed and close the door of a stranger's parked truck. Unfortunately, a half hour later said truck caught on fire. Is Fred an unwitting arsonist?

  • The Splendid Table, Meat-Eaters, Briana Pobiner, and Harold McGee, February 28, 2014  by Lynne Rossetto Kasper Narrated by Lynne Rossetto Kasper

    The Splendid Table, Meat-Eaters, Briana Pobiner, and Harold McGee, February 28, 2014

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    We're talking to Smithsonian paleoanthropologist Briana Pobiner about the origins of meat-eating. Food scientist Harold McGee explains the nuances of rice wine vinegar, and we get the lowdown on real Southern cooking in Chicago with Garden & Gun magazine’s Julia Reed.

  • The Splendid Table, Saliva the Superhero, Mary Roach, and Mark Bitterman, March 28, 2014  by Lynne Rossetto Kasper Narrated by Lynne Rossetto Kasper

    The Splendid Table, Saliva the Superhero, Mary Roach, and Mark Bitterman, March 28, 2014

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    This week it’s a look at saliva with America’s funniest science writer, Mary Roach, author of Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Trail. The Sterns are at the Blue Scorcher Bakery Café in Astoria, Ore., and we learn which salts are really worth the money with salt merchant Mark Bitterman, author of Salted: A Manifesto on the World's Most Essential Mineral.