Tag: mail bag

82 Posts

Aug 09, 2013

Now You See It, Now You Don't

Staff Blog

Is this little topiary endeavor just a case of a Prius driver taking his interest in being green just a bit too far?

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Jun 06, 2014

National Doughnut Day: Name That Doughnut

Staff Blog

Is it a Tractor Wheel? Is it a Cruller? Terry from WV wants to get to the bottom of an important question about doughnuts and we need your help. 

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Dec 17, 2012

The True Cost of Being a Jerk

Staff Blog

Listener Don just figured out that being a jerk cost him $751. How did he arrive at this calculation? Read his sad tale about the real costs of illegal parking and find out!

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Dec 19, 2012

Not All Mechanics Have Boats

Staff Blog

Not all mechanics have boats. Some, it seems, have jets.

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Dec 04, 2012

By the Numbers: How Your Hour Is Wasted

Staff Blog

How does your perfectly good, wasted hour listening to Car Talk break down? One listener has it all figured out. 

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Oct 19, 2012

Car Talk Plaza: Japan Edition

Staff Blog

Check out this letter we got from our biggest fan in Japan, who has the best excuse ever: "The tsunami stole my sticker!"

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Oct 12, 2012

Possibly His Greatest Achievement: How Steve Jobs Made Car Talk More Bearable

Staff Blog

Find out how Steve Jobs succeeded in an area that has stumped NPR execs for years -- how to make Car Talk more bearable. 

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Jun 25, 2012

We've changed the American conversation!

Staff Blog

One of Tom and Ray's more elegant phrases has entered the lexicon of automotive shop technicians.

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Jun 26, 2012

Recently Found In Box 3500

Staff Blog

A coconut. No kidding. That and other actual fan mail we've recently received, this way.

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