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Friday, June 8. 2012. 'Car Talk' Guys Retire. Comedian car mechanics Tom and Ray Magliozzi — aka Click and Clack the Tappet Brothers — are retiring from their weekly NPR 'Car Talk' in the fall. Read the story (sub req'd) | Subscribe to
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Tom and Ray Magliozzi endure, 35 years on, because they act like no one but themselves.
By now, "Car Talk" fans have heard the bad news. Boston gearhead brothers Ray and Tom Magliozzi are putting an end to the live NPR call-in radio show that was their media home for 25 years. The pair, who owned a struggling do-it-yourself car repair
By Erik Wemple That's because NPR will continue broadcasting an archival version of the program, an undertaking that'll draw from 25 years, 1200 shows and 12500 callers. (The show has been on Boston's WBUR for 35 years and on NPR member stations for