Hosts of 'Car Talk' to Retire After 35 Years of Automotive Banter

After 35 years of weekly broadcasts and some 12,500 calls, the wisecracking brothers announced on Friday that they are retiring. “As of October, we’re not going to be recording any more new shows,” Tom, 74, wrote in a CarTalk.com column written with Ray, 63, who added, “We’ve decided that it’s time to stop and smell the cappuccino.”

I don’t know a damn thing about cars – I assume there’s an engine under the hood but never bother to look to confirm – but whenever I got the chance, I listened to these two guys.

Hosts of ‘Car Talk’ to Retire After 35 Years of Automotive Banter

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  1. The Eurozone continues to unravel, the worldwide fiscal system moves closer to the abyss, but when Tom and Ray say they are closing up shop, well, that’s a disaster! Whether you care about cars or not it doesn’t matter. They cared about people — and their problems, big and small.

    It was a great run, guys. But before you sign off, I have this niggling problem with a speak in my 2005 Mini…..

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